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Wednesday April 27, 2022 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Do you have children of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background and unsure whether their difficulties are due to a language delay or having English as a second language (ESL)?
Learn more about speech and language development in multilingual children.
This interactive presentation will be hosted by Speech-Language Pathologists from Growing Early Minds and will focus on identifying speech-language concerns in Multilingual children.
- What is multilingualism?
- How children acquire more than one language
- Stages of sequential language learning
- Misconceptions around Multilingualism
- Language delay / disorder
- Language development
- How to determine whether it’s a language delay or difference
- When and who to refer to regarding language concerns
- Strategies to support language development
Training Presenter: Speech-Language Pathologist, Nimi Goh – Growing Early Minds
Nimi speaks English, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Bahasa/Malay and is passionate about empowering educators to support children and their families. She has experience working with children with a range of presentations, such as developmental delay, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and intellectual disability.
Nimi works in a range of areas, including language, speech, multimodal communication, literacy, play skills, and social skills. She is trained in Hanen More Than Words, Hanen It Takes Two to Talk, Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding.