This course will discuss the rationale for and implementation of parent-report instruments in the assessment of children who are learning a minority home language and English. A variety of tools appropriate for different ages will be presented, and considerations in eliciting accurate reports from diverse families will be discussed.
Course created on August 29, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the evidence indicating that parent-report tools contribute to accurate speech-language assessment in children who speak one or two languages.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify specific parent-report tools that may be relevant for assessment across different age ranges.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe cultural and linguistic considerations in eliciting reports from parents who speak a minority language.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction & overview|
|5-10 Minutes||Rationale: Why use parent report in assessing children?|
|10-20 Minutes||Specific advantages & purposes for using parent report with dual-language learners|
|20-30 Minutes||Influences on the accuracy of parent report|
|30-40 Minutes||Guidelines for improving parent interviews with DLLs|
|40-50 Minutes||Established tools for toddlers, preschoolers, and school-age children|
|50-55 Minutes||Integration and application to specific questions|
|55-60 Minutes||Conclusion, Q&A|
Kerry Danahy Ebert, PhD, CCC-SLP
Kerry Danahy Ebert, PhD, CCC-SLP is an assistant professor and speech-language pathologist in the Department of Communication Disorders and Sciences at Rush University. She also serves as the Graduate Program Director for Speech-Language Pathology. Dr. Ebert conducts research on language disorders and their treatment in monolingual and bilingual children, and is currently conducting an NIH-funded study on attention skills in school-age bilingual children with language impairment. She also serves as an Editor of Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools.
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