WHO Disability Report: What it means for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists

October 18, 2011

8:00 – 10:00 p.m. ET

Sponsored by SIG 17, Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders

During this live online chat experts will share highlights from the report, and discuss strategies and opportunities for speech-language pathologists and audiologists to implement recommendations from the disability report with colleagues across the globe. In preparation for the session, please review the World Report on Disability. On this page you can also access the summary [PDF] and focus particularly on the recommendations. During the chat session, experts will also provide a brief synopsis of the report. Experts available to answer questions include

  • Dolores Battle, PhD, CCC-SLP member of SIG 17's Coordinating Committee and the International Issues Board (IIB), and
  • Lemmietta McNeilly, PhD, CCC-SLP, Chief Staff Officer, SLP and ex-officio to the IIB

This free event is open to all ASHA members (it is not offered for CEUs).

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