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Look back at some of the stories that showed the university’s impact in 2010

Look back at some of the stories that showed the university’s impact in 2010

Look back at some of the stories that showed the university's impact in 2010.

Hogg Foundation Invests $1.5 Million to Extend Bilingual Scholarship Program Three More Years

A statewide strategy to increase Spanish-language mental health services has proven so successful the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health is investing an additional $1.5 million to extend the program three more years.

Researchers develop tool to identify bilingual children with true language disorders

Researchers develop tool to identify bilingual children with true language disorders

According to the 2000 census, nearly one-third of Texans ages 5 years and older speak Spanish at home. Add the under-5 population and the percentage is even higher. Due to continued immigration and globalism, the bilingual population will continue to grow in Texas. Five to 8 percent of preschoolers experience a speech-language disorder, one of…   » Continue Reading

Meeting Workforce Demands

Back to Difference or Disorder? feature story According to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 55 percent of school-based speech-language pathologists have English Language Learning, or bilingual, children on their caseload. Only 7.9 percent of those students, however, receive the bilingual speech-language pathology treatment they need, because fewer than 2 percent of speech-language pathologists identify themselves as…   » Continue Reading