Using AAC with Dual Language Learners. Patricia D. Quattlebaum, M.S.P.,CCC-SLP SC Assistive Technology Expo March 18, 2010. Objectives. Terminology, demographics and cultural sensitivity Normal patterns of development Atypical patterns of development Implications for AAC users Resources.
Number of years to reach 50th %ile in academics
This event induces subtractive bilingualism most of the time:
The adoptive parents do not usually speak the language of the child they have adopted
Culture includes the full spectrum of values, behaviors, customs, language, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, socioeconomic status and other distinct attributes of population groups.
How do I change to a different language?
To change to a different language on SD Pro or Boardmaker Plus!, follow these steps:Select File. Select Application Language. Choose the desired language from the 'Click here to select the new language' pull-down menu. Select Accept Language Change. Select Yes when prompted, “Are you sure that you want to do this". Select OK when alerted, “The new language will become active the next time you start the program”. Select File. Select Exit. Start the software again & new language should be in use.Note: The additional language options of German, Spanish, French or French Canadian have to be purchased for use with Boardmaker Plus! or Boardmaker with SD Pro. Please contact Mayer-Johnson Customer Service at 800 588 4548 for additional information.