SIG Activities at the ASHA Convention

There will be several SIG activities during the ASHA Convention in Florida this November; below is the schedule of SIG-sponsored Short Courses, Invited Sessions, and Open Meetings. 

Additional information about all Convention Short Courses and Invited Sessions, including presenter bios and course descriptions, is available through the Program Planner

Note: ASHA members who are SIG affiliates may purchase tickets to SIG-developed Short Courses* for $40 each.

*Sponsored meetings—Sponsors are not responsible for the content of the meetings nor does ASHA endorse their products or services.

Location Key:
CC = Orange County Convention Center 
Hyatt = Hyatt Regency Orlando 

SIG 1, Language Learning and Education

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Manatee Spring 1

Short Course

(SC08) Learn it Today, Start Tomorrow! A Practical Strategies Course on Developing Independent Executive Function Skills

Friday, November 22

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

CC, 209AB

Invited Session

(1385) Preparing Students with ASD for Life In & After High School: Lessons From the Field

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

CC, 209 AB

Open Meeting 

 

SIG 2, Neurogenic Communication Disorders

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Friday, November 22

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

CC, 209 AB

Invited Session

(1460) Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury: The Journey Ahead

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

CC, 224AB

 

Open Meeting

Saturday, November 23

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Manatee Spring 2

Short Course

(SC28) Navigating the Complexities of Cognitive-Communication Treatment for Dementia: Evidence, Personhood & Organizational Considerations

 

SIG 3, Voice and Upper Airway Disorders

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title
Thursday, November 21

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

CC, 204ABC 

Invited Session

(1023) The Role of the Respiratory System in Managing Voice, Cough & Swallow Function in HNC (joint session with SIG 13 [Swallowing])

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

CC, 204ABC

Open Meeting

 

Friday, November 22

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

CC, 208ABC  

Invited Session

(1371) What Does Exercise Science Have To Do With Dysphagia Treatment? (joint session with SIG 13 [Swallowing])

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

CC, 224 FGH

Invited Session

(1422) Lecture in Upper Airway & Swallowing Science: What is Spontaneous Swallowing Frequency & What Can it Tell Us About Swallowing? (joint session with SIG 13 [Swallowing])

Saturday, November 23

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Rock Spring

Short Course

(SC31) Spasmodic Dysphonia: Past, Present & Future

 

SIG 4, Fluency and Fluency Disorders

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Saturday, November 23

9:00 a.m. – Noon

Hyatt, Barrel 2

Short Course

(SC25) Prepare, Plan & Progress! Effective School-Based Therapy Planning for Children who Stutter

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Barrel Springs 2

Open Meeting

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

CC, 207AB

Invited Session

(1880) Clinical & Physiological Predictors of Persistence in Childhood Stuttering: Update From the Purdue Stuttering Project

 

SIG 5, Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Disorders

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Friday, November 22

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

CC, 308CD  

Invited Session

(1417) Evaluation & Treatment Principles for Children With Cleft Palate Who are Internationally Adopted

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

CC, 308CD

Open Meeting

 

Saturday, November 23

9:00 a.m. – Noon

Hyatt, Coral Spring 2

Short Course

(SC24) Bottles, Babbling, & Beyond: Feeding & Communication Intervention for Infants & Toddlers With Cleft Palate

 

SIG 6, Hearing and Hearing Disorders: Research and Diagnostics

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Friday, November 22

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

CC, 221CD

Invited Session

(1380) Equilibrium Throughout the Lifespan: New Horizons for Audiology

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Plaza Ballroom H

Open Meeting**

Joint Audiology and Hearing–related SIGnificant Luncheon (with SIG 7 [Aural Rehab]; SIG 8 [Aud & Public Health]; SIG 9 [Hearing in Childhood])

 

SIG 7, Aural Rehabilitation and Its Instrumentation

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

CC, 221AB

Invited Session

(1075) Hearing & Cognition: Relationships & Implications for Practice

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Coral Spring 1

Short Course

(SC07) Cognitive Screening in the Audiology Clinic

Friday, November 22

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Plaza Ballroom H

Open Meeting**

Joint Audiology and Hearing–related SIGnificant Luncheon (with SIG 6 [Hearing: Research & Diag]; SIG 8 [Aud & Public Health]; SIG 9 [Hearing in Childhood])

 

SIG 8, Audiology and Public Health

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CC, 221CD

Invited Session

1128 US Health Policy & Adult Aural Rehabilitation

Friday, November 22

9:00 a.m. – Noon

Hyatt, Coral Spring 1  

Short Course

SC12 Imagine Conducting a Hearing Test Without an Audiometric Booth…

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Plaza Ballroom H

Open Meeting**

Joint Audiology and Hearing–related SIGnificant Luncheon (with SIG 6 [Hearing: Research & Diag]; SIG 7 [Aural Rehab]; SIG 9 [Hearing in Childhood])

 

SIG 9, Hearing and Hearing Disorders in Childhood

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

CC, 222A

Open Meeting 

 

Friday, November 22

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

CC, 202BC

Invited Session

(1448) Broadening Perspectives: Language Considerations for Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Plaza Ballroom H

Open Meeting**

Joint Audiology and Hearing–related SIGnificant Luncheon (with SIG 6 [Hearing: Research & Diag]; SIG 7 [Aural Rehab]; SIG 8 [Aud & Public Health])

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Coral Spring 1

Short Course

(SC18) Reading Readiness in Children With Hearing Loss: Applying Research to Practice

 

SIG 10, Issues in Higher Education

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

CC, 209C

Invited Session

1001 Strategies to Improve Program Assessment in CSD

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

CC, 209C

Open Meeting 

Saturday, November 23

9:00 a.m. – Noon

Hyatt, Rock Spring

Short Course

SC22 Graduate Admissions: Evidence, Principles, Innovations, Best Practices

 

SIG 11, Administration and Supervision

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Hyatt, Plaza Ballroom F

Open Meeting** 

Friday, November 22

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Manatee Spring 2

Short Course

(SC20) Supervision & Ethics in the Age of Social Media

Saturday, November 23

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

CC, 105AB

Invited Session

(1749) Supervision & Reimbursement in Healthcare Settings: Maximizing Your Efforts

 

SIG 12, Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CC, 202BC

Invited Session

(1110) 23rd Annual Edwin & Esther Prentke AAC Distinguished Lecture: Perspectives & Personal Experiences of the Field of AAC: Overcoming Exclusionary Cultural Labels

Friday, November 22

9:00 a.m. – Noon

Hyatt, Barrel 1

Short Course

(SC11) AAC Assessment & Intervention With Really Hard Kids: What Do I Do Today & Tomorrow?

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Hyatt, Barrel Springs 1

Open Meeting** 

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CC, 202BC

Invited Session

(1519) Time Matters: Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) Data Logging & Performance

 

SIG 13, Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (Dysphagia)

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.

Hyatt, Plaza Ballroom D & E

Open Meeting**

Joint meeting with American Board of Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders (AB–SSD)

Friday, November 22

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

CC, 208ABC 

Invited Session

(1371) What Does Exercise Science Have To Do With Dysphagia Treatment? (joint session with SIG 3 [Voice])

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

CC, 224 FGH

Invited Session

(1422) Lecture in Upper Airway & Swallowing Science: What is Spontaneous Swallowing Frequency & What Can it Tell Us About Swallowing? (joint session with SIG 13 [Swallowing])

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Barrel 2

Short Course

(SC15) Skilled Breastfeeding Support: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Assessment & Treatment of Breastfeeding

 

SIG 14, Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Rock Spring

Short Course

(SC04) I Want to Talk...But Not in English!: Providing Culturally & Linguistically Responsive AAC Services

Friday, November 22

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

CC, 108AB

Invited Session

(1367) Where Do I Even Start? Culturally Appropriate Counseling to Support Socio–emotional Development & Mindfulness in Children

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

CC, 105AB

Open Meeting

 

SIG 15, Gerontology

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

CC, 104AB

Invited Session

1092 Person–Centered Care: Perspectives From a COO

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Gulf

Open Meeting

 

Friday, November 22

9:00 a.m. – Noon

Hyatt, Manatee Spring 1

Short Course

SC13 Supporting a Culture of Interprofessional Practice in the Evolving Post Acute Care Landscape

 

SIG 16, School–Based Issues

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CC, 207AB

Invited Session

(1151) Single Sound Errors in the School Setting: Is It Just Artic?

Saturday, November 23

9:00 a.m. – Noon

Hyatt, Manatee Spring 1

Short Course

(SC26) Imagine More: An Exploratory 'Tour' of the Evidence–Base for Phonological Intervention in Schools

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Hyatt, Manatee Spring 1

Open Meeting**

 

SIG 17, Global Issues in Communication Sciences and Related Disorders

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

CC, 105AB

Invited Session

(1123) Rehabilitation 2030: A Call to Action

Friday, November 22

12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m.

Hyatt, Coral Springs 2

Open Meeting

 

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Barrel 1   

Short Course

(SC16) International Classification of Functioning: A Framework for Communication Assessment and Intervention across the Lifespan

 

SIG 18, Telepractice

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Hyatt, Plaza G

Master Class

(MC05) Assessment in Telepractice: Formal & Informal Assessment Considerations for Evidence–Based Practice

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Hyatt, Plaza Ballroom G  

Open Meeting**

Saturday, November 23

9:00 a.m. – Noon

Hyatt, Manatee Spring 2

Short Course

(SC27) Let's Get Telepractical: Everything You Need for Telepractice Now

 

SIG 19, Speech Science

Day Time Location Activity Session Code/Title

Thursday, November 21

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Hyatt, Manatee Spring 2

Short Course

(SC09) Imagining the Possibilities with Praat: A Hands–on Tutorial on Its Clinical & Research Applications

Friday, November 22

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

CC, 208ABC

Open Meeting

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

CC, 208ABC

Invited Session

(1504) Breaking Down the Beat: Beatboxing for Speech Scientists

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