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AAC and Voice-Activated Smart Speakers - Moving Beyond, "Tell me a Joke"
Presented by Patty Ashby, MNS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Feb 19, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #8761 Level: Introductory1 Hour
This course focuses on using voice-activated smart speakers with augmentative/alternative communication (AAC) users to facilitate novel language for genuine purposes. Case examples with videos demonstrating the use of Amazon ECHO and ECHO Dot will be provided.

Maximizing Outcomes for School-aged Children with Hearing Loss: Audiology and speech/language pathology partnership
Presented by Gail M. Whitelaw, PhD
Video
Course: #8750 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will focus on information as the foundation to maximize outcomes for children with hearing loss when the audiologist and SLP work together as a team. The information addressed will assist the SLP in effectively accessing audiology input to support students/patients with hearing loss.

Ethical Practice in Aging Care
Presented by Amber B. Heape, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, CDP
Live WebinarTue, Feb 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #8755 Level: Introductory1 Hour
As healthcare and reimbursement are changing, therapists often find themselves facing questions of ethics when working with clients who are aging. This course will review the principles of bioethics and how they apply to SLPs working with aging adults. Decision-making scenarios will be presented and discussed for application of knowledge.

Young Children's Negative Attitudes toward Peers with Communication Disorders: What SLPs can do to help
Presented by Mary Weidner, PhD, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Feb 28, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #8764 Level: Introductory1 Hour
At a young age, children with communication disorders are at high risk for social punishment from their communicatively typical peers. This course will provide an overview of the emergence of bias in young children, explain the impact of negative attitudes on children with communication disorders, and offer recommendations on how to productively address negative peer attitudes.

Test Your Ability to Interpret FEES: Level I
Presented by Joy Hesse, MA, CCC-SLP
Video
Course: #8749 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a three-part series. This course will briefly discuss normal anatomy and physiology of swallowing function and choosing appropriate candidates for FEES. Case studies of 3 patients with mild dysphagia will review case history, video of FEES, interpretation and recommendations.

Burnout Among Helping Professionals: Challenging Workplaces or Sign of Depression?
Presented by Michael J. Flahive, PhD, CCC-SLP/A
VideoAudio
Course: #8739 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will explore the emerging concern among helping professionals (e.g., SLPs) that clinicians are at risk for occupational burnout. Evidence will be provided, critical factors examined and potential solutions for SLPs and audiologists will be proposed.

Differential Diagnosis of the Dysarthrias: An innovative case analysis approach
Presented by Paul Blanchet, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #8759 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course will demonstrate differential diagnosis of the dysarthrias using an "ELMS" analysis. Using a simple acronym, a clinician will be able to integrate available information pertaining to the Etiology, Lesion site, Motor signs, and Speech deficits to aid in an accurate diagnosis of the sub-type(s) of dysarthria.

Language Literacy Learning for Diverse Students
Presented by Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP, Elizabeth Biersgreen, MS, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarTue, Mar 5, 2019 at 3:00 pm EST
Course: #8767 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will (1) describe the nature of a "multiliteracies" approach to language literacy learning and development of self-identity, and (2) demonstrate how this methodology has been implemented with elementary school-age refugee children, English Learners, and children with complex language impairments. This course is presented in joint partnership with the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD).

Test Your Ability to Interpret FEES: Level II
Presented by Joy Hesse, MA, CCC-SLP
Live WebinarThu, Mar 7, 2019 at 12:00 pm EST
Course: #8756 Level: Advanced1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a three-part series. This course will briefly discuss normal anatomy and physiology of swallowing function and choosing appropriate candidates for FEES. Case studies of 4 patients with moderate dysphagia will review case history, video of FEES, interpretation and recommendations.

A Dementia Primer for Speech-Language Pathologists
Presented by Barbara E. Weinstein, PhD
VideoAudio
Course: #8732 Level: Intermediate1 Hour
Age-related hearing loss (ARHL) has been identified as a potentially modifiable risk factor for dementia. ARHL and dementia are costly conditions because of their marked impact on social functioning, health outcomes and well-being. This course will provide an overview of dementia, its connections to hearing loss, and therapeutic modifications SLPs can employ to optimize audibility and communication.