Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association



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 Wednesday, October 12, 2016

               3:00-4:00          ArkSHA Annual Business Meeting          

               4:00-5:30          Registration – Grand Lobby

               5:30-8:30          Keynote Presentation - 3 Credit Hours                                                 
                                        Jeffrey C. Adams, Ed.D., CCC-SLP, & Amy Goddard, OTR/L, CKTP                                             
                                        Breakthrough to Excellence: Using the iPad as an Assistive Technology Tool 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

               7:30                  Registration – Grand Lobby

               7:30-5:30          Exhibits - Grand Lobby

               8:00-9:30          Awards Ceremony & Opening Session 
                                        (1 credit hour)                                            
                                        Sandra Gillam, Ph.D., CCC-SLP                                            
                                         Working Together to Make a Difference: It's the Only Way!

              9:30-10:00         Break

               10:00-1:00        Featured Presentations (concurrent sessions) - 3 Credit Hours                                            
                                        Sandra Gillam, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, & Ron Gillam, Ph.D.                                            
                                         Assessment of Narrative
                                        Jeanane M. Ferre, Ph.D., CCC-A                                            
                                         Yes, you CANS! Assessing Children's Central Auditory Processing Skills

                                        Renee Attaway, M.S., CCC-SLP                                            
                                         Social Thinking Across the Home and School Day: The ILAUGH Model of Social Cognition

Debbie Ware, M.A., CCC-SLP, & Nancy Dunn, M.S., CCC-SLP                                            
                                         No Need to Stumble - You CAN Handle the Truth: Exploring the History of Autism - Diagnosis, 
                                         Increasing Population, Evidence-Based Practices, and Service Providers

Jill Fitzpatrick, M.A., CCC-SLP, & Adrian Williamson, III, M.D.                                             
                                         Irritable Larynx Syndrome

               1:00-2:00          Lunch - Provided if marked on pre-registration

               2:00-5:30          Featured Presentations (concurrent sessions) - 3 Credit Hours 
                                        (will include 30 min. break)                                             
                                         Sandra Gillam, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, & Ron Gillam, Ph.D.                                             
Narrative Language Intervention

Jeanane M. Ferre, Ph.D., CCC-A                                             
                                         Yes, you CANS! Treatment & Management for Children's Central Auditory Processing Disorders

Renee Attaway, M.S., CCC-SLP                                             
                                         DAY E: Implementing Social Thinking Concepts and Vocabulary into the School and Home 
                                         Day: A Day to Develop Team Creativity

Debbie Ware, M.A., CCC-SLP, & Nancy Dunn, M.S., CCC-SLP                                             
                                         Make Stepping Stones Out of Stumbling Blocks: Utilizing Evidence-Based Practices to Address
                                         the Complex Communication Needs and Challenging Behaviors of
                                         Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Richelle Weese, M.S., CCC-SLP                                             
                                         Beyond the Test Battery and Treatment Workbooks: Balancing the Who, What, Where, and 
                                         How of Adult Language Evaluation and Treatment

               5:30-7:00          Scholarship Fundraiser: Auction/Appetizers/50.50 Drawing - Embassy Suites Ballroom

Friday, October 14, 2016

               7:30-12:00        Exhibits – Grand Lobby

               8:00-10:00        Professional Presentations - 2 Credit Hours                                             
                                        Carol B. Fleming, M.S., CCC-SLP                                             
                                         Finding a Recipe for Successful Service Delivery in the Schools

                                        Kimberly Frazier, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, & Rachel Glade, M.S., CCC-SLP                                             
                                        Social Intelligence Across the Lifespan
                                        Towino Paramby, CScD, CCC-SLP, BCS                                             
                                        Current Trends in Adult Swallowing Evaluation and Management

                                        Amy Shollenbarger, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Shanon Brantley, M.S., CCC-SLP, 
                                         & Arianne Pait, M.S., CCC-SLP
                                         The Importance of Soft Skills in Clinical Success
                                        Ashlen Thomason, M.S., CCC-SLP                                              
                                         Stuttering Therapy Workship

               10:00-10:15      Break

               10:15-11:15      Professional Presentations - 1 Credit Hour                                             
                                        Nathalie Davis, Au.D., CCC-A                                             
                                         The Terrible Teens! Learning to Speak Their Language
                                         Betholyn Gentry, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Samuel Atcherson, Ph.D., CCC-A, 
                                          & Chenell Loudermill, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
                                         Reducing Self-stimulating Behaviors in Individuals with ASD: A Non-pharmaceutical Method
                                         Joy Good, Ph.D., CCC-SLP                                             
                                         Using Literature-Based Language Intervention to Facilitate Academic Success
                                         Donna Smiley, Ph.D., CCC-A, & Cynthia M. Richburg, Ph.D., CCC-A                                             
                                         Why Hearing and Hearing Screenings are Important in Communication Sciences and Disorders
                                         Student Presentations

               11:15-11:30      Break

               11:30-12:30       Professional Presentations - 1 Credit Hour                                             
                                         Julie K. Beard, Ph.D., CCC-SLP                                             
                                         Taking a Deep Breath: Serving Clients with Challenging Behavior
                                        Nathalie Davis, Au.D., CCC-SLP                                             
                                         The MED-EL Cochlear Implant: Above and Beyond
                                         Michelle DuBre, M.S., CCC-SLP                                             
                                         SLP's Thriving in Healthcare Reform
                                         Student Presentations