Dual Language Homes: Review of Research & Implications for Early Intervention. Lena G. Caesar, Ed.D., Ph.D., CCC-SLP Andrews University Berrien Springs, MI January 21, 2011. Webinar Outline. The Challenge of Changing Demographics Literacy & English Language Learners
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Lena G. Caesar, Ed.D., Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Berrien Springs, MI
January 21, 2011
(ASHA membership survey, 2009)
Top 5 (of 40) Languages
(students on caseload)
Top 5 (of 9) Languages
(National Literacy Panel, 2006)
In general, ELLs:
Doggie eat grass. Got sick. Yucky.
Doggie eat grass. Got sick on floor. Mommy clean it up.
Western Michigan University (WMU)
Students and Teachers
Telamon Migrant Head Start Center
SALSA ‘Bag Day’
(Indigenous languages: Nahuatl & Mixtec)
--Redraw and expand parent’s drawing
--Scaffold child’s language, extend vocabulary