A Survey of U.S. Immigrants: Service Delivery Issues for School-Based SLPs In the 21st century, many residents of the United States are immigrants. Increasing numbers of immigrants and their children present a unique challenge for school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs). In this study, 376 immigrants from 82 different countries were interviewed about a variety of issues, including their greatest challenges living in ... Article
Article  |   December 01, 2013
A Survey of U.S. Immigrants: Service Delivery Issues for School-Based SLPs
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin
    California State University, Sacramento, CA
  • Disclosure: Financial: Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin is a professor in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at California State University, Sacramento.
    Disclosure: Financial: Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin is a professor in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at California State University, Sacramento.×
  • Nonfinancial: Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin has previously published in this subject area. Some of those publications are referenced below.
    Nonfinancial: Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin has previously published in this subject area. Some of those publications are referenced below.×
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Article   |   December 01, 2013
A Survey of U.S. Immigrants: Service Delivery Issues for School-Based SLPs
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, December 2013, Vol. 14, 86-94. doi:10.1044/sbi14.4.86
SIG 16 Perspectives on School-Based Issues, December 2013, Vol. 14, 86-94. doi:10.1044/sbi14.4.86

In the 21st century, many residents of the United States are immigrants. Increasing numbers of immigrants and their children present a unique challenge for school-based speech-language pathologists (SLPs). In this study, 376 immigrants from 82 different countries were interviewed about a variety of issues, including their greatest challenges living in the United States, as well as their perceptions of SLPs and SLPs’ services. Practical implications are discussed.

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