2023 Conference Handouts

Thursday, March 23, 2023

8:30-10:30 am
Pre-Linguistics Skills, The Building Blocks for Communication, Amanda Hopkins, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert AVT and Rachel Flynn, M.A., CCC-SLP
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Handout #3

9:30-10:30 am
2023 Updates to the ASHA Code of Ethics, Katharine Meyer, Esq.

10:30-11:30 am
Pain Assessment and Client Educational Tools to Use, Cathleen Johnson, OTD, OTRL, FMiOTA

10:30-11:30 am
Rethinking Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Disorders Instruction: the How, the When, the Why, Marissa Habeshy, M.S., CCC-SLP

1:30-4:45 pm
Neurodiversity Movement and Evidence-Based SLP, Julie Roberts, M.S., CCC-SLP

1:30 -3:30
Medical and Surgical Management of Voice Disorders, Ross M. Mayerhoff, MD

1:30-2:30 pm
Spelling Makes Sense! Katie Squires, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

1:30-3:30 pm 
A Willow: Strategies for Successful Supervisory Relationships, Janice Wright, J.A., CCC-SLP, F-OSLHA

3:30-4:30 pm
Handout #1 Human Trafficking, Rita O'Brien LLMSW,
Handout #2 Kalamazoo Area Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition

Friday, March 24, 2023
8:30-11:45 am
Update on Instrumental Dysphagia Assessment, Joseph Murray, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Social Skills "Training": A Neurodiversity-Affirming Framework, Julie Roberts, M.S., CCC-SLP

8:30-9:30 am
Young Adults with Aphasia: Supporting Psychosocial Adjustments with Person-Centered Care, Allison Mezo, CCC-SLP, CBIS and Kate Leckie

9:30-11:30 am
Facilitating a Linguistic System by Incoprorating Language Across Modalities, Katie Squires, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

10:30-11:30 am
Journal Clubs: Part of Your Professional Toolbox, Lizbeth Stevens, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Susan Oleson, M.A., CCC-SLP

1:30-4:45 pm
AAC, School-aged Transitions and Beyond: Considerations for Vocabulary, Implementation, and Access to AAC for Authentic and Autonomous Communication, Tina Moreno, M.A., CCC-SLP

The Oral Biome and Aspiration Pneumonia, Joseph Murray, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

How to Use Movement Activities to Improve Print, Phonological Awareness, and Narrative Skills, Kelly Vess, M.A., CCC-SLP

Revamping Your Voice Therapy Toolbox, Anjli Lodhavia, M.S., CCC-SLP and Meira Abidov, M.S., CCC-SLP

2:30-3:30 pm 
Hemiglossectomy: The Role of the SLP in  the Evaluation and Treatment of Patients from Pre-op to Post Op, Teresa H. Lyden, M.A., CCC-SLP, Madison Ericson, M.A., CCC-SLP and Anna G. Blakely, M.A., CCC-SLP.

3:30-4:30 pm
A Model for Enhancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Practices in Speech Pathology and Audiology Departments, Elizabeth Oommen, Ph.D., Brian Kreisman, Ph.D., Peggy Goetz, Ph.D., and Morgan Bykerk, B.A.

Saturday, March 25, 2023
8:30-11:45 am

The Importance of Understanding Educational Impact and Specially Designed Instruction as it Relates to IDEA and Our School Based SLP, Marie Ireland, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

State of the Pandemic: How Has COVID-19 Effected SLP Service Delivery and What Should We Do Moving Forward, Amy Ramage, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

8:30-9:30 am
A Cognitive-Based Naming Treatment Approach in Aphasia-Revised Title (A Combined Semantic Feature Analysis-Working Membory Approach to Treat Anomia in Aphasia), Naomi Hashimoto, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Kelsey Moffett, B.S.

8:30-9:30 am
 A Case Study: Total Laryngectomy and Speech Language Pathologist - Pre to Post Operative Evaluation and Treatment of Verbal  Communication and Swallowing, Madison Ericson, M.A., CCC-SLP and Teresa Lyden, M.A., CCC-SLP

Update on Paradoxical Vocal cord Dysfunction: Challenges and Controversies, Pablo Antonio Ysunza, M.D., Ph.D., Corewell Health

11:45 am-1:15 pm
Medical Forum Lunch

Primer on PROMS as a Key Tool in Person-Centered CareSarah Baar, M.A., CCC-SLP

1:30-2:30 pm
Advantages and Applications of Patient Reported Outcomes Measures in Dysphagia: Use of the Dysphagia Handicap Index, Alice Silbergleit, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
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Handout #2

1:30-4:45 pm
Discussing Dynamic Assssments and How They Impact Therapy Practice Specifically with Students Who Have Language Impairments, Marie Ireland, M.Ed.,CCC-SLP

Standard of Care in a Post-COVID-19 World: Assessment and Intervention Workshop for Cognitive Fog in Survivors, Amy Ramage, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

3:00-4:00 pm
A Comparsion of Core-and Pragmatice-Based Language Options in Grid, Melanie Gylling, M.A., CCC-SLP