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How Science Informs Ethical Decision-Making: Application to Case Studies
Presented by Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9451Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series. This course will apply the science of decision-making to case studies of ethical dilemmas that speech-language pathologists may experience, by providing an ethical decision-making framework and strategies for mitigating certain adverse influences on decision-making.

20Q: Criteria for Diagnosing Apraxia of Speech (AoS) in Adults
Presented by Katarina Haley, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9498Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course reviews the criteria currently used to diagnose AoS after stroke and other adult-onset neurologic conditions. A distinction is made between features that are part of the presentation profile, and features that are useful for differentiating AoS from aphasia with phonemic paraphasia and dysarthria. In addition, challenges of diagnosing AoS and useful assessment tools are discussed.

Incorporating Animal-Assisted Therapy into Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Practice: An Overview
Presented by Sharon Antonucci, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9436Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 2 of a two-part series. In this course, practical guidelines will be reviewed related to incorporating animal-assisted therapy into clinical practice. This overview will include information regarding training requirements for animal-handler teams, benefits/challenges of the SLP acting as a handler, and clinical decision-making, including goal-setting, when incorporating animals into speech-language pathology clinical care.

20Q: Putting Research into Practice: Application of Voice Science In the Therapy Room
Presented by Ryan Branski, PhD, Shirley Gherson, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9454Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will address real-life scenarios therapists often come across when providing therapy to patients with voice disorders. Best referral practices and risk factors related to occupation and personality will be described. Evidence-based treatment strategies and principles - including for specific populations (e.g., pediatric, geriatric, performers) - are discussed, with particular focus on application of research.

Animal Assisted Therapy in Communication Sciences and Disorders: The State of the Evidence
Presented by Sharon Antonucci, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9434Level: Introductory1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will review the evidence base for animal-assisted therapy (AAT), including discussion of areas where further research is needed, and will describe uses of AAT in speech-language treatment for cognitive and communication impairments including autism, dementia, traumatic brain injury, and aphasia.

Struggling Adolescent Writers: Syntactical Characteristics and Considerations
Presented by Lynne Telesca, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9452Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This course discusses the syntactical complexities of written language and reasons why adolescents struggle with writing. It further identifies the characteristics of adolescents who are struggling with syntactic demands of writing, and provides ideas for therapeutic practices/activities to target these specific difficulties.

Decision-Making: What Science Tells Us About Approaching Ethical Dilemmas
Presented by Lissa Power-deFur, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9448Level: Intermediate1 Hour
This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will review the science of decision-making and how factors such as bias, cognitive dissonance, willful blindness, and “group think” may have an adverse influence on our ability to make thoughtful, well-informed decisions, including ethical decisions. Strategies that can minimize the influence of these factors and create more positive, achievable outcomes will be discussed.

20Q: Understanding Sensory Integration and Processing
Presented by Virginia Spielmann, MSc OT, PhD(C), Carrie Dishlip, MS, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9444Level: Intermediate1.5 Hour
Sensory integration and processing is foundational to human development, engagement and relationships. This course will discuss theories of sensory processing function and dysfunction, potential impact on communication skills, and considerations for SLPs' therapeutic practice.

Evidence-Based Practice Decisions in Child Language Assessment
Presented by Katrina Fulcher-Rood, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9413Level: Advanced1 Hour
This course will present research regarding the current assessment practices of school-based speech-language pathologists, as well as providing evidence-based recommendations for optimizing assessment. In addition, the complexities of child language diagnoses will be discussed.

External Cognitive Aids for Adults with Acquired Cognitive Deficits
Presented by Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP
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Course: #9431Level: Introductory1.5 Hour
This course will discuss the impact of cognitive deficits on patient outcomes, review relevant research, and provide a clinical model for selecting, developing, personalizing, and implementing external cognitive aids for individuals with acquired neurological deficits. Differences in aids across the severity spectrum of cognitive deficits and for individuals with varying diagnoses will be discussed.