CNY Coalition Workshop – Meeting the Challenge of Bilingual Evaluations



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MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF BILINGUAL EVALUATIONS Speech Language Pathologists, Psychologists, Special Education Teachers, and Motor therapists who conduct evaluations on young children will gain information on best practice including:  use of interpreters, informal and dynamic assessment techniques, second language acquisition, key factors in determining the presence of disability and goals for therapy and parent counseling. Information on the New York State bilingual extension certificate will also be shared. Presenters:
  • Rebecca Umstead CCC-SLP (bilingual speech language pathologist with NYS certification of Teacher of the Speech and Hearing Handicapped with a bilingual extension)
  • Anita Lightburn CCC-SLP (speech language pathologist with NYS certification as Teacher of Speaker of Other Languages)
  • Mary Stronach, Outreach Coordinator MAMI (Multicultural Association of Medical Interpreters)
Date:  Thursday, January 12, 2017 Time:  3:30-6pm Place:  Gebbie 621 Skytop Road Syracuse, NY 13224 Cost: $10 per participant ****dinner will be served****