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An Ecological Systems Theory Approach: Evaluation & Intervention of Latinx Clients in Speech-Language Pathology

Event Title

2021 American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention

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2021-11-18 to 2021-11-20


The poster outlines the applied dissertation as it addresses the cultural and linguistic knowledge of speech-language pathologists when evaluating and treating Latinx clients, as well as, identifies ecological factors that impact coordination and collaboration of services in Latinx clients with communication disorders.

Learner Outcome(s):

  • Apply the Ecological Systems Theory into the assessment and intervention in speech-language pathology.
  • Integrate the Ecological Systems Theory and Critical Race Theory during the evaluation and intervention process for Latinx clients.
  • Assess the values and importance of the theoretical frameworks and its application in speech-language pathology.