Determining language difference versus language disorder is critical to our work as speech pathologists. Why? Because we cannot label students learning English as having a disability. It’s super problematic for our profession. Download this freebie that describes the speech sound differences between Spanish and English: Speech Sound Differences between English and Spanish.
Did you ever wonder what happens in a bilingual speech therapy evaluation? I run through some of the basics of a bilingual speech therapy evaluation in this video.
Did you know that I spend one day a week on the road going to schools that don’t have a bilingual SLP, but that need bilingual evaluations performed on referred students? I love getting a little puzzle and having to figure out if the student has a communication disorder — or if they have great […]