Cultural and Linguistic Diversity
Practice Area

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Brigette Wilson, M.A., CCC-SLP 

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Professional Resources

OSLHA CLD Practice Area Committee
How Do We Support You?- Video

Ohio Quick Facts
Ohio Statistics & Data

USDE Resources 
USDE English Language Learners’ Website & Resources

Profile of ELL and LEP Students
Profile of Ohio’s English Language Learners (ELL) / Limited English Proficient (LEP) Students

ASHA Resources
ASHA ProFind allows individuals to search for providers based on bilingual language service. Bilingual services provided within the state of Ohio include Spanish, American Sign Language, Mandarin-Chinese, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Korean, Arabic, Cantonese-Chinese, German, Japanese, Urdu, Yiddish, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, Hungarian, Ukrainian, Finnish, Slovenian, and manually coded English.

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Statistics and Data

Bilingual Services Provided in the State of Ohio

Our state licensed speech-language pathologists and audiologists provide services in nearly 20 languages according to the Ohio Board renewal census data collected in 2018.

SLP services are provided in the following languages:

  • 4 Arabic,
  • 1 Cantonese-Chinese,
  • 1 Chinese,
  • 2 French,
  • 2 German,
  • 2 Greek,
  • 3 Gujarati,
  • 7 Hindi,
  • 5 Hebrew,
  • 1 Japanese,
  • 1 Mandarin-Chinese,
  • 2 Korean,
  • 1 Persian,
  • 1 Russian,
  • 11 sign language,
  • 54 Spanish,
  • 1 Urdu,
  • 1 Vietnamese.

Audiology services are provided in the following languages:

  • 3 Arabic,
  • 1 German,
  • 1 Hindi,
  • 1 Marathi,
  • 4 Spanish,
  • 1 Persian,
  • 7 sign language.

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