Speech-language pathologists serve children from a variety of cultural and linguistic backgrounds who have language practices and development that differ from mainstream culture in the United States. This course discusses these differences in cultural populations such as multilingual and non-mainstream dialect-speaking children, in order to better inform assessment and intervention methods in our field.
Course created on February 16, 2021
- After this course, participants will be able to explain the concept of cultural practices and how they influence language development.
- After this course, participants will be able to list three ways in which language development in non-mainstream cultures can differ from mainstream culture in the United States.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe three ways in which differences in language practices and development impact assessment and intervention.
|5-10 Minutes||What is language development?|
|10-20 Minutes||Cultural practices|
|20-30 Minutes||Cultural differences in language development|
|30-40 Minutes||Multilingual language development|
|40-50 Minutes||Non-mainstream dialect language development|
|50-55 Minutes||Application to assessment and intervention practices|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Amy Hobek, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor at the University of Cincinnati, in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department. She provides clinical supervision and direct services at Arlitt Child Development Center, a lab preschool at the University of Cincinnati. Additionally, her teaching and scholarship focus on child language and literacy development with an emphasis on valuing and legitimizing cultural and linguistic variations in these areas within individuals, families, and communities.
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