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Effective Interventions for English Language Learners
4/30/2007
Format(s): DVD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
It is more important than ever for speech-language pathologists to facilitate native language development in English language learners (ELLs), even when these children attend English-only schools. This self-study video outlines intervention principles, as well as factors to consider when planning intervention programs for ELLs—such as cultural identity, academic achievement, home communication, cross-linguistic transfer, and facilitation factors. The prioritizing of intervention goals is explored through case studies. Specific areas of language intervention for ELL children with language disorders are discussed, including vocabulary, grammar, story structure, and phonemic awareness, in addition to preventive techniques for the classroom and home to address ELLs’ general language needs.
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Accent Modification
Format(s): Booklets and Brochures
This brochure gives an overview of accents and outlines different options for modifying accents.
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African American English (AAE): From Deficit to Difference
Format(s): Journal (Online), Journal (Print)
CEUs: 0.4
4.0
Over time, multiple factors have eroded the deficit view of AAE, in favor of a difference perspective. This program explores the validity of the Index of Productive Syntax (IPSyn) for children who speak AAE, the type and adequacy of cohesive devices that are produced by school-age children who use AAE, and examines research initiatives that can expand knowledge about this population.
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$50.00
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Assessing Children Who Speak Spanish: Milestones in Spanish Grammar Development
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
Discover the patterns of grammar development in young Spanish-speaking children between the ages of 2 and 5. This seminar addresses ways in which language contact situations may affect Spanish-speaking children’s grammatical development. Strategies for developing sound assessment procedures for Spanish grammar in young children (both typical and atypical learners) are presented.
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Bilingual Language Development and Disorders, 2nd Edition
Format(s): Books
Because dual language learners are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. student population, and the majority speak Spanish as a first language, SLPs must have comprehensive knowledge of how to work effectively with bilingual speakers.
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Bilingual Phonological Development and Disorders
Format(s): Audio CD and Manual, Additional Manual(s)
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
The population of bilingual children in the United States continues to grow. The assessment and treatment of phonological disorders in bilingual children, especially Spanish-English bilinguals, is often difficult given the lack of information on bilingual phonological development and best practices related to clinical management. The purpose of this seminar is to provide information on Spanish and English phonology, bilingual phonological development in Spanish-English speaking children, and current approaches for least-biased assessment and intervention.
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Clinical Issues When Assessing African American Children: ASHA Readings
Format(s): Books
Many speech-language pathologists and audiologists struggle with identifying communication disorders in culturally and linguistically diverse children. Difficulties with appropriate diagnosis and service delivery are due to a paucity of assessment tools, treatment materials, and needed information. This compendium of readings addresses service delivery and the African American population, specifically African American children. It contains a series of articles that focuses on assessment tools and procedures as well as key ASHA papers and related reading lists. This information will also assist advocacy efforts when consulting with and when educating other professionals in schools and hospitals and when negotiating roles, policies, programs, and personnel at the local and state levels.
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Communication Disorders in Multicultural and International Populations (Fourth Edition)
Format(s): Books
Written by some of the top researchers and clinicians in the field, this book offers an in-depth look at the major cultural groups in the United States and the issues concerning their communication development, common disorders, and treatment options.
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Developing Cross-Cultural Competence, 4th Edition
Format(s): Books
As the U.S. population grows more diverse, how can professionals who work with young children and families deliver the best services while honoring different customs, beliefs, and values? The answers are in the fourth edition of this book, fully revised to reflect nearly a decade of population changes and best practices in culturally competent service delivery.
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Diagnostic Evaluation of Language Variation (DELV)-Norm Referenced 2005
Format(s): Assessment Tools
DELV-Norm Referenced is the premier test that is specifically designed to neutralize possible effects of variations from Mainstream American English (MAE) on a child’s test performance and assess a child’s true language abilities. Normative samples include the general U.S. population and demographically adjusted norms. Complete test includes examiner’s manual, picture manual, and 25 record forms.
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How Does Your Child Hear and Talk Wheel (Spanish)
Format(s): Other
Newly revised! We've taken the popular How Does Your Child Hear and Talk? speech and language milestones and turned them into a fun slide wheel. Find the child's age (birth through age 5) and read about developmental milestones for Talking on one side of the wheel and Hearing and Understanding on the other.
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Language Development: Monolingual and Bilingual Acquisition
Format(s): Books
Written by a team of speech-language pathologists with a plethora of experience in both the school and university setting, this new text for language development addresses the topic of language acquisition among monolingual and bilingual populations, teaches that all children and students develop and learn language differently and at different paces, and will stimulate readers’ overall understanding of the complex nature of language development.
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Medically Speaking Idioms
Format(s): Books
This program includes the 101 idioms from the Medically Speaking: Accent Modification for the Medical Profession program, plus almost 200 additional idioms and expressions to address the challenging language and pronunciation issues of American figurative language utilized in today’s health care settings. CD included.
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Medically Speaking: Accent Modification for the Medical Profession
Format(s): Books
Most foreign graduate physicians and nurses have a good command of the English language, however, their pronunciation, stress and intonation patterns, or lack of familiarity with idiomatic expressions and slang interfere with their ability to be clearly understood or to comprehend the subtle nuances of communication.
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RULES (Rules for Using Linguistic Elements of Speech) A Resource and Interactive Workbook, Teacher Edition and RULES to Go CD Package
Format(s): Books
The RULES Teacher Edition is an innovative, comprehensive approach to accent modification designed for intermediate to advanced students and takes training to the next level for academic/professional excellence and career advancement. The RULES Teacher's Manual addresses 23 critical and frequently confused rules, including stress and intonation, pronunciation, and grammar.
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RULES By The Sound Trainer's Edition, Includes Manual and CD
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Features 63 sound-loaded sentences and stories arranged by manner of production including pronunciation of all of the consonants, vowels, diphthongs, and R-Influenced vowels, stress and intonation, phrasing and linking, vocabulary, rate, and aspects of American culture. A single instructor/trainer CD of downloadable PDFs of the stories is included for duplication and electronic distribution to individuals and classes.
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RULES Student Package: Student Workbook and Audio CD
Format(s): Books
RULES-Student Workbook -addresses 23 critical and frequently confused pronunciation, grammar, and stress/intonation rules with word and sentence lists for practice. It features a summary chart of the rules and ample opportunities to customize the activities.
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SIG 14 Perspectives Vol. 18, No. 2, June 2011
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Native American Caucus, this issue of Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations focuses on service delivery for indigenous people. The authors discuss ASHA’s Native American Caucus, the bilingual SLP’s role in indigenous language revitalization, a language and literacy program for indigenous kindergartners, and a multiliteracies approach to service delivery for indigenous children.
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SIG 14 Perspectives Vol. 18, No. 3, October 2011
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
This issue of Perspectives focuses on service delivery for English Language Learners deaf or hard of hearing, as well as suggestions for speech-language pathologists and audiologists to improve health literacy in multicultural populations.
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SIG 14 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 1, March 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.25
2.5
This issue of SIG 14 Perspectives focuses on characteristics of South Asian populations and the provision of speech-language pathology services. Authors address sociocultural and linguistic factors that influence assessment of South Asian populations; accent modification for South Asian clients; language attrition in South Asian populations; and referral, assessment, and treatment from the perspective of two South Asian clients.
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SIG 14 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 2, July 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
This issue of Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Populations focuses on reading skills in children from Spanish-speaking backgrounds and health beliefs in culturally competent clinicians.
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SIG 14 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 3, December 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.15
1.5
This issue of Perspectives focuses on clinicians’ use of technology when addressing the health and communication needs of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) populations. The authors discuss (a) the application of a variety of technologies to practice with CLD populations, (b) telepractice between an SLP and a Vietnamese-speaking mother and child, and (c) African American mothers’ perceptions of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) use with children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders.
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SIG 14 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 1, April 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.15
1.5
This issue of SIG 14’s Perspectives provides information on the concept of language confusion, as well as assessment and intervention information on bilingual people who stutter and use augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) devices. Authors discuss (a) evidence to debunk the myth of language confusion in bilingual children with communication disorders, (b) assessment and intervention of young bilingual children who stutter, and (c) the production accuracy of Spanish speech synthesis voices on AAC devices.
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SIG 14 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 2, August 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
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This issue of Perspectives provides information on how clinicians’ perspectives on racial privilege may affect practice, as well as the status of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students in gifted and special education programs. The following will be covered: a) the concept of White privilege and its relation to treatment, b) education of Speech-Language Pathology students on racial privilege, and c) AAPI students’ overrepresentation in gifted education and underrepresentation in special education, and how White privilege disadvantages students of color in the United States.
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SIG 14 Perspectives Vol. 20, No. 3, December 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
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This issue of Perspectives provided information on how clinicians can improve accent modification treatment, and how brain research applies to accent modification. The following topics were covered: (a) pronunciation training needs for Chinese and Korean interpreters, (b) motor skill learning when considering accent modification, (c) accent modification for healthcare workers in the United States, and (d) differential approaches for consonants and vowels in accent modification services.
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SIG 15 Perspectives Vol. 18, No. 2, May 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
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This issue of Perspectives is focused on issues regarding cultural considerations for older adults. Articles address the evolving definition of cultural and cultural competence; older adult’s use of technology; culture, race, and socioeconomic status as factors for end of life decision-making in older African Americans; and the unique cultural cohort of rural older Americans. Articles focus on challenges faced by different cultural cohorts and the professionals serving these groups. Articles offer suggestions for practicing with increased cultural competence and cultural fluency.
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SIG 16 Perspectives Vol. 13, No. 2, August 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.45
4.5
SLPs are faced with meeting the needs of children with a vast array of disorders, diseases, and syndromes. Some of these conditions are caused by maltreatment or exposure to neurotoxins. Understanding the underlying problems and possible effects is an essential step to providing appropriate services to children and their families. This issue of Perspectives focuses on the effects of environmental toxins on speech and language development, as well as genetic causes or contributions to communication disorders.
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SIG 17 Perspectives Vol. 1, No. 2, September 2011
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
2.0
This issue of Perspectives on Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders focuses on an investigation of autism spectrum disorders worldwide; professional travel through People to People, a professional exchange program; assessment and intervention of (central) auditory processing disorders in India; current examination requirements of the Praxis; and a human interest experience in Haiti.
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SIG 17 Perspectives Vol. 2, No. 1, May 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
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2.0
In this issue of Perspectives, we begin with a welcome column from the new SIG 17 coordinator. The issue further concentrates on communication disorders in Ethiopia, speech-language pathology in the Peace Corps, autism services in Ecuador, and an audiologist’s experience in India. It concludes with a description of an international research collaboration model.
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SIG 17 Perspectives Vol. 2, No. 2, September 2012
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
CEUs: 0.2
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This issue of Perspectives begins with a welcome message and an invitation from our SIG 17 Coordinator. The authors go on to concentrate on ethical considerations in volunteer tourism in a global context; connections across professions linking West Africa and the United States; Multicultural Intensive Speech-Language Therapy Intervention Clinic (MISTIC) as a program with an international collaboration involving Mexico and the United States; the ethnic characteristics of participants involved in international research; and increasing family literacy activities in a school in Mexico.
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SIG 17 Perspectives Vol. 3, No. 2, September 2013
Format(s): SIG Perspectives and Exam
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This issue focuses on best practice during an assessment of internationally adopted children, the implementation of new born hearing screenings in developing countries, collaboration with Nicaraguan preschools, and the need for educational guidelines for the prevention of noise induced hearing loss in young adults worldwide.
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Speech and Language Development in International Adoptees
Format(s): Booklets and Brochures
This booklet provides information on language development patterns in international adoptees. It discusses the effects of institutionalization on language development, expected language milestones, and risk factors that may indicate a possible communication impairment.
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Teaching Your Child Two Languages (English)
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NEW! This brochure is written for parents and describes how children learn to be bilingual, and what parents can do to facilitate the learning process. It is written in easy to understand language.
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You Make The Difference DVD in Spanish
Format(s): DVD
This DVD shows real parents talking, playing, and having fun with their children during routines and activities. It highlights practical, research-based strategies that parents can use to enrich their children’s social and language and literacy development.
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You Make The Difference Guidebook in Spanish
Format(s): Books
This simple, yet powerful, 90-page guidebook focuses on the fundamental interaction skills parents need to encourage their young children’s learning. Parents learn the basics of how to “tune-in” to their children’s interests and communication and respond in ways that foster positive interactions, a stronger parent-child relationship, and enhanced language learning.
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