Hispanic Parents During Family-Cenered Speech-Language Intervention

Kummerer presents strategies for implementing collaborative, family-centered language intervention with Hispanic parents and their children with communication disabilities. General strategies include establishing a trusting relationship, valuing parents as experts of their children, creating mutually constructed goals, accommodating families’ schedules and roles, individualizing intervention in the home language, and encouraging parental education and advocacy.

Communication Disorders Quarterly. 2012, 33, 84-95

About rickyWburk

Ricky W. Burk, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, is a speech-language pathologist who provides in-home therapy for adolescents and adults residing in Tennessee and Mississippi who stutter. His career includes PreK, elementary, middle, and high school practice, undergraduate & graduate faculty appointments, skilled nursing, national & international consultation, private practice, and national & international speaking presentations. He holds the American Speech-Language Hearing Association Certificate of Clinical Competence, and he is a Board Certified Specialist in Fluency Disorders. He is the ASHA Continuing Education Administrator for the National Association for Speech Fluency.
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