ERIC Number: ED373487
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Dec
Concerns for Minority Groups in Communication Disorders. ASHA Reports No. 16.
Bess, Fred H., Ed.; And Others
This monograph addresses topical issues in training, service delivery, and research for minorities in communication disorders. It presents extended versions of papers that were delivered at the conference, "Concerns for Minority Groups in Communication Disorders," held in Nashville, Tennessee on September 17-19, 1984. Papers include: "The First Thomas E. Poag Memorial Lecture" (S. Allen Counter); "Valid Predictors of Minority Student Success" (Harold Powell); "Effective Counseling of Minority Students" (Elaine J. Copeland); "Opportunities and Responsibilities for Developing Positive Minority Initiatives in Higher Education" (Frank W. Hale, Jr.); "The Aging Minority: American Indian Perspective/Community-Based Rehabilitation Solution" (Gail A. Harris); "The Difference That Differences Make: Class and Culture as Components of Black Self/Group Awareness" (Thomas Kochman); "Theoretical Frameworks and Language Assessment" (Fay Boyd Vaughn-Cooke); "The Non-Native Speaker: Testing and Therapy" (Florence D. Wiener); "Assessment Instruments for Minorities" (Mary Ann Acevedo); "Alternative Strategies for the Teaching of Language to Minority Individuals" (Harry R. Seymour); "Language Policy for Immigrants and American Citizens Whose Native Language Is Other Than English" (Sarah E. Melendez); "Need and Justification for Bilingual Education for Minority Groups with Communication Disorders" (Ramon L. Santiago); "Sickle-Cell Anemia and Hearing Loss" (Diane Scott); "Verbal Communication of Minority Adolescent Mothers" (Bertha Smith Clark); "Backpacks or Parachutes: Management's Challenge of the Future" (Ronald E. Galbraith); "Legal Issues Affecting the Delivery of Services to Minorities" (Donald W. Fish); "Research Needs for Minority Populations" (David Satcher); "The Social Responsibility of the Minority Researcher" (Lorraine Cole); "The Development of Linguistic Norms for Nonmainstream Populations" (Ida J. Stockman); "Pragmatic Aspects of the Language of Speakers of Black American English" (Elaine Bremer Lewnau); and "Communication Disorders in Africa and the Caribbean: Some Implications for Black Americans" (Orlando L. Taylor). (JDD)
Descriptors: Communication Disorders, Cultural Differences, Delivery Systems, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Minority Groups, Research
American-Speech-Language-Association, Publication Sales Office, 10801 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Rockville, MD.