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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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4/1/2019
-12/1/2019
 


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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4/1/2019
-12/31/2019
 


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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4/1/2019
-12/1/2019
 


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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4/1/2019
-12/1/2019
 


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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4/1/2019
-12/1/2019
 


Behaviors in the classroom, regardless of age, are challenging for educators to address. Challenging behaviors in preschool children are often more difficult due to the lack of communication skills and delayed social and emotional development. This session will provide a variety of strategies, supports and self reflection opportunities to strengthen the ability to deal with these behaviors.

The learner will be able to: 1) describe challenging behaviors that may occur in a classroom or therapy session; 2) identify strategies to prevent challenging behaviors from occurring; and 3) apply techniques that will provide support for those children with challenging behaviors.

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


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

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4/1/2019
-12/1/2019
 


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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4/1/2019
-12/1/2019
 


This accredited hands-on competency course will focus on the muscle physiology, kinesiology, and pathology of the normal and abnormal swallowing mechanisms.  The principles of NMES will be taught in tandem with active dysphagia exercise therapy. 

Immanuel Rehabilitation Institute, Omaha, Nebraska

Saturday, September 7th & Sunday, September 8th, 2019

Questions & Registration:  www.ciaoseminars.com


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9/7/2019
-9/8/2019
 


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