Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

Providing Culturally Sensitive and Linguistically Appropriate Services: An Insider Construct

Author(s) Sharla Peltier
Volume 35
Number 2
Year 2011
Page(s) 126-135
Language English
Abstract This article is written by an Aboriginal speech-language pathologist to provide an insider perspective on assessment and intervention practices relevant to Aboriginal communities, in particular the Ojibway-speaking Anishinaabe people of the Great Lakes region of Ontario. The author presents information about dialect differences in these communities and describes a therapeutic approach for working with children who speak a First Nations English Dialect (FNED). Culturally sensitive practices are also outlined with specific suggestions for appropriate service delivery to this population.

Le présent article, signé par une orthophoniste autochtone, donne un point de vue de l’intérieur sur les pratiques d’évaluation et d’intervention visant les communautés autochtones, surtout le peuple anishinaabe de la région des Grands Lacs en Ontario qui parle l’ojibwe. L’auteure y présente de l’information sur les différences de dialectes dans ces communautés et décrit une démarche thérapeutique menée auprès d’enfants qui parlent un dialecte anglais des Premières Nations. Elle y fournit des suggestions précises pour offrir des services adaptés à cette population.
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