Utilizing a bilingual framework, this course explores the implementation of a Cycles Approach for highly unintelligible bilingual (Spanish-English) speakers as well as speakers of several other languages. Topics include critical components of a bilingual approach, treatment targets for Spanish-English and multilingual speakers, and strategies for working with multilingual families.
Course created on June 9, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to describe at least three critical components of a bilingual Intervention approach for children with highly unintelligible speech.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify primary, secondary, and inappropriate targets for intervention for bilingual Spanish-English children.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify primary, secondary, and inappropriate targets for intervention for multilingual speakers of other languages.
- After this course, participants will be able to list at least three strategies for providing intervention for speakers of other languages.
|5-20 Minutes||Determining whether Cycles is the right approach for a multilingual child|
|20-35 Minutes||Bilingual Cycles approach|
|35-45 Minutes||Exploring Cycles in languages other than English and Spanish|
|45-55 Minutes||Strategies for working with multilingual families|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Raul F. Prezas
PhD CCC-SLP, PNAP
Raul Prezas, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a Professor in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Nova Southeastern University in Florida. He has 15+ years of clinical experience in the university, public school, and home health settings; particularly working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. His interests include speech disorders, phonological development, bilingual/multilingual assessment, and treatment, working with children with highly unintelligible speech, multilingual phonological treatment models/outcomes, school-based issues, and working with underrepresented students.
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