Stuttering Assessment: Focus on Multicultural Considerations
Dr. Rosalee Shenker
Bilingual Children who stutter: what does the research tell us? This webinar provides an overview of assessment for children who stutter, with additions/adjustments for multilingual/multicultural families. Additionally, this presentation offers case-based examples of treatment goals.
ASHA: 0.2 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate Level
CA SLPAHB: 2.0 hrs
CMH: 2.0 hrs
Dr. Rosalee Shenker is the founder of the not-for-profit Montreal Fluency Centre and has specialised in the treatment of stuttering for nearly 50 years. She is a retired adjunct professor at McGill University and a founding member of the Lidcombe Program Training Consortium. She has presented at numerous conferences, in Canada, the USA and Internationally, published in peer-reviewed journals and contributed chapters on stuttering to textbooks. Currently interests include successful treatment of school aged children, adaptation of stuttering treatment to telepractice, and issues related to stuttering in bilingual children.
1. Construct a plan to adapt traditional assessment to accommodate multilingual/multicultural families
2. Address concerns of parents about bilingualism
3. Develop treatment goals based on assessment findings for this population
This course must be watched in its entirety. In order to receive the CMH or the CEU certificate, a quiz is required to be completed with 80% success.
Financial— Dr. Shenker is a founding member of the Lidcombe Program Training Consortium
Nonfinancial— No relevant non-financial disclosures.
15 mins – Disclosures, Introduction
60 mins – objectives
Construct a plan to adapt traditional assessment to accommodate multilingual/multicultural families
Address concerns of parents about bilingualism
Develop treatment goals based on assessment findings for this population
30 mins – Review of recommended methodology and strategies
15 mins – Q&A
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