Best Practices in Speech/Language Assessment for Bilingual/CLD Children - 006837
This course will provide participants with information and strategies for assessing and treating bilingual and culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students. Best practices for assessment (as well as compliance with IDEA requirements) will be explained, and specific tools will be demonstrated. Up-to-date information regarding using assessment information for therapy planning and determining effective intervention strategies will be provided. Part 1, during the AM session, will provide an overview of the impact of bilingual language acquisition and cultural/linguistic diversity on assessment practices. The ethical issues surrounding assessment and eligibility determination for students from CLD backgrounds will be explored, with focus on strategies for culture-fair testing. Part 2 will address specific strategies.

Audiences Speech Therapists, Charter School Personnel
21st Century Learning  Vision Article III - Assessments for Learning,   Vision Article IV - Accountability for Learning
Prerequisite/Special Notes ASHA Pending

01197901/12/2018 09:00am - 04:00pmESC Region 11
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Credit Hours   06:00 hours of Continuing Professional Education 
Presenter   Lynette Austin, PhD/CCC-SLP Abilene Christian University 
Seats Left   66 

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If you require special arrangements or have special needs (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired),
contact Stefanie Cassels at or (817) 740-7569 at least three weeks prior to the training program date.

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