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Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club: Neurodiversity and Speech-Language Pathology - Thinking Differently
Presented by Mary Alice Keller, MA, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Jul 18, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT   Starts in 7h 11m
Course: #8910Level: Advanced1 Hour
This Vanderbilt SLP Journal Club course will discuss neurodiversity - the idea that disorders like autism should be considered a normal human variation - and how it affects the practice of speech-language pathologists with their pediatric and adult clients. Theories and strategies, as well as professional and personal impact, will be addressed.

A Watched Pot Never Boils: Why Observing Swallowing is Unsuccessful and Risky
Presented by Katie Holterman, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Live WebinarTue, Jul 23, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #8933Level: Advanced1 Hour
Although there is a growing body of literature supporting evidence-based methods of dysphagia treatment, clinicians continue to utilize outdated and ineffective approaches to intervention for patients with dysphagia. This course will review current research on swallowing rehabilitation and discuss the implications for performing outdated or ineffective treatment.

Connections between Speech Sound Production and Literacy Skills
Presented by Kelly Farquharson, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8920Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will review the phonological relations between speech sound production and literacy skills such as word decoding and spelling. The overlap between speech sound disorders and reading impairments, such as dyslexia, will be highlighted.

AAC and Adults with Developmental Disabilities, Part 1
Presented by Rebecca Eisenberg, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Jul 25, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #8935Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series on augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) and adults with developmental disabilities. This course will provide a basic overview of AAC, assessment, communication goals, barriers, and key factors to consider when recommending a communication system for adults with developmental disabilities.

An iPad for AAC? What You Need to Know
Presented by Stephanie Meehan, PhD, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8913Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will briefly discuss foundations of AAC assessment and review a variety of AAC applications for the iPad. Ways to use the iPad for AAC success will also be discussed.

Telepractice: What You Need to Know for Practical Application in Pediatrics
Presented by Sara Smith, MS, CCC-SLP, Diana Parafiniuk, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Jul 30, 2019 at 3:00 pm EDT
Course: #8941Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Telepractice can be a valuable form of service delivery, helping to overcome obstacles of travel, scheduling, and lack of available service providers. This course provides information on how to structure and implement a telepractice model, including practical teletherapy examples for speech therapy sessions with the pediatric population.

Helping Adolescents with ASD Access the Curriculum Using Social Thinking Strategies
Presented by Sharon Baum, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8908Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will discuss the social thinking difficulties in adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) that create barriers to academic achievement. It will also describe tools that SLPs can use in collaboration with classroom teachers to help students with ASD overcome these challenges.

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Effects on brain, behavior and clinical practice
Presented by Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarMon, Aug 5, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #8929Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 1 of the five-part series, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE): The Effects of Childhood Trauma on Communication. This course will provide a brief review of conventional and expanded adverse childhood experiences and discuss their implications. Specifically, the impact of ACEs on brain and behavior and the importance of this information to clinical practice for speech-language pathologists will be described. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

The Effects of Trauma on Communication in Forced Migrant Minors
Presented by Helen Grech, PhD
Live WebinarTue, Aug 6, 2019 at 12:00 pm EDT
Course: #8930Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 2 of the five-part series, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE): The Effects of Childhood Trauma on Communication. This course will focus on how children of forced migrant families are often traumatized during the migration process and while settling into a new cultural and linguistic environment. Various scenarios and a conceptual framework for how speech-language pathologists can intervene with these children will be discussed. This course is presented in partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

20Q: Incorporating Literacy into Early Intervention, Preschool & Home
Presented by Karen Thatcher, EdD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8911Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Early literacy experiences are critical for the development of oral language and later academic success. This course explores why & how early intervention providers in all disciplines need to facilitate these experiences by incorporating literacy into their therapy.