SIG 14 Perspectives Vol. 19, No. 1, March 2012
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.
You will be able to:
- describe sociocultural and language backgrounds of South Asians to guide assessment decisions
- describe phonetic, prosodic, and linguistic features that characterize Indian accents
- discuss language attrition in South Asians, as well as their experiences receiving speech-language pathology services
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