AG Bell 2018 Presentation Slides

This summer I had the opportunity to present with some incredible friends and colleagues at the 2018 AG Bell Convention in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Below are PDFs of the slides from our presentations.  Enjoy!

Continue reading

Advertisements

LSLS Exam Study Session: 8/30/2016

Are you a Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS) candidate planning to sit for the exam this summer (or just want to get a jump on your studying)?  Join a virtual study session to sharpen your skills and prepare for success!

Continue reading

2016 RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM NEUROIMAGING – PREDICTING HEARING AND LANGUAGE OUTCOMES

The 2016 AG Bell Research Symposium was sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute on Deafness and Communication Disorders (NIDCD), and featured panelists:

Julie Arenberg Bierer, Ph.D., CCC-A

John S. Oghalai, M.D.

René Gifford, Ph.D.

Anu Sharma, Ph.D.

Continue reading

ADVANCING PROFESSIONAL SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES IN POVERTY

Susan Lenihan Ph.D., CED

Jenna Voss Ph.D., LSLS Cert. AVEd

Colleen Kinsella

Approximately 1 in 5 children in the US live in poverty.  How can listening and spoken language professionals better serve them?   Continue reading

DIG DEEP: BUILDING A MENTORING MINDSET

Sherri Fickenscher M.S., CED, LSLS Cert. AVEd

Ashley Garber M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT

Fickenscher and Garber shared their four pillars of mentoring, asking the audience questions that prompted self-reflection on the role of mentors and mentees as “learning partners” during the LSLS certification process. Continue reading

ACCELERATING PARENT EFFECTIVENESS: AN EVIDENCE-BASED COACHING MODEL

Maribeth Lartz Ph.D.

Tracy Meehan M.A., DT-H

Wendy Deters M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVEd

The presenters, faculty members from the AIM TO BE AHEAD listening and spoken language graduate certificate program at Illinois State University, shared their five-step checklist that helps students improve their parent coaching skills.   Continue reading

GENERAL SESSION – KEYNOTE SPEAKER

David Sousa, Ed.D.

David Sousa shared insights from the field of educational neuroscience, which combines psychology, neuroscience, and pedagogy to study the interaction between mind, brain, and education.  With technology influencing nearly every aspect of our lives, how has this changed the way children relate and learn? Continue reading

2020: REASSESSING TEACHER PREPARATION – THE NEXT DECADE

Dan Salvucci M.Ed., M.E.D., CCC-A

Jenna Voss Ph.D., CED, LSLS Cert. AVEd

The Fontbonne Clarke Northeast Collaborative is a distance learning program providing a master’s in deaf education for students both at Fontbonne’s home campus in St. Louis, Missouri and students at various oral school practicum sites across the Northeastern US.   Continue reading