Date:
Friday, October 16, 2020
Contact: Lisa Oriolo, 410-239-7770

MSHA is pleased to announce plans for our 2020 Clinical Connections Conference!  We are proud to announce that Erik Raj, Ph.D., CCC-SLP will present a webinar to help speech-language pathologists with creative ideas using iPad apps in therapy.  If you are currently working at home, adaptations for use with teletherapy will be incorporated throughout this presentation!

 

Erik is a high-energy, engaging speaker  To learn more about Erik, please visit his website

We present this session in webinar format so that you can view it from the comfort and convenience of your home.   We will also tape this webinar and it will be available for 30 days after the live webinar date for you to view as a separate self-study event.  This will be available from October 17 through November 17, 2020.  

 MSHA Members  - $79.00
Non-Members - $99.00

 Click Here to Register On-Line

 This program is offered for .6 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional area) and 6.0 Maryland Contact Hours.  Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, special products, or clinical procedures. 

 Creative Ideas for Using iPad Apps in Speech-Language Therapy
 (.6 ASHA CEUs or 6.0 Contact Hours, All Levels)

This hands-on workshop is designed to meet the needs of 21st century speech-language pathologists serving school-age children and adolescents with various communication difficulties.  Adaptations for service provided via teletherapy or in-person therapy will be discussed. Through deep discussions and in-depth demonstrations of a number of relevant and exciting iPad/iPhone apps, clinicians will learn how to seamlessly infuse wonderful digital experiences into each therapy session.  Content Disclosure:  This course will focus exclusively on iPad applications and not discuss similar or related products.

Course Objectives and Learner Outcomes

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

1.  Identify iPad apps that are appropriate to use with children and adolescents in speech-language therapy.
2.  Use iPad Apps that are appropriate to use with children and adolescents in speech-language therapy.
3.  Summarize unique digital motivational strategies to help children and adolescents become more effective communicators.
4.  Demonstrate different ways to appropriately introduce digital therapy materials into speech-language therapy.

Speaker Bio:  Dr. Erik X. Raj holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is a practicing speech-language pathologist who works with school-age children and adolescents with various communication difficulties.  He is currently an assistant professor and clinical supervisor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey, and is also a facilitator at Camp Shout Out, a Michigan-based sleep away summer camp for young people who stutter.

Dr. Raj regularly presents interactive workshops demonstrating how speech-language pathologists can use mobile and Internet-based technologies to educate and motivate school-age children and adolescents.  In addition to developing over 25 mobile apps for children with communication diffiulties, he is the creator of Your Face Learning, an educational app for the iPhone and iPad that was named Creative Child Magazine's 2019 Children's App of the Year.

Dr. Raj has obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Stockton University in New Jersey and a Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Misericordia University in Pennsylvania.  He earned his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.  Disclosures:  Mr. Raj receives an honorarium for this presentation.  He has not disclosed any other relevant financial or non-financial relationships.  

 Workshop Schedule

Morning Session 9 AM to 12:00 PM
Break   12 PM to 12:30 PM
Afternoon Session 12:30 to 3:30 PM