Invitation and Call for Papers/Posters: The 4th International Symposium on Communication Disorders in Multilingual-Multicultural Populations

Type: 
In Person
Date: 
September 17 2015 to September 18 2015
Event Type: 
Live Event
Location: 
International
Category: 
Speech-Language Pathology
Audiology

The 4th International Symposium on
Communication Disorders in
 Multilingual-Multicultural Populations:
September 17th & 18th, 2015
 Lehman College in New York City, USA

INVITATION AND CALL FOR PAPERS and POSTERS

The Multilingual Affairs Committee of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics and the Department of Speech-Language Hearing Sciences at Lehman College of the City University of New York are hosting a two-day symposium in New York City, USA and invites papers on:

Language and Literacy Challenges in Multilingual-Multicultural Children, Youth and Adult Populations with Communication Disorders

The primary goals of the symposium are: to explore scientific evidence that benefits researchers, educators, and clinicians in speech-language pathology (SLP) and audiology who provide services to culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) children, youth and adults with communication disorders; and to provide evidence-based responses for families and caregivers regarding communication disorders in this population.

Researchers and practitioners in speech language pathology, audiology,  psychology, education, and related fields are invited to submit abstracts for papers or posters which include: a title, a 250 word abstract that provides details of the presentation’s main focus, a 50-word bio, and three learning outcomes.

 Closing date for submissions: April 30, 2015.

Please email abstracts to: Prof. Heila Jordaan, Chairperson of the Multilingual Affairs committee: Heila.Jordaan@wits.ac.za

For more information, please contact: Dr.  Sandra Levey Conference Chair at Lehman College: Sandra.levey@lehman.cuny.edu

 


 

The 4th International Symposium on Communication
Disorders in Multilingual Populations

 

The Multilingual Affairs Committee of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics and the Department of Speech-Language Hearing Sciences at Lehman College of the City University of New York are hosting a two-day symposium in New York City, USA.

Symposium dates: September 17th & 18th, 2015

Place: Lehman College of the City University of New York 250 Bedford Park Boulevard West, Bronx, New York.

Symposium Title: Multilingualism and Cultural Diversity: Language and Literacy Challenges in Diverse Populations

The focus: Multilingual children and adults with speech, language, and literacy disorders due to various etiologies.

Two day Registration: $130.00

One day Registration: $100.00 Thursday or Friday

Mail to: Lehman College, Department of Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, Speech & Theatre Building, Room 133, Bronx, New York 10468

Deadline: August 17, 2015

Contact: Professor Sandra Levey at: sandra.levey@lehman.cuny.edu

How to get there: http://www.lehman.edu/about/maps-and-directions.php

 

Continuing Education credits will be available.