Category: Special Feature

The Importance of Black History Month

black history monthBlack History Month is celebrated in the United States during February. Schools often spend a lot of time talking about the important accomplishments of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It’s also crucial to spend additional time to focus on other men and women who fought for civil rights in America. Children in multilingual families may come from areas where they did not have many rights before they came to this country. Spend time sharing their stories and be able to compare to the history of the United States. Read More »

A Month of #BTLove

bilingual therapies meryt complimentFebruary is known as a month to celebrate love, with Valentine's Day happening mid-month. Besides loving your family, friends, and partner, it also feels great to love your job, right? This month, we wanted to find out how much our clinicians love working for Bilingual Therapies, or more specifically - with their recruiter. When we asked our clinicians to share a short quote with their thoughts, we were overwhelmed and humbled by the responses. We are so proud to have such talented clinicians on our team, and want to spread some #BTLove to everyone this month! Check out all the responses we received from our clinicians: Read More »

Special Interest Group 14: Melissa’s Perspective

SIG 14 SpotlightWhether you're new to the field of speech pathology or an experienced clinician, it's always helpful to have a community to connect with! Our clinical director, Melissa White, is currently the associate coordinator for ASHA's SIG 14 group and will be the coordinator next year. This Special Interest Group focuses on cultural and linguistic diversity, offering a network of therapists and resources to help speech pathologists who support diverse populations. Melissa was selected by the ASHA leader as part of their "Spotlight on Special Interest Groups" series this month. She was asked why she joined the group, how it's helped her as a bilingual clinician, and some other pressing questions to help dig deeper into this group's purpose. Check out the full article here to find out how SIG 14 has helped Melissa in her career, and you might find that it could help you too!   Have more questions for Melissa about SIG 14? Reach out to her here. Interested in opportunities with Bilingual Therapies? Take a look at our latest school-based opportunities on our website. Read More »

2017 Symposium for Service Providers with Bilingual Populations

2017 SymposiumAre you a speech pathologist, audiologist, psychologist, or student who supports or would like to serve a bilingual population? Would you like to earn CEUs in a luxurious destination by the beach? If you answered "yes" to one or both of these questions, then you should attend our 2017 Bilingual Symposium in Miami Beach, Florida this summer! Read More »

Bilingual Therapies’ 20th Anniversary

bt 20th anniversary dots background2017 is an exceptionally special year for Bilingual Therapies! We are celebrating our organization's 20th anniversary, and are more than proud of all of our growth over the years. Because this is a huge milestone for us, we wanted to spotlight how much we've grown over the years, and the beliefs that motivate us. Read More »

National Mentoring Month – Cultural Competence in Mentoring

national mentoring monthJanuary is National Mentoring Month! Bilingual Therapies prides ourself on providing mentors for all of our bilingual clinicians, who are carefully selected by our clinical directors before each school year begins. Our clinical directors, Nate Cornish, M.S., CCC-SLP and Melissa White, M.A., CCC-SLP are strong supporters of mentorship and its benefits in increasing the cultural competence of BT clinicians. Read More »