Bilingualism and the Advantages for Children with Language Delay
Dr. Stefka Marinova-Todd is the Director of the Centre for Intercultural Language Studies and an Associate Professor at the School of Audiology and Speech Science at the University of British Columbia. Her research focuses on the language and cognitive development of bilingual children, both typically developing and children with Autism.
In this seminar, Dr. Marinova-Todd’s presentation will include information on bilingual language development and how it relates to executive function, literacy, and academic achievement. She will also discuss the capacity of children with developmental delay and ASD to be bilingual and implications for their successful education.