||"Reaching for the Gold: How to Obtain National NSSLHA's Gold Level Status"
||Speak with National NSSLHA Regional Councilors about how your chapter can become successful in reaching Gold recognition status! It is easier than you think, so stop by our table and learn how! All questions regarding National NSSLHA are welcome.
||"A Unique Resource for Structurally-Based Speech Disorders, 'Hypernasal' Speech, and much more"
SIG 5 is a go-to resource for all types of structurally-based speech disorders, including cleft palate misarticulations, dentofacial deviations and other craniofacial anomalies, and a large number of non-cleft causes of velopharyngeal dysfunction (VPD/VPI). Would you like guidance on how to do a complete orofacial/intraoral exam and how to correlate your findings with the speech deviations you hear and observe? Did you know there is such a thing as learned nasal emission that has no physical basis and is successfully treated by speech therapy alone? Do you know why team care is important for individuals with clefts and other craniofacial anomalies and how to refer to a cleft palate/craniofacial team for comprehensive care? This round table provides answers to all of these questions and many more.
||"Working Together is Better: Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathologists"
||Serving children with hearing loss takes a team approach. Audiologists and speech-language pathologists need to work together in order for children with hearing loss to achieve maximum potential. This rapid roundtable will highlight WHY audiologists and speech-language pathologists need to work together for the benefit of children who have hearing loss.
Presenters will lead a discussion of apps in the following areas of speech-language pathology:
- Expressive (AAC)
Miscellaneous—age calculator, data tracker, photoshop express.
||"Providing Services to Children from Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds"
||This table will discuss best practice in the assessment and intervention of children who do not speak English as a first language.
||The presenter(s) will describe telepractice (teleaudiology and telespeech), provide a range of clinical telepractice exemplars; contrast sysnchronous vs asynchronous technologies; and describe current barriers to telepractice (i.e., privacy/security; state license portability; reimbursement). Attendees will learn where to locate Web-based resources on telepractice.