Bilingual Children with Speech and Language Difficulties by Dr Sean Pert
This series of two 3.5hr hour tele-training modules is intended for speech-language therapists working with children whose home language is not English and/or those who have a special interest in providing equitable assessment and treatment for children who speak two or more languages, and experience speech and language difficulties affecting both/all of their languages.
Session 1 Monday 13th February 2023, 8.00am-11.30am NZDT
Session 2 Thursday 16th February 2023, 8.00am-11.30am NZDT
Please note this is a “live” event and will not be recorded for later viewing.
Following this event participants will:
• Differentiate typical bilingual language acquisition from language learning difficulties
• Select the appropriate language or language(s) to assess and deliver support to bilingual children
• Work effectively with interpreters to ensure SLT services are delivered in an equitable and effective manner
• Engage and involve bilingual parents and those who have limited English language skills to support their child’s communication
Speech-language therapists interested in this event can register via Humanitix