OCSLHA

Oakland County Speech-Language-Hearing Association

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PREVIOUS YEARS' PROGRAMS

2006-07 Programs
2005-06 Programs
2004-05 Programs
2003-04 Programs
2002-03 Programs
2001-02 Programs
2000-01 Programs

2006-2007 Professional Development Programs

 

Friday, October 6, 2006: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


START with Prevention:
How Intervention BEFORE Assessment Makes Sense

Barbara Moore-Brown, Ed.D., CCC-SLP

Director of Special Youth Services
Anaheim Union High School District, Anaheim, CA.

Dr. Moore-Brown is an ASHA Legislative Councilor, and a Fellow. She is a member of the ASHA Advisory Committees on No Child Left Behind and IDEA 2004.  This program will demonstrate the latest concepts in prevention approaches, response-to-intervention (RTI), and the tiered-approach. Come and learn how revamping SLP’s workload to incorporate these models can assist students and help in caseload management. 

.5 State Board CEUs pending

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Friday, December 8, 2006: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Practical Treatment Strategies for School-Age Children Who Stutter
J. Scott Yaruss, Ph.D, CCC-SLP

Dr. Yaruss is an ASHA, Board-Recognized Specialist and Mentor in Fluency Disorders, and co-director of the Stuttering Center of Western Pennsylvania. This program will help the SLP find real-world, practical answers so you can respond to the challenges of stuttering therapy in school. Overall treatment goals, IEPs, and strategies will be discussed in detail. If you still have questions about stuttering or need some new ideas, come join us. 

.5 State Board CEUs pending

 

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 Friday, March 30, 2007: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


Current, Best Strategies to Help SLPs Better Meet Student Needs

Linda Eve Seth


Linda Eve Seth is a practicing SLP, accomplished author and experienced national presenter. This program will provide practical, hands-on strategies to help you emphasize active listening skills, vocabulary growth and speech/language development across grade levels and curriculum contexts. If you’re looking for time-saving, energizing, fun and fresh new therapy suggestions this workshop is a must!

 

View photos and download hand-out

.5 State Board CEUs pending

 

2005-2006 Professional Development Programs

Friday, October 7, 2005: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
“The Pragmatics of Collaboration” and

“The How-To’s of Curriculum Relevant Therapy”

Dr. Barbara J. Ehren
University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning


Dr. Barbara Ehren, nationally known speaker and researcher, will present a two-part session. This will be a professional development offering of a) informative and practical strategies for collaborating with classroom teachers, and b) the “nuts and bolts” of making speech and language therapy relevant to the curriculum. As SLPs gear up to define their role in IDEA and NCLB, this presentation will be one you won’t want to miss!

View photos and hand-out.
.5 State Board CEUs offered

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Friday, December 2, 2005: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
"Expanding Expressive Language Tool: A Multi-Sensory Approach
For Defining and Describing"

Sara Smith, M.S., CCC-SLP

Good speaking and writing skills are essential for children to be successful academically. This exciting mnemonic tool uses visual and tactile information to facilitate oral and written language organization and expression. You will learn strategies for use in therapy and information to share with classroom teachers. This presentation will provide a great way to maximize your efforts with students!

Super Duper and Thinking Publications will make items available at a discount for program attendees.

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.5 State Board CEUs offered

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   Friday, March 31, 2006: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

"Big Ideas About Response to Intervention: How the SLP Plays a Critical Role"


Susan M. Greathouse, Ph.D.

Jennifer A. Ryan, M.A., CCC/SLP

 

Participants will: Review the problems that occur when General Education, Title I and Special Education operate as overlapping, yet unaligned support systems for students; be introduced to key elements necessary to move toward a unified support system that meets student needs; learn about assessment practices that align with instruction; review data from an RTI demonstration pilot project; learn the SLPs possible roles in a unified system of support for students; and investigate the implication of RTI on SLP caseload practices.
Members: $10.00       Non-members: $15.00

 

  .5 State Board CEUs pending

2004-2005 Professional Development Programs

(Cancelled) Friday, October 8, 2004: 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
*“Revised Michigan Speech-Language Guidelines: An Update”

Maureen Staskowski, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Lizbeth Stevens, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
 *Correction: This program will be held at the Macomb ISD.

.5 ASHA CEUs and .5 SB-CEUs will be offered, upon approval, for an additional fee.
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Friday, December 3, 2004: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30
p.m.
“A Collaborative Model for Teaching Language Strategies in School”
Michele Fagan, M.S., CCC-SLP and Vicki Prouty, M.S., CCC-SLP
These well-known authors (Thinking Publications) will present a collaborative model for
SLP's to use when teaching language strategies to school aged children grades K through 7.
.5 State Board CEUs are pending
(Super Duper merchandise will be on display. Attendees are eligible for a 20% discount.)
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Friday, February 4, 2005: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
“Words, Words, Words - The Development of Language and Reading Vocabulary”
Judith Montgomery, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Participants will be able to:
Apply the five building blocks of reading from the National Reading Panel to speech and language service delivery.
Identify the key roles that phonological awareness and vocabulary play in language and reading.
Examine 18 research-based intervention strategies for use with the students in grades K-12.
Investigate strategies to increase academic effectiveness of speech-language programs.
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OCSLHA 2003-2004 Programs

Friday, October 3, 2003: 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
"What About the Boys?"
Increase awareness of how boys learn, how to support them based on
information from brain science research, and how to create an environment to
support their physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs.
Presented by Dan Hodgins
A teacher and nationally renowned researcher and presenter
Handouts

Friday, December 5, 2003: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
"Understanding the C.A.P.D. of Central Auditory Processing Deficits"
Participants will learn the neurological foundations of CAPD, how
audiologists and other professionals can evaluate it, what remediation
programs work best for specific students, and practical strategies for
managing CAPDs in the real world. This will be a review and continuation of
Dr. Ferre's workshop presentation from last year.

Presented by Jeanane Ferre, Ph.D.
Jeanane Ferre, Ph.D. is a national and international speaker; author of
books and journal articles; adjunct faculty of Northern Illinois University
and Northwestern University; Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing
Association; private practitioner.
http://www.commtx.com/times.audproc.html
 Attendees may purchase materials from Thinking Publications,
Super Duper and AGS at a 10% discount with free shipping. 
Handouts

Friday, March 5, 2004: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
"Navigating Cyberspace: Finding Information for School Based Speech and
Language Pathologists on the Internet"
Participants will learn to identify materials on the Internet that can be
adapted for school-based therapy, describe how these materials can be used
in therapy, locate additional materials and critically evaluate the quality
of Internet materials.
Presented by Judy Kuster
A certified speech and language pathologist and an associate
professor in the Department of Speech, Hearing and Rehabilitative Services
at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Therapy Materials available on the Internet

Friday, May 7, 2004: 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
"The Speech/Language Pathologist's Role in Augmentative and Alternative
Communication"
Participants will learn assessment and intervention strategies that have
been successful for several local speech/language pathologists, ideas will
be shared by the panel and case studies will be used to illustrate typical
problems in selecting and developing augmentative and alternative
communication equipment.
Presented by Susan Dilgard and other SLP's from Oakland County School Districts
Photos and helpful links

OCSLHA 2002-2003 PROGRAMS

Friday, October 4, 2002: 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
"Jump Start for Learning"
Presented by Angie Liestenfeltz, SLP and Marcia Hickey, OTR
Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District
.5
State Board C.E.U.s available for attendance on 10/4/02 and 2/7/03
Pictures and hand-outs from this presentation

Friday, December 13, 2002: 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
"Update on Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Diagnosis, Intervention, and Methodology Decisions"
Presented by Gail Richard, Ph.D. ,CCC/SLP
Eastern Illinois University
Author of The Source for Autism & other numerous publications
.5 State Board C.E.U.s will be available
Pictures from this presentation

 Friday, February 7, 2003: 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
"The Speech Pathologist's Role in Phonological Awareness and Literacy Issues"
Presented by Johanna Bauer, Susan Swartz, Julie Joseph & Fran Zakalik
.5 State Board C.E.U.s available for attendance on 2/7/03 and 10/4/02
Pictures and hand-outs from this presentation

Friday, March 7, 2003: 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
"Meeting the Challenge: Communication Disorders in Children from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse  (CLD) Backgrounds"
Presented by Dr. Liz Stevens
Eastern Michigan University
.5 State Board C.E.U.s available for attendance on 3/7/03 and 5/2/03
(So that Liz can plan to address your specific concerns please e-mail her with your questions at  DrLStevens@aol.com or phone Liz at 734-487-7120 X2670)

Friday, May 2, 2003: 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
"Audiology as it Pertains to the Public School Speech Pathologist"
Presented by Carissa Moeggenberg and Ashley Garber
University of Michigan, Cochlear Implant Program
.5 State Board C.E.U.s available for attendance on 3/7/03 and 5/2/03

OCSLHA  Programs Presented During 2001-2002

Friday, October 5, 2001: 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
"Rethinking our Roles as Speech Pathologists in the Schools"
Presented by Linda Pruden
.5
State Board C.E.U.s available for attendance on 10/5/01 and 3/1/02
Pictures and hand-outs from this presentation

Friday, December 7, 2001: 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
"Smooth Sailing When Working with Youngsters Who Stutter or Clutter:
New Insights on Treatment"
Presented by Dr. David Daly
Daly’s Speech and Language Center
.5 State Board C.E.U.s will be available
Pictures and hand-outs from this presentation


 Friday, February 8, 2002: 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
"Sensory Processing Tools for Learning"
Presented by Laura Barker, O.T.
.5 State Board C.E.U.s available for attendance on 2/8/02 and 5/3/02
Pictures from this presentation

Friday, March 1, 2002: 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
"Methodologies Used to Treat Children in School and Clinical Settings"
Presented by Carol Afflerbaugh, M.A., CCC/SLP
Kaufman Children’s Center for Speech, Language and Sensory Disorders, INC.
.5 State Board C.E.U.s available for attendance on 3/1/02 and 10/5/01
Pictures and Information from this presentation

Friday, May 3, 2002: 8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
"Genetic Disorders and the Role of the Speech Pathologist"
Presented by Dr. Nuhad Dinno
.5 State Board C.E.U.s available for attendance on 2/8/02 and 5/3/02
Pictures and Information from this presentation

OCSLHA Programs Presented During 2000 - 2001

Wednesday, October 11, 2000: 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
"Child Word Finding - Bridging Assessment and Intervention"
Presented by Dr. Diane German
.5 State Board C.E.U.s available

Friday, December 8, 2000: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
"Applying Motor Learning Principles to Stuttering"
Presented by Dr. David Daly
Daly's Speech and Language Center
.5 State Board C.E.U.s will be available for attendance on 12/8/00 and 2/2/01

Friday, February 2, 2001: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
"The New IDEA-97 Regulations and Dispute Resolution"
Presented by Lynwood "Lyn" Beekman
Special Education Solutions, L.L.C.
.5 State Board C.E.U.s will be available for attendance on 12/8/00 and 2/2/01

Friday, April 6, 2001: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
"Transitioning the Traumatically Brain Injured Child from Hospital to School"
Presented by Ellen Bouchard
Functional Rehabilitation, Inc.
.5 State Board C.E.U.s will be available for attendance on 4/6/01 and 5/4/01
View pictures and hand-outs from Ms. Bouchard's presentation.

Friday, May 4, 2001: 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
"Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Differential Diagnosis and Ideas for SLP Intervention"
Presented by Dr. Gail Richard
Eastern Illinois University
.5 State Board C.E.U.s will be available for attendance on 4/6/01 and 5/4/01
Pictures and information from this presentation

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