Soliant Health’s Bilingual Therapies Division Announces 17th Annual Bilingual Symposium for Speech-Language Pathologists

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Registration now open for the 2017 Bilingual Symposium in Miami, FL

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Soliant Health, a leading specialty healthcare staffing provider and part of Adecco Group, announced today that its Bilingual Therapies unit will be hosting the 17th annual Bilingual Symposium in Miami, FL from July 20-23, 2017.

The Bilingual Symposium unites practicing bilingual and monolingual speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in a three-day event that explores topics surrounding language diversity in schools. As the only American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)-approved CE provider conference of its kind, it focuses solely on how bilingual and monolingual SLPs can better serve the needs of bilingual children.

The Symposium features multiple sessions conducted by renowned speech-language professionals in small and interactive learning spaces. This year’s agenda will feature sessions in the following language diversity topics:

  • Beyond Normal: Shifting Our Perspective on Assessment, by Betty Yu, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
  • Assessment of Social Pragmatic Language Using Conversation Analysis, by Betty Yu, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
  • Preventing Misdiagnosis of Phonological Disorders in Bilingual Children: Evidence-Based Assessment Strategies, by Leah Fabiano-Smith, Ph.D, CCC-SLP, and Chelsea Privette, M. Ed., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • Integrating Dynamic Assessment Into “Real World” Evaluations, by Catherine Crowley, J.D., Ph.D., CCC-SLP-F, and Lorena Diaz, M.A., CCC-SLP, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Putting Evidence Into Action, by Melissa White, M.A. CCC-SLP, and Nate Cornish, M.S. CCC-SLP, Bilingual Therapies, Chicago, IL

Aside from informational sessions and networking opportunities with fellow SLPs, the Bilingual Symposium also provides up to 1.1 ASHA CEUs for each attendee. The event will be hosted at the luxurious Shelborne Wyndham Grand South Beach Resort in Miami, FL. Registrations are now being accepted at http://www.bilingualsymposium.com until June 1, 2017.

Bilingual Therapies is a leading provider of bilingual speech-language pathology, offering bilingual speech therapists job opportunities in school districts in diverse communities across North America. For more information about Bilingual Therapies and the Bilingual Symposium, please visit http://www.bilingualtherapies.com.

About Soliant Health
Soliant Health, an Adecco Group company, is a leading provider of specialized healthcare staffing services to hospitals, schools, and other healthcare providers. By supplying traveling healthcare professionals on both temporary and direct hire assignments, Soliant Health delivers comprehensive healthcare staffing services across the United States. Soliant's teams of professionals are qualified to fill physician, nursing, therapy, pharmacy, healthcare IT, advanced practice, telehealth, special education, and other healthcare positions. For more information about Soliant Health, please visit http://www.soliant.com.

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