Friday, March 7, 2014


I learned so much this week at the Kentucky Speech and Hearing Association's Conference (KSHA)! Although, I have to admit.. I am very disappointed that Dynavox did not give out free pens, they used to have the best! They wrote so smoothly. haha

A quick re-cap of lectures I attended:

Assessment and Treatment of Non-English Speaking Students - very helpful, as I used the CELF-4 Spanish for the first time this year (with an interpreter, of course).

Severe Chronic Aphasia: Influence of Auditory Comprehension and Self-Awareness - my favorite session that I attended. It was very helpful!

Aging in Place: Supporting Individuals with Dementia - a great refresher course on the various stages of dementia

Comprehensive Overview of Swallowing Evaluation and Treatment - another great refresher course! Surprisingly, Dysphagia was one of my favorite classes in graduate school.

Intervention for Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Autism - I have very little experience with early intervention so this course was also helpful.

As you can see, most of the lectures I attended were adult oriented. I've recently delved back into the adult world with a PRN job in a SNF. So I've been on a quest to re-activate all the knowledge I gathered in grad school! I've also been going through my notes and textbooks.. It's all coming back to me! :)

Although my blog will be mostly geared towards elementary aged students I hope to also share my adult experiences along the way.

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