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Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Ask the Experts

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How does a child develop more than one language?

Kelly Jackson, MS, CCC-SLP

April 1, 2024

How does a child develop more than one language?   Read More


What is a bilingual versus a cross-lingustic approach to intervention of speech sound disorders? 

Raul F. Prezas, PhD, CCC-SLP, PNAP

December 1, 2023

What is a bilingual versus a cross-lingustic approach to intervention of speech sound disorders?   Read More


What are Each Generation's Career Drivers and Work Styles?

Ingrid Provident, EdD, OTR/L, FAOTA

September 1, 2023

What are each generation's career drivers and work styles currently in the workforce?   Read More


The Impact of Culture on Language Development

Amy Hobek, PhD, CCC-SLP

June 17, 2021

How does language as cultural practice impact language development?   Read More


Evaluating a Bilingual Child When You Don't Speak Their Language

Kelly Jackson, MS, CCC-SLP

December 7, 2020

Can I evaluate a bilingual child if I do not speak the same language(s) as they do?   Read More


Nonword Repetition Tests

Kerry Danahy Ebert, PhD, CCC-SLP

October 6, 2015

What does a nonword repetition test reveal about a child's language learning?   Read More


Appropriate Providers for a Multilingual/Multicultural Speaker

Teresa Signorelli, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

September 15, 2014

Who is an appropriate provider for a multilingual/multicultural speaker?   Read More

Code Switching in Dual Language Learning

Elenny Tuleta, M.Ed., M.A., CCC-SLP, TESL/TEFL

June 12, 2013

Can code switching happen at any level of language?   Read More

Interpreter versus Translator

Teresa Signorelli, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

April 3, 2013

Is there a difference between an interpreter and a translator, or are the terms used interchangeably?   Read More

Spanish PLS-4

Nancy Castilleja, M.A., CCC-SLP

January 28, 2013

Is it true that low scores on both English and Spanish PLS-4 do not necessarily mean that the child had a disorder?   Read More


Bilingual Child with Suspected Speech Sound Errors

Jomar K. Lococo, M.S., CCC-SLP

March 14, 2011

My son is 6 y.o. and for some time has shown some difficulty in articulating his speech. He is bilingual (Portuguese-English) and this happens equally in both languages. It nearly sounds like stutteri...   Read More


Learning Two Languages

Elena Zaretsky, Ph.D,CCC-SLP

June 28, 2010

My son is now 15 months. I speak Arabic with him and he can say few words. We live in Germany and I have to take him to kindergarten but I'm afraid that it would be difficult for him to understand a n...   Read More


Validity of ESL Assessments

Jomar Lococo, M.S.,CCC-SLP

February 15, 2010

How do I ensure validity is present when assessing a second language learner?   Read More

Using Age Equivalencies in ESL Assessment

Jomar Lococo, M.S.,CCC-SLP

January 18, 2010

Why is it helpful to use age equivalencies when assessing second language learners? Can they be used to help determine if a child is eligible for services?   Read More

IDEA Mandates: Articulation Skills for an ESL Student

Alejandro Brice, Ph.D,CCC-SLP

November 16, 2009

I have a child in my school who is unable to produce the Spanish trilled "r". He speaks English as a second language, and speaks Spanish with parents. He is able to produce all variations of "r" and "...   Read More


Can Academic Struggles be Related to Bilingualism?

Dr. Mary Ann Nericcio, Ph.D

October 5, 2009

I have a nine year old daughter who has been showing academic struggles in the last year. Her father and I were separated for the last two years and during that period time her struggles began in scho...   Read More

Second Language Acquisition

Elenny Tuleta, M.A.

June 15, 2009

I have a female child age 2 years 6 months who was referred to my clinic by her parents and day care provider. She was born in Honduras and lived there until the age of two, when she was adopted by an...   Read More


Managing Populations that are Culturally Linguistically Diverse

Dr. Elena Zaretsky, Ph.D,CCC-SLP

September 4, 2006

I am in the process of evaluating a Spanish-speaking preschool student. No English is spoken in the home. I have used an interpreter to complete the testing and am now determining eligibility for serv...   Read More


Bi-Lingual Cochlear Implant Users

Nancye Roussel

August 15, 2005

My daughter Danielle was diagnosed with profound bilateral hearing loss at one month of age. She was implanted at 10 months. She hears the grass grow. Her receptive speech is about age appropriate, ex...   Read More

Acceptance of students in external clinical practicums with foreign dialects and other speech-language differences

Pat Miller, M.S.,CCC-SLP

April 7, 2003

I am privileged with supervising student interns in a medical facility, as well as having the opportunity to coordinate the placement of students throughout our network. I was wondering if there are g...   Read More


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