COVID-19 UPDATES

We know that you are working hard to stay safe and healthy, take care of your families, meet the needs of the individuals you serve, and find creative ways to connect from a distance. ASHA members’ and volunteers’ safety is our top priority, and we’re here to help you during this uncertain time. Check for the latest updates and resources, including on telepractice.

Please contact the Action Center (800-498-2071 or actioncenter@asha.org) with any questions.

Learning More Than One Language

Some people grow up speaking more than one language. Others learn another language in school or as an adult. Speaking another language can be a challenge, but it also is a wonderful skill.

It is important to remember that learning to speak another language is NOT a language problem. Find out more in the links below.

The Advantages of Being Bilingual
Knowing more than one language can help you in a number of ways.

Learning Two Languages
Find out more about when a child learns more than one language.

Second Language Acquisition
Learning a new language takes time. Find out more about the process.

Accent Modification
Some people want to change the way they speak. Learn more about what can be done.

Other Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has information about child development in other languages. You can find developmental screening fact sheets, milestone information cards, and tips for talking with parents.