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Bilingualism and Children with Language and/or Cognitive Disabilities

Children with bilingual abilities are often misunderstood when contextualized within environments in which monolingualism is expected. Common classifications like English Learners (ELs) and Limited English Proficient (LEP) fail to fully describe bilingual children that come from a home in which another language is spoken and is simultaneously learning English. Misunderstanding bilingualism can create misconceptions about […]

Strategies for Assisting Students with Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a common learning disability that can results in difficulty reading. There are several resources for school-based professionals to utilize in order to assist students coping with dyslexia. There is no cure for dyslexia however there are strategies that school-based professionals can use to assist students with. We have included a few of those […]

Spotlight on ASHA 2018

Bilingual Therapies was elated to have two of their clinical fellows present at this year’s ASHA Convention in Boston.  We know that the clinical fellowship year is a fast-paced journey, but Annette Cano and Michelle Hernandez found time to fit the convention into their busy schedules.  Both presented posters that highlighted their graduate thesis work.  […]

Getting Ready for the New Academic Year

Back to school season is a stressful time of year. Days getting everything organized ahead of time, organizing plans, moving in new supplies, and everything else needed for sessions. To start off on the right foot, it’s important to have a strategy ready to begin the new academic year. While some kids may have had […]

Special Interest Group 14: Melissa’s Perspective

Whether you’re new to the field of speech pathology or an experienced clinician, it’s always helpful to have a community to connect with! Our clinical director, Melissa White, is currently the associate coordinator for ASHA’s SIG 14 group and will be the coordinator next year. This Special Interest Group focuses on cultural and linguistic diversity, offering […]

The Start of a New Academic Year

The summer months of therapy and sessions always seem to be over before you know it. It is crucial to take time prior to the start of the new academic year to get everything set for your students. Not all children receive services over the summer, so it is important to spend time planning for […]

Getting Off to a Good Start in Speech Therapy

The start of the new school year is a special time for students and the speech language pathologist that works with them. It’s a fresh beginning for many and the opportunity to move forward toward speech and language goals. Thanks to this, it is extremely important not to take this period for granted. Embrace the […]