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Raúl Rojas, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Raúl Rojas received his M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from Temple University, and provided bilingual (Spanish-English) SLP services in the schools for six years.  Currently he is a doctoral student in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Temple University.  Raúl’s primary research area of interest is child language, specifically bilingual language development in typically developing children and in children with language disorders. As you may or may not know, I have an addiction to SALT.  Not to the potassium-sodium-laced mineral, however.  Rather, I am addicted to the Systematic Analysis of Language Transcripts (SALT) software program.  Joking aside, I have been engaged with developing the functionality of SALT for bilingual (Spanish-English) language sampling since 1998.  Currently, the latest version available is the SALT 2008 Bilingual Spanish-English (SE) version (Miller & Iglesias, 2008). For this month’s blog, I will:
  • Describe SALT Bilingual SE
  • Outline the clinical benefits of using SALT Bilingual SE
  • Address common questions and concerns
  • Discuss planned updates
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