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Racial Justice for Kids
Expanding Cultural Competence: How Black Lives Matter Applies to Deaf Ed SLPs
Continuing Education Credits
Course description: This presentation covers the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement and why it applies to speech-language pathologists working with Deaf and hard of hearing children. Perspectives from Black Deaf adults will be shared as well as recommendations for SLPs to diversify their therapy. Considerations for SLPs to increase their cultural sensitivity will be addressed and common questions related to anti-racism will be answered.
20 minutes: What is Black Lives Matter?
20 minutes: Overlap between BLM and DHH kids
20 minutes: Perspectives from Deaf Black adults
15 minutes: Common questions answered
Participants will be able to:
- Explain how Black Lives Matter applies to SLPs working with Deaf children of color
- State at least one consideration for increasing cultural sensitivity
- State at least one way they will diversify their therapy
Financial disclosure: The presenter is receiving royatlies for this course.
Nonfinancial disclosure: The presenter is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).