Multiliteracies: An Approach for Framing Service Delivery With Indigenous Children A multiliteracies framework holds potential for use in facilitating communication development for children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This article describes the framework and its application through an educational program being implemented with Indigenous students from Northwest tribes. The framework is further explored through insights provided by a young ... Article
Article  |   July 01, 2011
Multiliteracies: An Approach for Framing Service Delivery With Indigenous Children
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Ella Inglebret
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
  • D. Michael Pavel (CHiXapkaid)
    Department of Education Studies, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR
  • Kaid'dub Pavel
    Skokomish, WA
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Development / Cultural & Linguistic Diversity / Attention, Memory & Executive Functions / Articles
Article   |   July 01, 2011
Multiliteracies: An Approach for Framing Service Delivery With Indigenous Children
SIG 14 Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Populations, July 2011, Vol. 18, 48-53. doi:10.1044/cds18.2.48
SIG 14 Perspectives on Communication Disorders and Sciences in Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CLD) Populations, July 2011, Vol. 18, 48-53. doi:10.1044/cds18.2.48

A multiliteracies framework holds potential for use in facilitating communication development for children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. This article describes the framework and its application through an educational program being implemented with Indigenous students from Northwest tribes. The framework is further explored through insights provided by a young student who is being mentored to become a cultural and spiritual leader for his tribal nation.

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