challenges in evaluating dual language learners with reading disorders are
determining (1) the best testing tools and (2) the language for assessment.
This webinar explores specific components of a reading assessment for
English-Spanish bilinguals and shares interventions that can facilitate reading
across languages. While the course focuses primarily on Spanish and English
learners, speaker Elizabeth Ijalba includes examples from other languages and the types
of reading difficulties that students experience.
You will be able
the language(s) of assessment for language and reading for individual
the components of a reading assessment in individual dual-language
- Conduct a
differential diagnosis for language and reading in individual dual-language
DEI Professional Development Requirement
This course counts toward the ASHA certification maintenance professional development requirement for DEI (which encompasses cultural competency; cultural humility; culturally responsive practice; and diversity, equity, and inclusion). See more courses that count toward this requirement or read more about professional development requirements for certification maintenance.
"The course was very well-organized and presented clearly. The statistical information was very interesting and pertinent to the topic. A lot of valuable information was included in a strategic, well-sequenced manner without being overwhelming. Of particular interest to me was the summary of the variables to consider in dual-language learners."
This course is part of the Working With Multilingual Learners learning path. What is a learning path? A learning path is a curated set of courses on an essential topic, designed for you to complete as you have time in your schedule. Our learning paths identify sets of key courses so you can get on your way to mastering particular areas of practice according to your needs, priorities, and interests.
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