The Research

Helping you make the most informed decisions possible.

We serve our pediatrician partners by keeping them connected with the most recent research about Latino children with developmental delays.

Latino-White Disparities in autism diagnosis

Pediatricians and primary care physicians face challenges in treating Latino children likely to receive a diagnosis of autism.

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Bilingual Children are misdiagnosed by monolingual instruments

Recent research indicates that lexical knowledge may be substantially misrepresented when tested using tools not normed for bilingual children.

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Misconceptions around Latino language development still exist

A survey published in Pediatrics revealed that nearly half of the respondents gave advice that goes against expert recommendations.

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Common Myths of bilingual language development from the American Academy of Pediatrics discusses common myths about bilingual children.

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How to choose an SLP for a bilingual child

Guidance from the American Speech-Language Association describes the appropriate services and skills of SLPs treating bilingual children.

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Difference vs Disorder

Language differences are often misdiagnosed by untrained speech-language pathologists as language disorders leading to unnecessary or detrimental therapeutic interventions.

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