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20Q: Accents and Accent Modification

Course: #10351Level: Intermediate 1 Hour 314 Reviews
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Adults acquiring a new language often face challenges because their speech sounds different, and speech-language pathologists are uniquely suited to help them become more effective communicators in their new language. The nature of non-native accents, aspects of accents to address in therapy, and best practices for the ethical provision of elective accent modification services are described in this course.

Course created on January 17, 2023

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CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.1 Intermediate, Professional; IACET/0.1; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.0; SAC/1.0

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  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the nature of non-native accents and their potential impact on communication and wellbeing.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the roles of accentedness, intelligibility, comprehensibility, and naturalness in accent modification.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe best practices for providing ethical elective accent modification services.

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Robert McKinney authored and receives royalties for a book related to this topic. Nonfinancial: Robert McKinney is a member of CORSPAN and the SLPs in Accent Modification Facebook group.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Intermediate Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

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