This course covers best practice for the assessment and treatment of language disorders in school-age children learning two languages. It reviews evidence-based options in both areas, and then applies these options to practical clinical scenarios using case examples. This course is presented in partnership with Rush University.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe common language development patterns for school-age dual-language learners who have a language disorder.
- After this course, participants will be able to list evidence-based options for assessing language skills in school-age dual-language learners.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the rationale for dual language support in children learning two languages.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify possible means for achieving dual language support in children learning two languages.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction & overview|
|5-15 Minutes||Background: bilingualism, social context, and language disorders|
|15-25 Minutes||Assessment principles & options|
|25-35 Minutes||Assessment case example|
|35-45 Minutes||Treatment principles & options|
|45-55 Minutes||Treatment case example|
|55-60 Minutes||Resources, Q&A|
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