2017 Annual Conference Schedule


8:00am - 9:15am OPENING SESSION Toby Hamilton 0.125
9:15am - 9:30 am BREAK   -

9:30am - 11:00am

TherAPPy Tools: iPad Tips for Pediatric SLPs

Angela Moorad, MS, CCC-SLP



9:30am - 12:15pm

Toss the Workbooks:
Person-Centered Functional Interventions for People with Dementia

Becky Khayum, MS, CCC-SLP



9:30am - 5:00pm

Age-Related Hearing Loss Really Matters:
Unbundling the Problems and the Solutions
(split into two sessions: 9:30-12:15 and 1:00-5:00)

Barbara Weinstein, AuD



9:30am - 3:45pm

Cont. on Saturday

Tier Tools for Reading and Writing:
Day 1: Barebones Grammar:
A Structured Literacy Approach to Sentence-Level Writing and Comprehension

Wendy Stacy, MS, CCC-SLP, CALT, QI, LDT




Medical Issues Forum

Teresa Bierig, MS, CCC-SLP


12:15pm - 1:00pm OPTIONAL BOX LUNCH (ticket required)   -

1:00pm - 2:30pm

Careful Hand Feeding or Comfort Feeding Evaluations:
Techniques in Palliative Dysphagia Management

Colette Ellis, MEd, CCC-SLP




1:00pm - 3:45pm


APPlication of Technology to Support Person-Centered Interventions
for People with Dementia


Becky Kayhum, MS, CCC-SLP



2:45pm - 3:45pm

Empowering Parents and Caregivers:
Being Comfortable With the Uncomfortable

Sarah Baker, MS, CCC-SLP
& Allie Bartlett, MA, CCC-SLP


4:00pm - 5:00pm The Pillars of Private Practice Kelli Marshall, SLP 0.10
4:00pm - 5:00pm Explore Snap with Core First! Nuala South, MA, CCC-SLP 0.10
4:00pm - 5:00pm School Issues Forum Melodye Pipes, MS, CCC-SLP 0.10
8:30am - 10:00am SPEAK OUT! - Every Voice Deserves to Be Heard Christina Cid, MS, CCC-SLP 0.15
8:30am - 10:00am Optimizing Outcomes in Pediatric Dysphagia Heather Jarvis, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S 0.15
8:30am - 11:45pm Ethics Games Karen Copeland, MA, CCC-SLP, BC-NCD 0.30

8:30am - 3:45pm

Cont. from Friday

Tier Tools for Reading and Writing:
Day 2: Six Syllables to Success: A Structured Literacy Approach to Multisyllabic Word Reading and Fluency

Wendy Stacy, MS, CCC-SLP, CALT, QI, LDT


10:15am - 11:45am Aphasia Clinic: Functional Use of Supportive Communication in Aphasia Susan Dowell, MS, CCC-SLP 0.15
10:15am - 11:45am AAC with ABA for ASD: Easy as 1, 2, 3 Christina Martin, CCC-SLP, BCBA; and Racheal Montgomery-Garba, CCC-SLP 0.15
11:45am - 1:15pm OSHA BUSINESS LUNCHEON (included with registration fee)   -
1:15pm - 2:00pm Balance Assessment: An Interprofessional Approach Christi Barbee, AuD, ABA Certified; and Renee Thomas, DPT 0.075
1:15pm - 3:30pm Efficiency and Effectiveness in Dysphagia Management Jay Rosenbek, PhD 0.20
1:15pm - 5:00pm When Good Enough Isn't Enough:
Supervising to Make The Difference
Linday Sealey-Holtz, PhD, CCC-SLP; Susan Benson, PhD, CCC-SLP; Elaine Martindale, CCC-SLP; and Nicole Mercer, CCC-SLP 0.35
2:15pm - 2:45pm Parent Involvement in Provider Communication Training: A Scoping Literature Review Mary A. Hudson, PhD, CCC-A; Mark J. Fisher, PhD, RN; and Wanda P. Felty 0.05
2:45pm - 3:45pm

Determining Personality Characteristics
in Patients with Tinnitus & Hypercusis

Suzanne Kimball, AuD;
Erin Benear, BS; & Toby Hamilton, PhD

3:30pm - 4:30pm COPD and Dysphagia Jill Moore, MS, CCC-SLP 0.10
4:00pm - 5:00pm Fear FAACtor: Taking the Fear Out of AAC  Camber Moulton, MS, CCC-SLP, ATP 0.10
4:00pm - 5:00pm A Fighting Chance: Providing Services for Children Experiencing Disruptive Change Jane Humphries, EdD, CCPS and Kari Rains, MS, CCPS 0.10

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