Event Title

C1. Little Ears, Two Languages, Let's Talk!

Presenter Information

Brenda Zapata, M.A., CCC-SLP

Start Date

5-1-2020 2:30 PM

End Date

5-1-2020 3:30 PM

Description

The number of children who are deaf/hard of hearing and linguistically and culturally diverse is rising. Professionals face challenges meeting the needs of these students and their families. This presentation explores services provided for bilingual/Spanish speaking children in Preschool to 5th grade promoting listening and spoken language.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES

As a result of this activity, participants will be able to:

1. Identify the stages of language acquisition in bilingual children.

2. Gain techniques to integrate listening and spoken language (LSL) strategies into a language curriculum within a bilingual setting for children who are deaf/hard of hearing in preschool to 5th grade.

3. Review culturally/linguistically appropriate assessments and evaluation data used in a collaborative team approach in a listening and spoken language program.

Brenda Zapata, M.A., CCC-SLP is a bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist at Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children in San Antonio, TX. She received a Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, TX with a bilingual (Spanish/English) certificate. Mrs. Zapata holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Deaf Education from Fontbonne University in St. Louis, MO and has six years of experience as a teacher of the deaf. Mrs. Zapata is currently seeking her Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) certification.

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C1. Little Ears, Two Languages, Let's Talk!

The number of children who are deaf/hard of hearing and linguistically and culturally diverse is rising. Professionals face challenges meeting the needs of these students and their families. This presentation explores services provided for bilingual/Spanish speaking children in Preschool to 5th grade promoting listening and spoken language.