#WeSpeechies transcript

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From: Tue Dec 02 12:00:00 PST 2014
To: Tue Dec 02 13:00:00 PST 2014

What is #WeSpeechies? Who were the influencers during this time period? #WeSpeechies analytics


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Welcome to everyone, reading, following, lurking.. especially big welcome to #multilingual #slpeeps #wespeechies Feel free to jump in :)
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@BotKawaiii Welcome! Thanks for joining us! Tell me a bit about you, what interests you in #multilingualism #wespeechies
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@speechiekate: @wespeechies @joypenard Adelaide, Australia - my alarm just went off! #wespeechies
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@wespeechies @joypenard gee I must have just woken up with a tweet like that! #wespeechies
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@wespeechies @joypenard BonSoir I'm joining you from the UK. Looking forward to the chat this evening #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies I think I'm just here to learn more. I often get questions as an #SLPeep about #multilingualism at gatherings #wespeechies
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@AydanSuphi Greetings! Thank you so much for joining us! *and saying hello :) @joypenard #wespeechies
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First up, Q1 What languages do you come across in your work and in life? #wespeechies
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@wespeechies jump, jump, jump #wespeechies :-) multilingualism has changed drastically in last few years. It's a hot topic.
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@wespeechies I’ll keep half an eye! Trying to write up today’s case notes. I’m in London. #WeSpeechies
rhiannanw
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@wespeechies today I worked with children who speak Punjabi, Indonesian, and Hungarian! Just 1 monolingual child today #wespeechies
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Q1 Here in Alsace region, very int'l - French, Alsatian, German - Swiss G, Spanish, Italian, Turkish & Arabic, at kids' school #wespeechies
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. @wespeechies Arabic, Cantonese, Fijian, Italian, Mandarin, Tagalog, Thai, Tongan, Vietnamese +many other community languages #WeSpeechies
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A1 Previously I've English, French and Bislama (Vanuatu) has been part of my life. Also, Vietnamese used to be, professionally #wespeechies
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@wespeechies @joypenard Hello! I'm from Australia and moved to Florida this year. Interested to 'listen in' on today's chat. :) #WeSpeechies
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@dibsondebs @wespeechies parents are all bi or multilingual and children very young. With some it’s easier than others. #wespeechies
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Do you speak any of the languages around you? #wespeechies
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A1 at the moment: English, Polish, Greek, Auslan, people's own made up sign language. In my person life: just English atm #wespeechies
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@dibsondebs trickiest thing today: trying to distinguish jargon from a language I don’t speak! Lots of relying on mum #wespeechies
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@wespeechies Many languages spoken here in Birmingham including Mirpuri, Somali, Polish, Arabic, Punjabi. I speak Turkish #WeSpeechies
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A2 Just English and Auslan very poorly (lack of use). I work a lot with symbolic language (#AugComm) #WeSpeechies
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Do you know any speech therapists who speak the languages around you? #wespeechies
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@RhiannanW I bet that would be difficult and need assistance from mum #wespeechies
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@wespeechies Checking in a bit late/lurking around the #wespeechies chat hoping to learn a bit more :)
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@wespeechies I know none! I've known people fluent in Auslan before #WeSpeechies
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Are you learning (even a bit) of any of the languages around you? #wespeechies
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RT @AydanSuphi: @wespeechies Many languages spoken here in Birmingham including Mirpuri, Somali, Polish, Arabic, Punjabi. I speak Turkish #WeSpeechies
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Already time for Q2 coming up, LOTS of languages! #wespeechies
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Q2 Have you any tips, references resources for differentiating speech/language disorder from typical multilingual acquisition? #wespeechies
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@wespeechies incidental through putting the names used for grandparents etc. Most of my clients use English as a 1st language #wespeechies
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@wespeechies I did do Auslan classes back in the day - wish I had more people to use my skills with #WeSpeechies
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RT @wespeechies: Q2 Have you any tips, references resources for differentiating speech/language disorder from typical multilingual acquisition? #wespeechies
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@speechiekate yes, keeping up a language takes work & constant use #wespeechies
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@wespeechies Hi! Joining chat from Manchester, UK. Lots of Arabic, Somali, Urdu, Punjabi, Polish, Yoruba, Lingala, #wespeechies
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@wespeechies yes! Personally I learned French for MANY years but lost most of it. French is always familiar to my ear though #wespeechies
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hi #wespeechies. A1 I work in French and English but meet a lot of arabic, polish, spanish aphasics
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@wespeechies yes a growing no of SLTs speak some of Asian community langs & we have someSLT2bs who are multilingual #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies I've always found this hard to describe to people, a comfort and familiarity in listening to a different language? #WeSpeechies
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A2 I am in the process of finalizing the TOP TEN List for refs made available by @Journals2025 ASHA journals - LOTS to choose! #wespeechies
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@RhiannanW is the jargon result of trying to assimilate the Lang & struggling to find words or result of the Lang disorder? #wespeechies
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@wespeechies Yes, starting to learn some Spanish to adapt to the Spanish speaking population here in Florida. #WeSpeechies
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@AydanSuphi That's great! I am currently looking into poss making int'l database of #multilingual #wespeechies
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@MareeRichardson LOTS of resources for Spanish online - even free! #wespeechies
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THANK YOU EVERYONE for participating & using #wespeechies with posts - lots of reading for later is fine, too :)
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. @wespeechies are very excited about @Journals2025's offer of up to 10 articles per #WeSpeechies topic for 14 days! http://t.co/aobqTuQZbd
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#wespeechies. interesting to measure how concepts of SLT disorders vary with the language used to describe them. not just culturally
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@wespeechies Good idea - will you include dialect spoken & level of proficiency? #wespeechies
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@speech_woman @Journals2025 YES! Many, many thanks! Working hard to narrow down long list of references #wespeechies
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@AydanSuphi I was hoping for questions or requests - I believe there is mention of different dialects - particularly Spanish.. #wespeechies
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@FrederiqHenry Many issues within nomenclature - many diff't terms in Eng, and many diff't in French (& other langs) #wespeechies
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. @wespeechies This is a wonderful resource for #WeSpeechies who don't normally have access to @ASHAweb journals @Journals2025 (huge smile)
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@speechiekate @wespeechies I agree it's a case of use it or lose it. Same for me with sign language in Spanish. #wespeechies
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@FrederiqHenry Even concepts around language proficiency, ex what being bilingual or #multilingual means #wespeechies
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@wespeechies Any you could recommend? I'm using a free App called Duolingo to learn the basics - convenient & efficient. #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies Sure. Am trying to work on international & multilingual integrative database, using SLT varied documents #wespeechies
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What is the most common question/s you find yourself asking about #multilingual ax? #wespeechies
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@wespeechies Yes there's quite a few! Have you had much exposure to the Spanish language/different dialects? #WeSpeechies
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And now for: Q3 What (or who) are your favorite sources of research and best practices in multilingualism? #wespeechies
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@wespeechies I agree. therefore should SLTs always be bilingual to work efficiently w bilingual patients??? #wespeechies
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Ah @SV_SLP! And are you surrounded by kangaroos this lovely sunny morning? #WeSpeechies @wespeechies
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@wespeechies I struggle with determining if a child truly has an actual disorder, a delay, or just difficulty assimilating #wespeechies
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@SV_SLP ~ remember the tag "#WeSpeechies" so that your Tweets can be archived with all the others for this chat. @wespeechies
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@SV_SLP Thank you so much for joining us! You feature on some articles on my list ;) @speech_woman #wespeechies
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A2 assess in all langs -too many SLTs only assess in main school Lang. Access to interpreters can be issue for some services #wespeechies
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@wespeechies A few but none specifically Spanish related. Thanks for the suggestion! I will look into it. #WeSpeechies
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@dibsondebs As an ASHA member, I can give you a list I've compiled, while I have to reduce for my TOP TEN #wespeechies
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@speech_woman @wespeechies I haven't ventured outside yet! But there are usually a friendly bunch on the university campus #wespeechies
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@wespeechies @speech_woman Thank you! Many more on their way as I am in the last 2 months of my PhD and writing madly! #wespeechies
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@dibsondebs Keep up your Spanish - more familiarity with the lang helps with recog typ dev #wespeechies
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@FrederiqHenry Then the question becomes - how would we achieve this? #wespeechies
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A3 My list of authors is growing: @MadalenaCruFer @goldstein25 @MBlumentha Kohnert, Paradis, Genessee, Grosjean & Baker #wespeechies
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@FrederiqHenry The Thordardottir paper will be on my Top Ten list, I'm sure it will make for interesting reading. #wespeechies
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. @wespeechies I find Sharynne McLeod's THE INTERNATIONAL GUIDE TO SPEECH ACQUISITION http://t.co/gXAiFmyN8J very helpful. #WeSpeechies
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@FrederiqHenry Does #multilingual/multicultural issues feature in training for @orthophonistes? #wespeechies
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Similarly, @wespeechies am very appreciative of MULTILINGUAL CHILDREN WITH SPEECH SOUND DISORDERS site. http://t.co/JD4k0KgGLx #WeSpeechies
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@speech_woman @wespeechies @ASHAWeb @Journals2025 FANTASTIC! Thank-you! How does one access this resource? #WeSpeechies
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What blogs do you read regularly on #multilingual #wespeechies ? This one features makers of BESA: http://t.co/VpORYU8Ouc
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#wespeechies @orthophonistes of course! +what about introducing courses taught in another language? eg English aphasia described in English?
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. @wespeechies Multilingual Aspects of Speech Sound Disorders in Chn. Sharynne McLeod & @goldstein25 Eds http://t.co/p7kpITFNiP #WeSpeechies
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Q4 What frequently asked questions do you receive from parents and/or professionals about multilingualism? How do you answer? #wespeechies
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@speech_woman @goldstein25 Thank you for the resources. #wespeechies
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@FrederiqHenry I LOVE this idea - immersion learning for #wespeechies @orthophonistes
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@wespeechies @speech_woman @goldstein25 I second that! Thank-you! :) #WeSpeechies
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. @wespeechies For #multilingualism info for families see Speechwoman's December 2014 Site of the Month: http://t.co/2fZEppkPdx #WeSpeechies
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A4 I still get asked: Is 2/3/4 languages too much for my child? Will s/he be confused? #wespeechies
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@wespeechies wonder about the colloquial aspects not covered in formal #multilingual ax's & poss missed if unfamiliar to SLT #wespeechies
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@QuePasaSpeechie Do you mean like idioms, or cultural aspects? #wespeechies
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@wespeechies "Bilingualism and raising bilingual children" from @RCN_AUS: http://t.co/R0oMPE6EMD NICE! #WeSpeechies @SpeechPathAus @ICP2014
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@wespeechies Interesting. How do you respond to this? #WeSpeechies
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@wespeechies I still get parents saying their child’s doctor / teacher / neighbour said to only speak in English, do I agree? #wespeechies
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A4 on will s/he be confused, - no, this is not the case: I still wonder about a person actually being "confused" in any lang #wespeechies
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@wespeechies @orthophonistes Great !! good way to share our views and increase knowledge as well as linguistic skills ;) #wespeechies
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@QuePasaSpeechie Did you see Dr Dautlich's submission yesterday on suggestions for eval? sugg only 30mn at a time #wespeechies
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@QuePasaSpeechie Do you speak the other languages in question? Is this detracting from QoL for this adult? #wespeechies
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Just told my partner about #wespeechies chat on bilingualism and he reminded me about this @RALLIcam video: http://t.co/4wL7VsMI4f
speechwoman
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@goldstein25 2015 Providing clinical services to multilingual chn w Speech Sound Disorders. http://t.co/cEOHzCSGdc @wespeechies #WeSpeechies
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Don't forget #wespeechies hashtag so we can collect all the tweets for review! Loving the interaction - chats can continue.
speechwoman
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RT @RhiannanW: Just told my partner about #wespeechies chat on bilingualism and he reminded me about this @RALLIcam video: http://t.co/4wL7VsMI4f
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@wespeechies I'm regularly talking to families and referrers about the advs of bilingualism, we need a UK campaign! #wespeechies
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@wespeechies #WeSpeechies it’s 5 mins of me @TalkingBlocksYK, Ami talking about bilingualism and SLI. Might be worth a watch.
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@wespeechies Grew up in Spain but work in UK so no #multilingual pts yet but something I'm aware of&curious about in practice :)#wespeechies
speechwoman
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. @wespeechies Would be great if parents/families of #multilingual children joined the discussions between now & Saturday on #WeSpeechies :)
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Almost at an end time for the official chat, but I will be here to continue discussing *and passing on references! #wespeechies
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@RhiannanW @wespeechies That's particularly the case when the child has a learning disability in my experience #wespeechies
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I'm going to go ahead & say Goodbye to those of you who had the hour ear-marked for this chat - THANK YOU!! #wespeechies
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@wespeechies This sounds interesting, will have a look - thanks! #wespeechies

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