Multilingual Deaf and Hard of Hearing Populations and the Role of the SLP
Continuing Education Credits
Course description: This presentation focuses on deepening our understanding of the professional role and responsibilities of speech-language pathologists in working with the multilingual Deaf and hard of hearing (DHH) population as a culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) group. Recommendations will be made for authentic assessment and treatment of CLD DHH individuals as well as a discussion about key ethical considerations when working with this special population.
15 minutes: Defining the culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) population
15 minutes: Defining the SLP's role
30 minutes: Assessment of the CLD DHH population
30 minutes: Treatment of the CLD DHH population
Participants will be able to:
- Describe ethical considerations for working with the multilingual DHH population as an SLP
- State special considerations for assessment of the multilingual DHH population
- Explain client-centered and inclusive practices for the treatment of this culturally and linguistically diverse population
Financial disclosure: The presenter is receiving royalties for this course.
Nonfinancial disclosure: The presenter is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and a member of Language First.