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Sunday, January 22, 2012

CSHA Convention 2012 (March) - AAC/AT Sessions/Courses/Posters

The California Speech-Language Hearing Association (CSHA) Annual Convention will be held at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA, March 15-18, 2012. Registration is open, CLICK HERE to download the registration form.  

Join colleagues in Short Courses, Mini-Seminars, and Poster presentations related to AAC and AT.  SCAAC-N suggests the following schedule to allow you to hit all the AAC and Technology-related events at the convention. More complete course descriptions can be read HERE.

(Course Type Key: SC = Short Course, MS = Mini-Seminar, PS = Poster Session)

Thu 1:00-4:00
Mary Ann Romski
Toddlers, Parent-Implemented Augmented Language Interventions and Communication Development
Fri 8:30-10:00
Patti Solomon-Rice
Providing Effective Language Intervention for Toddlers and Preschoolers with Severe Speech Impairments
Fri 12:00-1:30
Lisa Luna DeCurtis, et al.
Piaget’s iPad: From Theory to Practice
Fri 12:00-1:30
Elena Dukhovny
A Survey on the Role of an Assistive Technology Demonstration Center in Early Intervention
Fri 6:00-6:45
District 7 Officers
CSHA District 7 Awards for Outstanding Achievement, Program, Consumer *
Sat 10:30-12:00
Kyle Epps, et al.
The iPad: Achieving Students’ Goals with the Right App
Sat 1:00-2:30
Greta T. Tan
Visual Scene Display & Digital Photography-Based Communication Aides
Sat 3:00-4:30
Lisa Luna DeCurtis, et al.
New iPad Technology Meets Traditional Therapy Techniques
Sat 12:00-1:30
Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, et al.
Snaps, Apps, and Raps: iPad Use with Speech/Language Impaired Students
Sun 8:30-11:30
Lois Brady, et al.
iPad Apps for Autism, Rehabilitation, iTherapy and Classroom across Disciplines

In total, the 2012 CSHA San Jose State Convention offers up to: 24 State license renewal CE hours; 2.4 ASHA CEUs (= 24 hours) 

*On Friday, March 16, 6-6:45 - CSHA District 7 will present an Achievement award to Ann Davis, SLP and Gwendolyn Meier, SLP, MT for their work with our very own SCAAC-N!

See you at the Convention!

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