Intro to Speech Language Evaluation with Students Who Are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse

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Session Dates

Wednesday November 13, 2019 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Closed

Speech language evaluation of students who are culturally and linguistically diverse can be challenging for the school based speech language pathologist (SLP) causing both over and under diagnosis of speech language disabilities. This session focuses on basic building blocks of knowledge that a school based SLP should have in the assessment process for diverse populations. Participants will discuss second language acquisition, limitations regarding standardized tests with the second language learner, concrete way to form partnerships with our English language (EL) colleagues, easy to use dynamic assessment tools, provided resources for additional learning on the subject.

 



Objectives

Participants will:

  1. State the 2 types of language acquisition for the second language learner.
  2. Identify the cultural and linguistic load of standardized assessments.
  3. State 5 resources for dynamic assessment and analysis of student data.

Target Audience

School-Based Speech Language Pathologists

Topics Covered: Speech & Language

Event Info

Event Type:

Inservices/workshops

Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
ASHA
No credit

Presenters:

PaTTAN Educational Consultant

Event Contact:

Registration:

Melissa Howell
mhowell@pattan.net
717-901-2101

Contact:

Elizabeth Christopher
echristopher@pattan.net
800-360-7282 x3409