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4 Benefits of Telepractice in Schools

  With a growing multicultural population, the need for bilingual school professionals is increasing. This means that there is a high demand for expert speech-language pathologists, occupational therapists, sign language interpreters, and school psychologists and an even higher demand for those that are bilingual. Unfortunately, there are current shortages of speech-language pathologists and some areas […]

Why Bilingual SLPs Should Choose Bilingual Therapies

With a growing multicultural population, the need for bilingual professionals in school-based positions continues to increase. Unfortunately, in many school systems, these professionals do not always have the support they need. For this reason, Bilingual Therapies was formed in 1997. With a mission to create a network of bilingual professionals, Bilingual Therapies not only offers […]

Top 5 Characteristics of Bilingual SLPs

Bilingual speech-language pathologist (SLP) have a unique skillset. According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, only 6.5% of speech-language pathologists identify as being bilingual or multilingual. Not only are they experts in typical language development and communication disorders in their native language, but they also understand the same concepts in another language. As we celebrate Better […]

Literacy in the Hispanic World: Implications for SLPs

A global perspective of the meaning of literacy was my original intended discussion for the April’s ¿QUE TAL? column because the term has been on every person’s mind especially after No Child Left Behind (NCLB) became law in early 2002. Everyone is well aware that since the implementation of NCLB a tremendous emphasis has been […]