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Reading Disorder Identification and Intervention: Supporting Biliteracy in Dual Language Learners (On Demand Webinar) (PD102272)

Presenter(s): Elizabeth Ijalba, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course Description


Two big challenges in evaluating dual language learners with reading disorders are determining (1) the best testing tools and (2) the language for assessment. This webinar explores specific components of a reading assessment for English-Spanish bilinguals and shares interventions that can facilitate reading across languages. While the course focuses primarily on Spanish and English learners, speaker Elizabeth Ijalba includes examples from other languages and the types of reading difficulties that students experience.

Learning Outcomes
You will be able to:

  • Determine the language(s) of assessment for language and reading for individual students
  • Determine the components of a reading assessment in individual dual-language learners
  • Conduct a differential diagnosis for language and reading in individual dual-language learners

Learning Assessment

Self-assessment

Course Reviews

"The course was very well organized and presented clearly. The statistical information was very interesting and pertinent to the topic. A lot of valuable information was included in a strategic, well-sequenced manner without being overwhelming. Of particular interest to me was the summary of the variables to consider in dual-language learners."

Related Courses

This course is part of the Working With Multilingual Learners learning path. What is a learning path? A learning path is a curated set of courses on an essential topic, designed for you to complete as you have time in your schedule. Our learning paths identify sets of key courses so you can get on your way to mastering particular areas of practice according to your needs, priorities, and interests.

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Subscribers Ratings
2
CONTINUING EDUCATION
PDH: 2
ASHA CEU*: 0.2
COURSE DETAILS
Item #(s): PD102272
Available Through: July 29, 2026