presented by Raul F. Prezas
Financial: Raul Prezas receives compensation from MedBridge for this course. There is no financial interest beyond the production of this course.
Non-Financial: Raul Prezas is an ASHA member and developed and collected data on Spanish intervention approach and assessments that are discussed in the courses.
Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.
Raul F. Prezas, PhD, CCC-SLP
Raul Prezas, PhD, CCC-SLP, is an associate professor in the Department of Human Services at Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas. He has several years of clinical experience in the university, public school, and home health settings, particularly working with bilingual children and their families. Dr. Prezas has served as a bilingual speech-language evaluator…Read full bio
1. Overview of Bilingual Speech Sound Assessment
In order to make prognostic decisions related to phonological intervention, it is important to understand speech sound assessment with bilingual populations. This chapter provides an overview of working with bilingual children along with a discussion of important assessment considerations.
2. Overview of Bilingual Phonological Intervention
This chapter provides general information related to the bilingual phonological intervention. Bilingual phonological acquisition theories, information related to stimulability, dialectal considerations, and earlier acquiring versus complex sounds are discussed.
3. A Pattern-Oriented Approach for Bilingual Children
Phonological intervention for bilingual children with highly unintelligible speech involves careful consideration of many factors. This chapter provides information related to a pattern-oriented approach for phonological intervention.
4. Case Study
This chapter provides a case study that follows a Spanish pattern-oriented approach. Posttherapy data is explored along with summary recommendations for bilingual phonological intervention.