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Bilingual Extension Institute

Online Curriculum Outline

Weeks 1-12, 3-credit course. Foundations and Preschool assessment and treatment

Unit 1 (weeks 1-4): Bilingual language development: Second language acquisition, social vs academic language, sociolinguistics (code-switching, dialect, etc.)

Unit 2 (weeks 5-9): Preschool bilingual speech-language assessment

Unit 3 (weeks 10-12): Preschool bilingual intervention


Weeks 13-24, 3-credit course. Bilingual motor speech disorders, cognitive disorders including TBI, school age assessment, school age intervention

Unit 1 (weeks 13-14): Bilingual motor speech disorders assessment and treatment (weeks 15-16) Bilingual cognitive disorders and TBI

Unit 2 (weeks 17-20): School-age bilingual speech-language assessment (disorder vs difference, typical vs disordered language)

Unit 3 (weeks 21-24): School-age bilingual speech-language intervention (early bilingual literacy development, intervention for low incidence populations, functional IEP goals

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