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Integrating Simulation Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Presented by Katie Ondo, MA, CCC-SLP, Clint Johnson, MA, CCC-SLP, CHSE, Stacy Williams, PhD, CCC-SLP
Course: #9191Level: Intermediate2.5 Hours
This course will review models for integrating Simucase into a Communication Sciences & Disorders (CSD) program. The Simucase platform will be reviewed. Guidelines for supervision and awarding clinical hours will be discussed, and evidence-based debriefing methods will be presented. A rubric for analyzing the learner’s participation will be reviewed, and tools for assessing overall satisfaction with the simulation will be examined.

ADHD 101: Bringing Focus to the Confusion
Presented by Alison D. Peak, LCSW
Course: #1033721Level: Introductory1 Hour
Behavior is frequently the first sign of underlying emotional difficulties in early childhood. Many times these early symptoms are signs of diagnoses such as attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). This course will provide information regarding ADHD, the common manifestations of ADHD symptoms, the neurological impact of ADHD, common interventions for ADHD and differential diagnosis.

Dementia Diaries Part 1: Understanding the Types of Dementia
Presented by Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP, CMDCP
Live WebinarTue, Apr 7, 2020 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #9167Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a four-part series, Dementia Diaries. Speech-Language Pathologists play an ever-increasing role in the assessment and treatment of patients with cognitive communicative disorders. This course will provide a comprehensive review of the most common types of dementia, including definitive diagnosis characteristics and prognosis. Reversible and irreversible dementias will be discussed, as well as progressive and non-progressive types.

Diagnosis Dementia: Working with Patients with Dementia in Home Care under PDGM
Presented by Megan L. Malone, MA, CCC-SLP, Jennifer Loehr, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #91661 Hour
This course will provide SLPs working in home health care with an overview of the Patient Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) for reimbursement and discuss how services for patients with dementia fit into this model. Strategies for working with patients and families will be discussed.

Freedom to Speak: Hands-Free Speech after Laryngectomy
Presented by Yumi Sumida, MFA, MS, CCC-SLP
Course: #9150Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will provide a literature review addressing the feasibility and utilization of hands-free speech devices, along with a discussion of patient goals and quality-of-life concerns after laryngectomy. Device mechanics and design, patient candidacy, fitting procedures, and problem-solving strategies to support successful hands-free speech will also be covered. This course is presented jointly with Atos Medical.

Evidence-Based Approaches for Treating the Grammatical Weaknesses of Children
Presented by Lizbeth H. Finestack, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Apr 9, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #9160Level: Intermediate1 Hour
In this course, participants will learn how to use both implicit and explicit approaches when targeting the grammatical weaknesses of children with language impairment. The course will present different evidence-based techniques for grammatical interventions to integrate into their sessions. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

Dementia Diaries Part 2: Staging on the Severity Continuum
Presented by Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP, CMDCP
Live WebinarTue, Apr 14, 2020 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #9168Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of the four-part series, Dementia Diaries. This course will provide a comprehensive overview of the stages of decline in dementia and definitive characteristics of each. Assessment using standardized and non-standardized methods will be discussed, along with documentation standards for assessment.

IDDSI: Rationale and Framework, Part 2
Presented by Denise Dougherty, MA, SLP
Course: #9121Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series on the International Dysphagia Diet Standard Initiative (IDDSI), which was finalized in 2015 and provides more comprehensive guidelines for diet selection. This course will discuss the framework and rationale for diet and liquid selections as well as testing methods.

Neurogenic Dysphagia in Older Adults with Motor Disorders: Part 1
Presented by Jeanna Winchester, PhD
Live WebinarThu, Apr 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #9185Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series demonstrating the evidence related to neurogenic dysphagia resulting from various motor disorders in older adults. The bodily systems involved in dysphagia will be elucidated and advice for applying these concepts to clinical practice will be provided. Case studies of individuals with Huntington's Disease, Parkinson's and Lewy Body Dementia will be presented. (Part 2 is Course 9186)

Language Sampling Made Practical
Presented by Teresa Farnham, MA, CCC-SLP
Course: #9156Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Language sampling is a powerful assessment tool that can provide a valuable, broad-based view of a child’s speech and language skills. This course will review current research regarding the how and why of language sampling, and offer suggestions as to how a child’s language sample may be used as an assessment and progress-monitoring tool for a variety of speech and language concerns.