MSHA will hold adult and pediatric topic workshops on January 12, 2018 at the ASHA Headquarters building in Rockville, Maryland. Please note this important information: One workshop is half day and one is full day. Please note times and agenda below. We have established January 26 as the snow date for these workshops. Please make sure your schedule allows you to attend this workshop on January 26 in the event that it needs to be moved because of inclement weather. No refunds will be given if a participant cannot attend on the alternate date.
PEDIATRIC TOPIC WORKSHOP
Childhood Apraxia of Speech Using a Multi-Sensory Approach for Childhood Apraxia of Speech and Speech Sound Disorders Strategy-Rich and Video Enhanced
David Hammer, MA, CCC-SLP (6 Maryland CEUs, .6 ASHA CEUS) 8:45 AM ~ 4:15 PM
This hands-on therapy-rich presentation will focus on strategies that facilitiate verbal communication for children with apraxia of speech and speech sound disorders. An overview of evaluation considerations and how they relate to therapy decision-making will be presented. Most of the presentation will be intervention-based, with a range of therapy ideas. Course Objectives and Learner Outcomes: Participants will be able to list three effective multi-sensory therapy strategies for children with CAS and severe speech sound disorders; participants will describe three critical factors in early target selection; participants will outline three therapy activities for repetitive practice; and participants will describe how to enhance parent involvement and home carryover.
David Hammer is a Director of Professional Development for CASANA. Dave has 35 years of pediatric clinical experience at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh with specialty expertise in childhood apraxia of speech and speech sound disorders. He has provided in-depth consultation, evaluation and successful treatment for hundreds of children with this challenging speech disorder. Disclosure: Mr. Hammer receives an honorarium for this presentation. He has reported no non-financial relationship.
This is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This program is offered for .65 CEUs (Intermediate level; professional area). ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
8 AM Registration
8:45 - Noon Session with one 15-minute break
Noon to 1 PM- Lunch on your own
1 PM to 4:15 PM Session with one 15-minute break
ADULT TOPIC WORKSHOP
There's a Patient with Head and Neck Cancer on My Caseload. What do I do? A Primer on Speech and Swallowing Rehabilitation in Patients with Head and Neck Cancer.
Kimberly Webster, M.S., CCC-SLP (4.0 Maryland CEUs, .4 ASHA CEUs) 8:45 AM - 1 PM
This course will review information on diagnosis and treatment of speech and swallowing problems in patients with a history of head and neck cancer. Effects of surgery and chemoradiation will be discussed. This is designed for practitioners who encounter these patients and would benefit from updated knowledge or review. Course Objectives and Learner Outcomes: Participants will discuss expected speech and swallowing problems of patients undergoing partial or total laryngectomy; participants will describe direct and indirect effects of chemoradiation on swallowing in patients with head and neck cancer; participants will discuss treatment plans for patients with dysphagia and dysarthria as a result of treatment for head and neck cancer.
Kimberly Webster has over 25 years' experience working with adults and children with a variety of speech and swallowing needs. Treating patients with head and neck cancer has been a focus of her career clinically and academically. She has taught, presented and published on this topic locally and nationally. Disclosure: Ms. Webster receives an honorarium for this presentation. She has reported no non-financial relationship.
This is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This program is offered for .4 CEUs (Intermediate level; professional area). ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.
8 AM Registration
8:45 - 1 PM Session with one 15-minute break