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This webcast is eligible for 1.5 SAC CEEs (Category A).
Presented by Tamara Sorenson Duncan, PhD
Intended audience: Speech-Language Pathologists, students
This session pertains to: Pre-School (0-4), School Aged (5-17)
Level: Intermeditate (Assumes that the participant has general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.)
S-LPs in Canada have child L2 learners on their caseloads. Yet, available assessments were created with monolingual children. This raises many challenging questions: What does typical language development look like for child L2 learners? How can atypical language be identified?
- Identify typical and atypical patterns of L2 development.
- Recognize overlap between the language of children who are typical L2 learners and of children who are monolingual speakers with developmental language disorder (DLD).
- Review best practices for assessing child L2 learners.
- Become familiar with alternative norms for assessment.
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