Multilingual Matters for Monolingual SLPs: Best Practice 101

Course: #5699Level: Introductory1 Hour 42 Reviews

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.

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Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify common areas of mismanagement of multilingual speakers.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list requisite cultural and linguistic competencies for managing multilingual speakers, even when treating in English.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to list competencies for managing phonological, speech, and feeding issues in multilingual speakers.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to cite important resources for managing multilingual patients and students.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to describe benefits and characteristics of multilingual functioning and development.

Agenda

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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