Considerations in Evaluating Students Who Are English Language Learners (Virtual Workshop)
September 21, 2021 from 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sponsor: National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities (OCECD)
Cost: Free ($25 fee for CEUs)
This presentation will discuss the prevalence, statistics, and learning concerns of students who are English Language Leaners in school settings. The presentation will focus on important factors (language, culture, acculturation), that can impact the evaluation process and assessments. The talk will also address the complex mental health and learning needs of children who are bilingual/bicultural.
To be familiar with different ways to assess and intervene with children of diverse backgrounds and non-native English speakers,
To integrate knowledge about various instruments to assess bilingual and bilingual children,
To understand the complex mental health and learning needs for bilingual children living in the US