This course was designed to provided speech-language pathology professionals with an overview of cultural and linguistic variables that may impact the diagnosis and treatment of culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) children and adults. In addition this course provided information regarding the differences between communication disordered and communication difference. Finally this course provided an overview of the potential limitations of standardized testing for CLD populations.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
Katrina Miller's commitment to communication empowerment spans 25 plus years and has improved the lives of countless patients, as well as the over 300 novice speech-language pathologists she has trained. As a college professor, Dr. Miller founded the Neurogenic Aphasia Group affectionately know as "NAG", to provide group speech therapy to Durham residents living with aphasia as the result of strokes or traumatic brain injuries. This program provides culturally diverse graduate level speech-language pathology students the opportunity to be trained and educated in the area of adult neurogenics. A highly sought national and international speaker and teacher, Dr. Miller recently spent several months in China where she created a summer program for Chinese students with communication disorders. She enjoys teaching and training young professionals across diverse backgrounds and considers it part of her life's mission to fully contribute to the field of education and speech pathology. In her spare time she enjoys live music and exploring new places.
This course is offered for 0.40 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area)
|60 min: Cultural and linguistic variables|
|60 min: Cross cultural differences|
|60 min: Communication differences/communication disordered and diagnostic|
|60 min: Techniques/strategies for treating CLD populations|
|Financial||Katrina Miller received compensation for this presentation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. |
|Nonfinancial||No relevant non-financial relationships exist. |