Continuing Professional Development
Department of Clinical Speech & Language Studies
Childhood Bilingualism: What is the balance of gains and losses?
Dr. Agnieszka Otwinowska - Kasztelanic, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Linguistics, Institute of English Studies, University of Warsaw, Poland
**THIS COURSE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED**
Date: 22nd September 2015
Time: 17:30pm - 19:30pm
Venue: Room 103/104, Department of Clinical Speech and Language Studies, 7-9 South Leinster Street, Dublin 2
Dr. Agnieszka Otwinowska - Kaztelanic is going to discuss the cognitive and linguistic advantages of bilingualism, and the ways in which bilingual children (preschoolers) differ in their language developmental trajectories from their monolingual peers. Drawing from the results of a recent study on Polish-English blingual children, Dr. Otwinowska- Kasztelanic will also discuss issues related to using monolingual norms to diagnose language impairment in bilingual populations.
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