This course is an overview of the linguistic and cultural considerations all SLPs must take when working with patients/clients who are bilingual, bidialectal, or speak English as a second language, even when managing such cases in English. Common pitfalls, myths, and resources will be reviewed.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify common areas of mismanagement of multilingual speakers.
- After this course, participants will be able to list requisite cultural and linguistic competencies for managing multilingual speakers, even when treating in English.
- After this course, participants will be able to list competencies for managing phonological, speech, and feeding issues in multilingual speakers.
- After this course, participants will be able to cite important resources for managing multilingual patients and students.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe benefits and characteristics of multilingual functioning and development.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction & Overview|
|5-10 Minutes||Dispelling Myths|
|10-20 Minutes||Cultural & Linguistic Competence|
|20-35 Minutes||Distinguishing Disorder form Difference|
|35-50 Minutes||Language Assessment & Management Considerations|
|50-55 Minutes||Speech & Swallowing Considerations|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusions & Q&A|
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