November 25, 2014

Bilingual SLI assessments - European Union project presented at ASHA

One of the invited sessions at ASHA was
"A European Union project to develop assessments for language impairments in multilingual societies". It was presented by:
  • Sharon Armon-Lotem (Israel)
  • Seyhun Topbas (Turkey)
  • Helen Grech (Malta)
  • Carol Westby (US)
Here is the abstract:
This session was developed by the Convention Program Committee to share outcomes of the COST/ IS0804 EU networking and collaboration project from 30 countries conducted to develop assessments for mono/bilingual children with SLI. We will address the work carried out which shed light on the problem of identifying minority populations.
The website for the Bi-SLI project is
Carol Westby (US), Sharon Armon-Lotem (Israel), Seyhun Topbas (Turkey), Helen Grech (Malta)