170 • 2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK As of July 31, 2018 1714  Treatment Strategies for Autism: Maximizing Outcomes for Clinicians & Families SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 258ABC (Lvl 2) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Philip Menard, Michigan Medicine; Angelica Taylor, Michigan Medicine This session focuses on innovative and feasible strategies for enhancing social, language, and cognitive skills for children with autism. Discussion and case studies will include specific targets of joint attention, behavioral compliance, and parent-mediated therapy. Current research will be reviewed along with statistical analysis of pre- and post- standardized measurements as utilized within a clinical setting. BUSINESS AND PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (GI) 1715  Healthcare Coding & Reimbursement UPDATE: Basic Information & Best Strategies Based on Payer/Practice Setting SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 156AB (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Dee Nikjeh, Ear Nose & Throat Assoc; Shannon Butkus, Butkus & Associates; Mark DeRuiter, U of Arizona; Katie Holterman, Care One Mngmt, LLC; Renee Kinder, Encore Rehab; Timothy Weise, Garden City Hosp/Prime Healthcare This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Business and Practice Management. Welcome to a 2-hour interactive seminar with coding experts where participants will hear the latest SLP reimbursement changes for 2019 and learn the basics about healthcare procedural and diagnostic coding systems including distinctions among payer sources and payment systems. Interactive breakout rotations will allow participants to discuss reimbursement issues specific to their own payer sources and payment settings. 1716  The Evolution of School Based Practice: Top Issues of 2018 that Revolutionize Our Work SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / Westin, Commonwealth AB Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Marie Ireland, Virginia Dept of Educ; Barbara Conrad, ESC of Lorain County; Elizabeth Christopher, PA; Mary Keeney, lkjhg; Perry Flynn, U of North Carolina at Greensboro; Mary Walsh, Florida St U State education leaders will present a summary of 2018’s revolutionary issues and changes to school based practice. Learn about evolving topics that impact professionals and free resources and methods to transform your work. Join State Education Agencies Communication Disabilities Council (SEACDC) members as they facilitate the presentation. CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY (GI) 1717  Best Practices in Cultural & Linguistic Adaptations for Valid Narrative Assessments & Response to Intervention SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 109AB (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Research AUTHOR(S): M. Adelaida Restrepo, Arizona St U; Sharon Armon-Lotem, Bar Ilan U; Trina Spencer, U of South Florida; Douglas Petersen, Brigham Young U; Carmit Altman, Bar Ilan U; Minna Lipner , Bar Ilan U; Elinor Haddad, Bar Ilan U; Brenna Scadden, Brigham Young U In this seminar we examine how to determine whether narrative assessments and response to intervention are culturally and linguistically valid. We will provide examples of 5 languages and sociolinguistic groups and report on the adaptation and validation process. Then we will form a consensus as a group of best practices for crosslinguistic validation and adaptation of narratives for assessment purposes. 1718  Emic Approaches for Managing African American Clients With Communication Disorders: Clinical Case Studies SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 153ABC (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Kenyatta Rivers, U of Central Florida; Yvette Hyter, Western Michigan U; Glenda DeJarnette, Southern Connecticut St U; Derek Daniels, Wayne St U; Kenneth Pugh, U of Texas at Dallas, Callier Ctr; Gloriajean Wallace, Howard U In this presentation, clinical case studies will be presented to demonstrate how clinicians can use etic-emic approaches to manage communication disorder in AA clients who display language/literacy, voice, fluency, and/or audiological disorders. FLUENCY (SLP) 1719  Assessing Fluency & Language in Children Who May Stutter: New Diagnostic Tools SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 157ABC (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Nan Bernstein Ratner, U of Maryland, College Park; Davida Fromm, Carnegie-Mellon U; Brian MacWhinney, CMU Recently, the NIDCD provided funding to enable free software for SLP use in assessing child language and fluency profiles (KidEval and FluCalc). This session will describe how to obtain this free software at Talkbank.org, install it, and use it to create personalized fluency and child language profiles for diagnostic and goal- setting use. GLOBAL ISSUES AND PRACTICES (GI) 1720  Congenital Zika Syndrome: The Need for Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, & Interprofessional Teams SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 107B (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Robert Fifer, U of Miami; Karen Brown, U of the Virgin Islands Microcephaly, ocular malformations, hearing loss, and dysphagia and other disorders are associated with congenital Zika syndrome. This presentation will discuss current knowledge and developmental needs of children with this disorder with emphasis on the importance of interprofessional collaboration to care for these children. HEALTH LITERACY AND COMMUNICATION (GI) 1721  Disasters, AAC Users & SLPs: Lessons From the Trenches. SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 105 (Lvl 1) Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Amy Goldman, AT3 Ctr; Liz Begley, Begley Associates; Sarah Blackstone, USSAAC; Tina Caswell, Ithaca Coll; Wendy Quach, San Jose St U; Carole Zangari, Nova Southeastern U Even after the devastating effects of previous hurricanes, people with disabilities were ill prepared for 2017’s hurricanes, fires, mudslides and floods. This session will explore the effects of disasters on people who use AAC based on experiences of the US Society for AAC’s work with survivors, and how SLPs can help AAC users prepare for and recover from disasters. Withdrawn