Evidence-based and

Intercultural clinical intervention for multilingual children

Prof. Dr. Wiebke Scharff Rethfeldt

The logo was intended to associate with Prof. Dr. Jim Cummins‘ Common Under-

lying Proficiency model of bilingualism. When assessing language, a focus on

above language performance without reflecting underneath surface language

competences, may not be sufficient.

Moreover, the lense shall symbolize that multilingualism may augment and enhance

a person‘s understandings, views and ideas.

That is, cultural and linguistic diversity may offer alternative and extra meanings.

Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

in Speech Language Therapy