| Academics | Graduate School | Communication Sciences and Disorders Workshop
Assessment and Intervention Principles with Dual Language LearnersFriday, September 298:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.Campus Location: TBACost: $175 (includes lunch)Coordinator: Dr. Kara F. Medeiros, CCC-SLPAttendees can earn .6 ASHA CEUs Workshop Registration Form Who Should Attend
Content will focus on diagnostic principles and the research that guides language assessments in dual language learners. In addition, it provided language appropriate intervention principles for English language learners and bilinguals.
Learning ObjectivesAs a result of this workshop, participants will be able to:
Dr. M. Adelaida Restrepo is a professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at Arizona State University and director of the Bilingual Language and Literacy Laboratory. The main mission at the lab is to research best language assessment and intervention practices for bilingual children with and without disabilities. She specializes in oral language and emergent literacy development and in prevention of academic difficulties in bilingual children. She is a bilingual speech-language pathologist who has had ongoing funding for at least 15 years in projects building oral language and literacy in preschool, kindergarten, and school-age children who speak Spanish as their native language. Programs include direct interventions for childrenat risk of academic difficulties or with disabilities attending preschool and elementary schools, and teacher professional development for working with dual-language learners. She has also been funded to develop a language screener for Spanish-speaking children, and to develop an iPad intervention for improving reading comprehension. She is a former associate editor from Language, Speech and Hearing Services in the Schools, and reviews and publishes in a variety of journals in English and Spanish. She is a certified member of the American Speech Language and Hearing Association.Disclosures: Dr. Restrepo is being paid for her presentation today. She has had several funded grants in the area of bilingualism, and receives book royalties.
Registration and Check-In8-8:30 a.m.Cultural issues in assessment, using converging evidence8:30-10 a.m.Break 10-10:20 a.m.Using language sample analyses, dynamic assessment, and standardized assessment–evidence?10:20 a.m. - 12 noon Lunch12-1 p.m.Assessment principles, direct, and indirect methods – Why assess the two languages?1-2:30 p.m.Break2:30-2:45 p.m.Intervention with the context of the classroom or case studies2:45-4:15 p.m.