With shortages of speech-language pathologists on the rise and caseloads becoming more diverse, monolingual speech-language pathologists are increasingly being asked to provide evaluations and treatment for multilingual populations. Practical resources for conducting a comprehensive evaluation are described in this course. Specifically, how to use these resources to differentiate speech and language differences and disorders in multilingual pediatric populations is discussed.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe 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 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 list responses to common questions and identify 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 lecture 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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