Due to speech-language pathologist shortages and more diverse caseloads, monolingual SLPs are increasingly being asked to serve multilingual pediatric populations. Practical resources for conducting a comprehensive evaluation and use of the resulting information to differentiate communication differences and disorders are described in this course. Common questions and challenges, such as use of interpreters, are also discussed.
Course created on November 3, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to conduct a comprehensive, culturally and linguistically appropriate assessment for a multilingual child that utilizes information from multiple sources of information.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe how to analyze the information gathered from a multilingual assessment to differentiate communication differences and disorders in pediatric populations.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common challenges related to conducting multilingual assessment in various settings (e.g., schools, private practice).
|0-5 Minutes||Background and introduction to multilingual populations|
|5-15 Minutes||Use of interpreters to conduct assessments|
|15-45 Minutes||Using multiple sources of information to determine eligibility for services in multilingual populations|
|45-55 Minutes||Navigating common issues and scenarios|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
MS CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Meg Morgan, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL is a Spanish-English bilingual speech-language pathologist and clinical assistant professor at the University of New Hampshire. She has worked as a bilingual speech-language pathologist in Arizona, Texas, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Maine. She serves on ASHA’s School Issues Advisory Board and as an executive board member for the New Hampshire Speech-Language Hearing Association. She is a Board Certified Specialist in Child Language.
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