Distinguishing Between Difference, Disorder, and Disadvantage: Cultural Considerations for Diverse Readers
In this PaTTAN Literacy Symposium webinar, Dr. Lakeisha Johnson examines the differences between African-American English and mainstream American English and the relationship between oral language skills and African-American students. She discusses assessment and treatment practices that are culturally responsive. Dr. Johnson outlines the issues with confusing a linguistic difference with a linguistic disorder and provides evidence-based strategies to increase language abilities.
Curriculum Connection / Connexion au programme-cadre
Culturally Relevant and Responsive Pedagogy (CRRP) is essential in all areas of the curriculum, and this webinar supports the connections between CRRP and understanding oral language development.