Professional Development

CLD Considerations in the Schools: What New SLPs Need to Know *

Presented by Maret Wilson, M.A., CCC-SLP, Bilingual Specialist (1.5 hrs)

Especially given the diversity that characterizes California, SLPs need to appropriately account for the diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds of the students they serve. To help new SLPs navigate the treacherous legal and ethical intricacies of school-based practice, this training provides an overview of the dangers of disproportionality and bias, important cultural and linguistic considerations, and key legal responsibilities for serving CLD students in the public schools.