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Are you considering the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) for one of your clients or students? Are you wondering where to start with AAC evaluation to determine the appropriateness of an AAC device, choose an AAC assessment tool, fund a communication device and develop AAC goals? If yes, this is the session for you! This session will provide basic AAC assessment information. This session will provide a general overview of assessment tools, AAC device options and the funding process. You will walk away from this session with a set of tools and resources to begin the process of AAC evaluation and funding. (Introductory)



This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area)

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1/1/2020
-12/1/2020
 


This session will provide practical strategies for the implementation of high tech Augmentative and Alternative (AAC). This session is perfect for participants who are just starting to work with high tech AAC to participants familiar with AAC implementation who are looking for new ideas and strategies. Participants will learn about a variety of resources and tools to make the implementation of AAC in school, home, and community environments simple. Strategies for training peers, para professionals, teachers and parents to model and facilitate AAC will also be shared.



This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional area)

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1/1/2020
-12/1/2020
 


This session will provide information on assessment and intervention strategies for parents of young children (birth to three). Included in this session will be how to address early issues of nutrition and communication In the home setting using a coaching and routines-based process. The whole child approach will be detailed as well. 
       
The learner will be able to: 1) describe the coaching process; 2) list strategies clinicians can give to parents whose children are struggling with nutrition issues; and 3) demonstrate communication strategies to utilize when working with young children.


Cost
KSHA Member: $25
Non-member: $45


This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

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1/1/2020
-12/1/2020
 


SLPs must stay current on research evidence to provide quality services to their clients. However, there are many barriers to accessing and implementing the research evidence in everyday clinical practice. This presentation will share a variety of resources to access, and actions to take, to better implement research evidence in practice.



This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)

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1/1/2020
-12/1/2020
 


Person-centered approaches to cognitive-communicative therapy will be outlined in accordance with the Life Participation approaches. Therapeutic approaches to support participation in conversation will be highlighted. Suggestions to create authentic communicative contexts in various settings will be provided.

Natalie F. Douglas, PhD, CCC-SLP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Disorders at Central Michigan University. Her research aims to advance implementation science, communication and quality of life interventions for people with dementia, and life participation approaches to the treatment of aphasia. Dr. Douglas receives salary from Central Michigan University and receives royalty from Northern Speech Services. She has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


This course is offered for 0.25 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area)

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1/1/2020
-12/1/2020
 


Abstract
This presentation will cover: (1) considerations for successful inclusive education of students with communication differences and communication disorders, (2) principles of effective instruction, (3) how to develop instructional materials that promote student participation and access to the general education curriculum (4) provide examples of adapted materials across content areas, and (5) considerations for students with significant disabilities who use AAC.

The learner will be able to: 1) describe principles of universal design for learning; 2) explain how universal design for learning benefits all learners; and 3) describe AAC related considerations for inclusive education.

Cost
KSHA Member: $25
Non-member: $45


This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).

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1/1/2020
-12/1/2020
 


This online webinar is FREE of charge to KSHA members who have renewed their membership by April 1, 2020.

ASHA now requires one hour of continuing education in the area of ethics. This course will satisfy that requirement.

Ethics: Professional Development Requirements

Who? All individuals who hold the CCC-A and/or CCC-SLP.

What? Out of 30 required professional development hours for certification maintenance, at least 1 hour must be in the area of ethics. 

When? Beginning with certificate holders in the January 1, 2020–December 31, 2022 certification maintenance interval.

How Often? Each 3-year maintenance interval.


Course Description: This educational session will describe ethical issues often faced in healthcare settings, school-based settings and in supervision of students and support personnel as well as decision-making models to improve understanding and use of strategies to make ethical decisions. Analysis of the code of ethics put forth by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association will be used to support the ethical decision-making process.  
 
Learning objectives: 
1. At the end of this presentation attendees will be able to identify rules and principles for potential ethical violations.
2. At the end of this presentation attendees will be able to apply an ethical decision making framework to clinical scenarios.
3. At the end of this presentation attendees will be able to define non-maleficence, justice, autonomy, and beneficence.
 
Speakers:
Klaire Brumbaugh, ClinScD, CCC-SLP, is an assistant professor and the director of clinical services for the University of Central Missouri. Prior to joining the university, Dr. Brumbaugh’s clinical experience primarily centered around early intervention services.
 
J. Nikki Gaylord, ClinScD, CCC-SLP is an assistant professor at Murray State University. She has 20 years of clinical experience in a variety of settings. Most recently, she has worked in the schools and in an outpatient medical setting.
 
The speakers have no financial or non-financial disclosures.


This course is offered for 0.1 ASHA CEU (Related area, Intermediate Level)


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6/11/2020
-12/15/2020
 


Join us as our multidisciplinary concussion management experts present a comprehensive, team-based approach to diagnosis and treatment in acute and follow-up concussion management. This program is designed for all members of the treatment team involved in the assessment and management of concussion, including physicians, nurses, athletic trainers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech and audiology experts, and behavioral and mental health providers.
 
 
 
 
Experts will present a patient-centered approach to the diagnosis and management of acute injury and postconcussion symptoms. Building on last year’s team-based care strategies, this 1-day conference will highlight the critical nature of individualized care, taking into consideration all aspects of patients’ health and well-being.

The team will explore the use of a multitherapeutic approach and discuss how it can lead to successful symptom resolution and improved patient outcomes. Specialists in the areas of neurology, physical, occupational, speech, audiology, and vestibular therapies, mental health, neuropsychology, nutrition and sleep medicine all contribute to this integrated approach to patient care. 

For full conference information and to register visit:
eeds.com/live/663283.
 
 
 

Registration and Fees

Payment is required at the time of registration.
Please register in advance at
eeds.com/live/663283.

Physician: $75
Non-physician healthcare providers: $50
Students/healthcare providers in training: $25
 
 
 
Register now!
 
 

For More Information

For more information on this program visit eeds.com/live/663283, call (913) 588-4488 or email contactce@kumc.edu.

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8/7/2020 


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