AboutBook: This resource guide focuses on the dissemination of accurate information and best practices concerning the educational support of second language learners. It not only documents the author's professional experiences but seeks to use them to bolster the research regarding best practices for second language learner and bilingual children. Parents will find the resource guide useful as it contains situations many of them may have experienced while raising second language children. The book focuses on appropriate solutions and answers to questions they may have regarding their children's needs educationally. There are case studies and guidelines that educators will find useful in their quest for appropriate and accurate knowledge about this growing student population. Authorbio: Deborah Jill Chitester received her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Adelphi University in New York and was granted her Certificate of Clinical Competence (C.C.C) by the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA). She has 14+ years experience working with all age levels whose first language is other than English, having received special certification by the State of New York as a Bilingual (English/Spanish) Speech Language Pathologist. In her practice, Second Language, Literacy and Learning Connection LLC, located in New Jersey, she treats clients of all ages and disabilities both monolingual and those whose first language is not English. Due to the use of her "linguistic features" approach, her client mix is increasingly more culturally and linguistically diverse, presently comprising Asians, Arabs, Pakistani, etc. Deborah has also given informative presentations on effectiveevaluation of CLD children to help identify and recognize language difference vs. true speech delay for school districts and other professional audiences. Lastly, she provides specialized language services for internationally adopted children and consulting services for parents concerning the importance of distinguishing second language difficulties from true speech and language disorders.