Dual Language Learners with Disabilities: Supporting Young Children in the Classroom

PD Hours: 1

SKU: PDH-DLL Categories: ,

This module offers an overview of young children who are dual language learners. Further, it highlights the importance of maintaining children and families’ home language at the same time they are learning a new or second language, discusses considerations for screening and assessing these children, and identifies strategies for supporting them in inclusive preschool classrooms (est. completion time: 1 hour).

Module Objectives

By completing this module, learners will:

  • Be able to describe young children who are dual language learners
  • Better understand the importance of maintaining children’s home languages at the same time they are learning English
  • Understand the importance of collaborating with families of young children who are dual language learners
  • Be able to list considerations for screening and evaluating young dual language learners with disabilities
  • Be able to identify strategies for supporting young dual language learners with disabilities