Spanish for Speech Therapists, Special Educators, Psychologists, Rehabilitation Professionals, SLP´s and Audiologists
like you encounter more Latino clients every day. Are
you prepared to provide your community's Spanish speakers with the
services they need?
the place of our highly successful annual program which ran for 5
consecutive years in association with the United Cerebral Palsy Association
of Greater Chicago (UCPA), ILISA Language Institute in Costa Rica
is now offering you a more flexible opportunity to meet this growing
challenge. Take part in our professionally orientated Spanish course,
which is now available any week throughout the year, which
will allow you to:
Spanish and live within the culture of Latin America
instruction carefully focused to the vocabulary needs of your specific
part in technical and cultural presentations relevant to your profession.
experiences with your local counterparts and observe live
situations within your own field.
university graduate credits.
classes, on a private One on One basis or in groups of a maximum
of 4 students at your level of comprehension, with the best Spanish
teachers in Costa Rica. Apart from improving general Spanish skills,
intermediate and advanced students will learn words, terms and phrases
necessary for education, assessment, intervention, and training
of families, clients and colleagues. Beginners will concentrate
on developing general language skills.
to local schools, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities and clinics,
provide a unique opportunity to get an inside view of a Latin American
country's rehabilitation infrastructure.
activities such as Latin dance and cooking classes, theater and
museum visits, non verbal communication and country specific lectures.
with a specially selected Costa Rican host family, including breakfast,
dinner and laundry service.
weekend trips to Costa Rica's most beautiful beaches and national
outcome of this rewarding experience
language skills will improve significantly, regardless of your starting
level. Unquestionably, you will be able to demonstrate increased sensitivity and knowledge in
providing services to Latino clients and their families
increase your listening and reading skills to deal more effectively
with Spanish speaking clients. You will have experience in participating
in typical family and professional dialogues and will be exposed to
written materials in Spanish.
many years of providing this level of instruction, the course content
continues to be delivered by the highly qualified and experienced
teaching staff of ILISA-Costa Rica.
special arrangement, graduate credits may be available for an additional
fee, please see our section relating to University
this program has only been available for a one 3 week period each
year. However, due to increasing demand and to provide greater flexibility
to students, we are pleased to announce we are now offering this exciting
program at times which best suit your needs and requirements. Therefore,
you can now register with ILISA to start classes on this program any
Monday throughout the year.
The prices are the same as those for our Group 4 PLUS course or One on
One tuition plus a $ 100 surcharge to cover setting up visits with
local counter parts and a small donation to one of the schools we work
tuition can be tailored to your exact professional needs making certain
you will leave ILISA better equipped with the skills to serve your