Perspectives, SIG 14, Vol. 2, Part 2, 2017
This Perspectives focused on detailed descriptions of evidence-based practices for the assessment and treatment of bicultural and bilingual adults and children. Topics included; (a) assessment considerations for American Indian (AI) and Alaska Natives (AN) who are Dual Language Learners (DLL); implementation of the SMILE communication program for a Bangladeshi Muslim adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder and; (c) an examination of the links between culture and language when considering bicultural and bilingual members of the Deaf community.
You will be able
- discuss issues involved in assessment for AI/AN children who are DLLs, using the International Classification of Functioning structure
- identify topics of importance to Muslim families of people with autism spectrum disorder, and their possible effect on service delivery
- define the relationship between language and culture and its impact on a deaf child’s identity formation and social participation
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