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The Fun of Two Languages in Your Pediatric Practice: Bilinguilism in Neuropsychological Assessment

Date: September 29, 2022

Time: 01:00PM - 02:00PM

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This webinar will discuss recent advances in the research and practice of pediatric bilingual neuropsychological assessment. Bilingual language acquisition and neurocognitive impact will be reviewed. Attendees will gain greater understanding not only of the history of dual-language programs in the U.S. but also will be able to apply knowledge of how children learn to best practices for neuropsychological evaluation. Resources for assessment of bilingual children will be provided.

Eligible for 1 CE credit.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this session, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss differences in the development of bilingual children.
  • Explain the differences among various bilingual education models in the US.
  • List ways to address bilingual language concerns as part of the pediatric assessment process.

Qualification Level Required: S

Instructional Level: Intermediate

Target Audience: Neuropsychologists, psychologists, clinical psychologists

Moderators:
  • Maegan Sady, PhD, ABPP-CN, Project director, PAR, Inc., msady@parinc.com
Speakers:
  • Veronica B. Edgar, PhD, ABPP, Associate professor and bilingual pediatric neuropsychologist, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Veronica.BordesEdgar@UTSouthwestern.edu


*Participants wishing to receive continuing education (CE) credit must attend the entire webinar and complete the postwebinar evaluation form. Once participants have completed the evaluation, your letter of attendance will be available for immediate download from your account.
PAR is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) to provide continuing education for psychologists. PAR maintains responsibility for the program and its content. PAR’s NASP APS Provider Number is 1051.

PAR is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PAR maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Disclosure: PAR is a publisher of assessments, which may be discussed during the presentation.