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AAE Essentials
AAE Essentials

This live webinar course is designed to support speech-language pathologists in identifying key features of African American English (AAE) across linguistic domains. The course explores strategies to promote more effective assessment and service delivery for AAE-speaking students.

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Diagnostic & Instructional Implications of African American English in the Classroom
Diagnostic & Instructional Implications of African American English in the Classroom

Course examines the history and perceptions of African American English (AAE) and lists features of the dialect across linguistic domains. Strategies to effectively assess speakers of AAE are reviewed. Implications for testing and instruction are discussed.

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Disproportionality in Special Education & Discipline
Disproportionality in Special Education & Discipline

This course examines historical, legal, philosophical, and sociocultural factors that place students at-risk for overidentification for special education or involvement in the school-to-confinement pipeline. Strategies to help educational stakeholders identify and address these risks are discussed.

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Effective Team Communication
Effective Team Communication

This course is designed to strengthen communication among staff/team members. Identification of existing challenges and opportunities for improvement will help enhance overall communication. Topics to be covered include active listening, effective electronic correspondence, and embracing linguistic diversity. Strategies to foster a welcoming environment for speakers of diverse languages and dialects are also introduced.

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Equity in Education
Equity in Education

Equitable and inclusive education is of the utmost importance to our diverse democracy. The history of the United States illustrates that minoritized groups have had varying degrees of access to education. This course is designed to explore the historical events that have fostered disparate access and equity in education. The course will also support contemporary educators in incorporating culturally sustaining curricula and fostering more equitable practices in the classroom.

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Ethical Considerations for Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Populations
Ethical Considerations for Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Populations

This course is designed to support employee identification of ethical dilemmas and the resultant impact on equity and equality. Issues of diversity are investigated and the implications of varied cultural-linguistic experiences on curricular and/or organizational processes are explored.

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Identifying & Confronting Racism in Professional Settings
Identifying & Confronting Racism in Professional Settings

This course is designed to support professionals in identifying and addressing race and class inequities that lead to disparate outcomes for historically marginalized communities. The course examines narratives, behaviors, and policies that contribute to race discrimination in the workplace. Participants are given guidance in advocating for equity in professional settings and promoting healthy antiracist workplaces.

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Normalizing Language Variation as a DEI Practice
Normalizing Language Variation as a DEI Practice

This course explores the implications of linguicism in professional spaces. Racism and classism are also discussed. The course introduces strategies to promote understanding and respect for culturally and linguistically diverse populations in the workplace. These strategies directly contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Overview of Language Development
Overview of Language Development

This course is designed to highlight the role and importance of language in the educational setting. Typical and atypical linguistic development will be explored. Milestones for typical monolingual and multilingual development will be examined. The implications of linguistic diversity within the classroom setting will be discussed.

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