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.
Have you heard about Speech Buddies? They are speech therapy tools that you use with clients with articulation errors to assist them with appropriate tongue placement. I have the SH tool because of a private client I had (not a bilingual student because SH doesn’t exist in Spanish). I demonstrate the use of the tool […]