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Presented by Marva Mount, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #8005 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course will explore a variety of service delivery models that can be used when scheduling therapy that will best serve student needs. Let's explore “new and different“ and kick “sameness” to the curb!
Presented by Robyn Earley, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #8076 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Have you ever experienced the misperception that the Speech-Language Pathologist is an optional member of the rehabilitation team? This course will discuss how change in the healthcare environment requires Speech-Language Pathologists to proactively dispel this perception. It will highlight the critical importance of their role in ensuring positive patient outcomes through lessons from the field.
Overview of GFTA-3 Spanish Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation, presented in partnership with Pearson Clinical Assessment
Presented by Marie Sepulveda, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #8058 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides a review of administration and scoring of the Goldman-Fristoe Test of Articulation, 3rd Edition Spanish (GFTA-3 Spanish) as well as an overview of the research base and psychometric characteristics of the GFTA-3 Spanish. Discussion includes developmental considerations when interpreting GFTA-3 Spanish results.
Presented by Jennifer Lundine, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
Course: #8069 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course will discuss the efficacy of curriculum based assessment and intervention for students following brain injury. Discussion will focus on strategies and modifications that can be made to classroom environments and activities to improve students' success in the academic setting.
Presented by K. Todd Houston, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS, Cert AVT
Course: #8068 Level: Introductory1 Hour
Today, infants and toddlers with hearing loss have more opportunities than ever to achieve listening and spoken language outcomes that are on par with their hearing peers. With early identification, early intervention, the use of appropriate hearing technology, and the active involvement of parents and caregivers, professionals can support and facilitate these outcomes through the use of Auditory-Verbal Therapy.
Presented by J. Scott Yaruss, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-F, Nina Reardon-Reeves, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-F
Course: #8086 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course provides a discussion of key facts regarding current views about stuttering in preschool and young school-age children in an engaging Q&A format. The authors specifically focus on characteristics of stuttering in children, ages 2 to 6. They clarify how stuttering differs from the typical disfluencies that all of us experience at times. Importantly, they discuss when therapy is needed in this age group. Finally, the goals of the diagnostic evaluation are explained. This article will certainly help clinicians to become better-prepared to help children who stutter and their families.
Presented by Erin O. Mattingly, MA, CCC-SLP, CBIS
Course: #8055 Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
This course provides a brief overview of the mechanics of traumatic brain injury; reviews the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF); introduces functional therapy ideas for patients surviving acquired brain injury during the acute rehabilitation phase; and discusses how to incorporate functional, multidisciplinary goals into patient treatment and family education.
Pearson's EBP Brief: Auditory-Verbal Therapy as an Intervention Approach for Children Who Are Deaf: A Review of the Evidence
Presented by Lisa Bowers, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8073 Level: Advanced1 Hour
Pearson's EBP Briefs are case-based courses designed to assist with everyday decision-making in clinical practice. This case will examine the clinical question, “Would young deaf children who participate in AVT services provided by an LSLS cert. AVT demonstrate gains in language skills similar to their typical hearing peers? ” The related literature search and analysis, along with the resultant clinical decision and application to clinical practice, will also be discussed. A relevant assessment tool for this case is the SCAN-3:C (Keith, 2009).
Presented by Meredith Poore Harold, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #8062 Level: Intermediate0.5 Hours
This collection of reviews highlights a month of clinically relevant research findings for pediatric and school-based SLPs. Topics include augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), preschool stuttering, developmental language disorder, and measuring student outcomes.
Back-To-Basics on Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study: Safety & Efficiency and the Underlying Structure & Physiology
Presented by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Course: #8044 Level: Intermediate2 Hours
Explore the latest evidence and expert advice about the Videofluoroscopic Swallow Study (aka, Modified Barium Swallow Study). This course will discuss the reason for referral, the exam and analysis, and recommendations. Rather than just following the bolus and reporting on aspiration, it is important to determine the pathophysiology behind the aspiration and residue. This course will cover what can be done to improve the swallow and make appropriate referrals and recommendations to guide treatment. Learn what can be offered (e.g., pulmonary clearance techniques, oral hygiene) and what options are available based on the patient's goals, when aspiration cannot be prevented.