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EL: Bilingual Evaluations for Monolingual Evaluators

Presenter: Courtney Seidel, MS, CCC-SLP

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Last Date to Register: 3/13/2019 11:59 PM
Agency: CESA 6
Agency Contact: Lori Menning
Agency Assistant: Belinda Fox 920-236-0576
Location: CESA 06 - Conference Center
2300 State Rd 44
Oshkosh, WI 54904
Facility: CESA 6 Conference Ctr-Solutions
Date/Time:
3/20/2019 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM

Presenter: Courtney Seidel, MS, CCC-SLP

Clinical Professor & Schools Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

The session will focus on preparing monolingual English speakers to conduct thorough, reliable, and non-biased evaluations of bilingual students. 

 

Workshop objectives:

  • Identify red flags for language disorders in the EL population

  • Document the need for a bilingual evaluation.

  • Identify appropriate formal and informal assessment measures for bilingual students

  • Work most efficiently with interpreters

  • Differentiate how you write bilingual, versus monolingual, evaluation reports

 

Who should attend?

Speech language pathologists, school psychologists, special education diagnosticians, EL staff, and directors of pupil services or special education

About the presenter:

Courtney Seidel, M.S., CCC-SLP joined the Department of Communicative Disorders in September 2015 with a joint appointment in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction. She is responsible for coordinating practica at outside school sites as well as supervising students in the University of Wisconsin Speech & Hearing Clinic (UWSHC). Courtney also supervises the Dane County Head Start speech and language screenings. She has experience working with children and adolescents in school, private practice, and home-based settings. Courtney's clinical interests include the areas of diagnostics, school-based services, and assessment of bilingual children. She has been an invited speaker at a number of school districts as well as state conventions. Courtney was awarded the Wisconsin Speech Language Pathologist of the Year in 2016.

Registration fee: (includes lunch, snacks, and materials) 

  • $75 per participant for CESA 6 Title III Consortium members ?
  • $180 per participant for all other Registrations

 

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