The amazing baby brain says ‘pas de problème’ with bilingualism

The amazing baby brain says ‘pas de problème’ with bilingualism Adriel John Orena, University of British Columbia and Linda Polka, McGill University People often say that babies are like little sponges — with their ability to soak up language quickly and easily. Yet much of the early research on language acquisition has focused on young […]

Celebren el XIX semana binacional de salud con juegos de familia en español / Celebrate the XIX Binational Health Week with Games in Spanish

English Version Below El 28 de septiembre entre 9 am a 1:30 pm , el Consulado General de México en Austin va a presentar el event, Ponle ritmo a tu salud, para celebrar el XIX Semana binacional de salud. Think Bilingual Austin estará con muchas otras organizaciones muy buenas y proveedores de salud. Hagan un […]

Welcome Alicia Adame as New Executive Director for Think Bilingual Austin

Please Welcome Alicia Adame as New Executive Director for Think Bilingual Austin Hello! ¡Hola! Salut! 你好 مرحبا Xin chào! Hallo! नमस्ते! I am excited to come on board Think Bilingual Austin as the new appointed Executive Director and supporting its mission in multiculturalism and bilingualism in our communities! A little background about me, I have […]

Helping Families through American Gateways and Partners in Parenting

Helping Families through American Gateways and Partners in Parenting Think Bilingual Austin is working with American Gateways, a non-profit that provides low or no-cost legal services to immigrants here in Central Texas.  We have identified immigrant families here in Austin that would be most grateful for your help! We are accepting donations for American Gateways’ clients, together  with Partners in Parenting, a […]

Create Your Bilingual Passport to Promote Bilingualism for your Child

Create Your Personalized Bilingual Passport to Help Your Child Become Bilingual Think Bilingual Austin has put this useful Bilingual Passport program together to help parents plan for their journey to help raise bilingual children. The Think Bilingual Passport is a useful tool to help parents: Evaluate reasons for pursuing bilingualism, Set goals and intentions and […]

2018 Think Bilingual Austin’s Website in Review

2018 Think Bilingual Austin’s Website in Review As we close out 2018, we want to thank our community followers and supporters for supporting bilingualism and multicultural understanding and for using our website as a valued community based resource.  Think Bilingual Austin, a 501 c 3 non-profit, relies on input and information through our continued community […]

Podcast Interview with Dr. Erin Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology at UT

The Think Bilingual Chat Room Podcast interview with Dr. Erin Rodriguez, Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Erin Rodriguez shares her research based insights on how Dual Language educational programs help English language learners from immigrant families.  She explains the benefits of well implemented Dual Language programs on children’s well […]

Five Signs Your Bilingual Child may Need to see a Speech Pathologist

Five Signs Your Bilingual Child may Need to see a Speech Pathologist Post contributor/author: Julie Perron, Bilingual Speech Pathologist with Speech Pathology Master’s Program     Although bilingualism DOES NOT cause speech and language disorders, it can sometimes be hard for parents to know which aspects of bilingual language development are normal and which are […]

Multicultural Activity for December_Celebrations of Light

Celebrations of Light_Multicultural Activities for December Celebrations of Hope, of Light overcoming Darkness, of Good overcoming Evil, and of Family and Giving to Others Celebrate the joy and beauty of the season with a broader understanding of the importance of light in our own festivities and of that in celebrations around the world.   Click on […]