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Dual Language Learners: Converging Evidence to Determine Speech and Language Services Eligibility

Course: #9888Level: Advanced1 Hour
Live WebinarTue, Oct 5, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT

This course presents the Convergence Evidence Framework (CEF; Castilla-Earls et al., 2020) for the assessment of dual language learners. Assessment tools that are compatible with the CEF are also discussed, along with interpretation of testing results.

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Live Webinar

Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 3:00 pm EDT

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

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list the main elements of the convergence evidence framework.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe the principles of standardized testing interpretation.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify at least 3 assessment tools that are compatible with a convergence evidence framework.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Importance of framework
10-20 Minutes Description of framework
20-35 Minutes Principles of standardized testing interpretation
35-55 Minutes Assessment tools
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Anny Castilla-Earls was paid an honorarium for this presentation. She has received grant funding for her research related to this topic. Nonfinancial: No relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by SpeechPathology.com.

Content Disclosure: This course will focus primarily on the Convergence Evidence framework and not on other models for assessing dual language learners.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

Advanced Level
0.1 ASHA CEUs


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

Continued, LLC, DBA SpeechPathology.com, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). Continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, Continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.


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.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.