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2019 SPALS CONFERENCE INFORMATION

 

Conference Speakers

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10th

 

Kaitlyn Capella, M.A. CCC-SLP & Mildred Mayeux, M.S. CCC-SLP

Jefferson Parish Broadcast Team – Broadcast Communication Program: A Recipe for Success (repeating)

 

Lyndsey J. Jackson, MSDE

The Use of Thematic Learning in Speech and Language Therapy to Build Curriculum Connections (repeating)

 

Angela Standridge, M.A., CCC-SLP, ATP

AM: How do you know AAC Implementation is Working?

PM: AAC and Literacy: Talking is Half the Battle

 

Nina Reeves, M.S. CCC-SLP, BCS-F

AM: School-Age Stuttering Therapy: Where do We Start?

PM: Stuttering Therapy: Successful Counseling and Collaborating w/ Stakeholders

 

Tina Childress Au.D. CCC-A

AM: Expanding Your App-ortunities

PM: Connect and Discover

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11th

 

Emily M. Homer, CCC-SLP

AM: Laying the Foundation for Swallowing and Feeding in the Schools Using the Students Eat Safely: Follow the Forms Procedure

PM: Practical Application of the Students Eat Safely: Follow the Forms Procedure: Making it Work in Your District

 

Celeste R. Parker, SLP.D., CCC-SLP

So you think you can supervise? 

 

Sue Caspari, M.A., CCC-SLP

AM: Empowering Clinicians in the Assessment and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Part 1 Assessment

PM: Empowering Clinicians in the Assessment and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Part 2 Treatment

 

Nancy Geruntino, M.A., SLP

R Made Simple – An Innovative Methodology for ‘R’ Remediation with Application to Literacy and Language (repeating)

 

Annette Hurley, Ph.D. CCC-A, FAA

AM: Central Auditory Processing Disorders

PM: Hearing Loss in the Classroom

Financial and Non-Financial Disclosures, 27th Annual SPALS Conference, 2019

Thursday Presenters

Kaitlyn Capella, M.A., CCC-SLP and Mildred Mayeux, M.S., CCC-SLP

These presenters are employed by Jefferson Parish Public Schools.  They have no relevant financial or non-financial relationship(s) within the products or services described, reviewed, evaluated or compared in this presentation.

Lyndsey J. Jackson, MSDE

Financial

This presenter is employed by Jefferson Parish Public Schools as a Preschool Teacher of the Deaf and Hard-of Hearing.

 Non-financial

This presenter is a teacher member of the BESE Special Education Advisory Panel for Louisiana.  She is also a teacher representative on Washington University in St. Louis, School of Medicine, Dept. of Education Pediatric Audiology Grant Team.

Angela Standridge, M.A., CCC-SLP, ATP

Financial

This presenter is employed by The Texas Technology Access Program at the Texas Center for Disabilities, University of Texas at Austin.

Non-financial

This presenter  is the ASHA Special Interest Group 12 (AAC) Coordinating Committee Associate Chair.

Nina Reeves, M.S., CCC-SLP, BCS-F

Financial

The presenter received a speaker’s package from SPALS for this presentation.  She is the co-owner and author and receive intellectual property, royalties and ownership interest in Stuttering Therapy Resources, Inc.

Non-financial

This presenter is a past author for Stuttering Foundation and has been a volunteer and served on the Board of Directors of the National Stuttering Association.

Tina Childress, Au.D., CCC-A

Financial

Honorarium and travel expenses from SPALS

Non-Financial

Member of:

American Speech Language Hearing Association
Educational Audiology Association
Hands & Voices
Hearing Loss Association of America
Association of Late Deafened Adults

Friday Presenters

Emily Homer, CCC-SLP ASHA Fellow

Financial

The presenter received an honorarium from SPALS for this presentation.

Royalties from Plural Publishing for

Royalties from Medbridge Education for videos

Compensation for presentations to school districts and professional organizations on this topic

Non-financial

The presenter provides consultation to SLPs, their school districts, and state departments of education on this topic with no financial gain

Sue Caspari, M.A., CCC-SLP

Financial

The presenter received an honorarium from SPALS for this presentation.

Non-financial

Ms. Caspari is a member of the Professional Advisory Council for the Apraxia Kids Organization, and receives no compensation as a member.

Ms. Caspari donated videos to the Dynamic Evaluation of Motor Speech Skill assessment tool, and received no compensation.

Nancy Geruntino, M.A., SLP

Financial

This presenter provides CE seminars sponsored by Northern Speech Services and receives speaking fees. She is also the author of online CE courses sponsored by Northern Speech Services and the author of "R Made Simple" published by Northern Speech Services and receives royalty payments. Lastly, she is a presenter at state association meetings and receives financial support from Northern Speech Services.

Non-financial

No relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

 

Celeste R. Parker, SLP.D., CCC-SLP

This presenter received an honorarium from SPALS for this presentation.  She is an employee of Xavier University of Louisiana.  She has no relevant non-financial relationship with the products described, reviewed, evaluated or compared in this presentation.

 

Annette Hurley, Ph.D., CCC-A, FAA

Relevant Financial

Associate Professor in Communication Disorders at LSUHSC

Receives royalties from Audi Tec based upon sales of CIAT

Is receiving an honorarium from SPALS

Relevant Non-financial

Board Member of LBESPA

 

Conference Schedule

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9th

5:30p - 7:00p Program Pick-up (CajunDome; for pre-registration attendees only)

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10th

7:30a - 3:30p Exhibits Open

7:30a - 8:30a Registration

8:30a - 11:15a Morning Presentations

11:15a - 12:40p Lunch

12:45p - 3:30p Afternoon Presentations

3:45p General Members Meeting

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11th

7:30a - TBD Exhibits Open

7:30a - 8:30a Registration

8:30a - 11:15a Morning Presentations

11:15a - 12:15p Lunch*

12:15p - 3:00p Afternoon Presentations

*abbreviated lunch schedule on Friday

Speech Pathologists and Audiologists in Louisiana Schools is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course information for number of ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for up to 1.1 ASHA CEUs Intermediate level; Professional area

 

Hotel Accommodations

 

Hilton Garden Inn Lafayette-Cajundome

2350 West Congress Street

www.lafayettecajundome.hgi.com

337-291-1977

 

$129/night -- use code "SPAL19"

Drury Inn and Suites Lafayette

120 Alcide Dominque

www.druryhotels.com

337-262-0202

$93/night, single | $103/night, double -- use code "2369691"