Pre-registration ends March 24, 2015
The purpose of this workshop is to provide information on language development and disorders in bilingual children. Topics will include: socio-cultural and socio-linguistic aspects of language acquisition; barriers to service delivery; myths and facts about bilingualism; bilingual language development; language in the classroom; appropriate assessment and intervention approaches, and use of interpreters and translators.
In addition to his teaching duties, Dr. Goldstein is Dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences and Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. He is well published in the area of communication development and disorders in Latino children, focusing on phonological development and disorders in monolingual Spanish and Spanish–English bilingual children. He has served as an editorial consultant for numerous journals. He has served on numerous state and national committees including the Multicultural Issues Board. He is an ASHA Fellow, where he has received the Certificate of Recognition for Special Contribution in Multicultural Affairs. He is a recipient of the Lindback Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Great Teacher Award from Temple University.