This course will provide an overview of bilingual service delivery with pediatric clients, including bilingual speech and language development, evaluation and treatment, and the use of interpreters. Speech-language pathologists will learn practical information regarding bilingual service delivery to better serve their diverse caseloads in schools and other clinical practice settings.
Course created on July 13, 2020
- After this course, participants will be able to describe basic elements of bilingual language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify best practices in evaluation of bilingual clients suspected of speech or language disorders.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify best practices in treatment of bilingual clients exhibiting speech or language disorders.
Kelly Jackson received her Bachelor of Arts in Communicative Disorders and Spanish and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Alabama. She began her career as a speech-language pathologist working in a skilled nursing facility and has experience working in many different settings including hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and public schools. Kelly has worked with patients ranging from early childhood to geriatric with various speech, language, and swallowing disorders. She speaks Spanish and has had experience in conducting speech therapy and evaluations in Spanish in various settings and is currently completing an advanced certificate in bilingual speech-language pathology. In her current position, Kelly teaches in the undergraduate and graduate speech-language pathology programs at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, and serves as the clinical lab coordinator.
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0.1 ASHA CEUs
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Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services
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Speech-Language and Audiology Canada
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