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!
Below are my recaps and notes from the 2016 Convention of the Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in Denver, CO.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
The Global Issues accelerate session featured three mini-presentations around the theme of global issues in auditory verbal practice.
Melanie Ribich Kat Golden Wendy Horvath Tammy Kenny Cynthia Logsdon A panel of parents of children with hearing loss who listen and talk shared their experiences, tips, and wisdom. They had so many great quotes and insights, I’m just going to list them below. Their comments say far more than I ever could!