Typical Speech Development in English, Spanish, and Other Languages (EI)
Learn how to apply a framework to evaluate expected errors versus atypical errors of your second language speakers. This training is geared for both monolingual and bilingual professionals.
We highlight typical speech development in bilinguals of English and Spanish, Hindi/Urdu, Arabic/Farsi, Mandarin/Cantonese, Tagolog, and Vietnamese. We will also discuss the similarities and differences in the sound systems of the languages with emphasis on how those differences are often reflected in the bilingual child. Evaluating expected errors versus atypical errors to make bilingual evaluations and goal writing easier.
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Participants will be able to:
- Understand typical speech development for bilinguals
- Identify typical speech processes of bilinguals
- List similarities in typical monolingual and bilingual speech development
- Identify speech intervention goals for bilingual children