2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK • 171 ORAL SEMINARS • SATURDAY HEARING, LANGUAGE, AND SPEECH IN THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING: BIRTH TO SCHOOL TRANSITION (GI) 1722  Sensorineural Hearing Loss: To Be (Permanent) or Not To Be (Permanent), That is The Question SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 107C (Lvl 1) Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Briana Dornan, Boston Children’s Hosp; Tamar Gomes, Boston Children’s Hosp Pediatric sensorineural hearing loss (snhl) has been documented for decades regarding nature, degree, & typical fluctuation/progression. Resources have been created focusing on counseling effectively regarding permanent & progressive snhl in this population. We will discuss cases of improving & resolving snhl in pediatric patients. Information gained may allow providers to reframe their discussions with patients/families & affect their perception of “permanent” snhl. 1723  Supporting Academic Transitions for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 107A (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Susan Gibbons, Boston Children’s Hosp; Amy Szarkowski, Boston Children’s Hosp; Christine Macdonald, Boston Children’s Hosp; Charlotte Mullen, Boston Children’s Hosp; Lauralyn Chetwynd, Boston Children’s Hosp; Elizabeth O’Neill, Boston Children’s Hosp The Family Education and Advocacy Team at Boston Children’s Hospital is comprised of professionals whom, in clinical practice, have witnessed negative impacts of stressors associated with transitions on many families. By supporting the transitions process, we believe we can affect positive outcomes in many families. Families and professionals alike have responded to these workshops positively and with enthusiasm. INNOVATIONS, DEBATES, AND HOT TOPICS IN THE DISCIPLINE (GI) 1724  Meditation & Mindfulness Techniques for Evidence-Based Speech, Lang, Cognitive & Voice Therapy SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 257AB (Lvl 2) Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Jennifer Llado, Bright Side Therapy, LLC; Brenda Lovette, Healthy Expression There are over 6,000 peer-reviewed studies on the positive effects of mindfulness on the mind, body and brain. SLPs are beginning to take notice, as meditation has the potential to improve memory, attention, executive functions, language and fluency. This session will guide clinicians in the practical use of mindfulness techniques for SLP practice, while addressing reimbursement, documentation and goal- writing. 1726  Productivity Expectations - What is the Real Cost? SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 260 (Lvl 2) Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Susan Ross, Rehab Partners, LLC One of the hottest topics in healthcare right now is the measurement of productivity. This session seeks to help healthcare professionals understand the financial and legal implications of measuring productivity instead of profit margins. By gaining a better understanding these principles, participants should be able to advocate for ethical service delivery which supports professional service delivery in a cost- effective manner. INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLABORATION (GI) 1727  Designing Workflows for Dyslexia/Literacy: An IPP Simulation SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 210C (Lvl 2) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Tina Eichstadt, Pearson Clinical Assessment; Adam Scheller, Pearson Clinical Assessment; Kristina Breaux, Pearson Clinical Assessment; Maggie Kjer, Pearson Clinical Assessment This session will provide a cast and a goal. The cast comprises four professionals from different disciplines (school psychology, special education/learning disability, general education, and speech-language pathology), coming together to create a workflow around students with dyslexia. Following the simulation, attendees will create additional iterations of a dyslexia workflow and discuss the application of the model in their settings. LANGUAGE AND LEARNING IN SCHOOL-AGE INDIVIDUALS (SLP) 1728  Beyond Standardized Assessment - Performance Based Assessments & Educational Standards (CCSS) SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / Westin, Grand Ballroom B Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Sharlee Mosburg-Michael, San Diego Unified School Dist; Sally Christian, San Diego Unified School Dist; Jena Durnay, San Diego Unified School Dist This session will focus on how to collect assessment information which informs development of goals and service delivery that support student access to the general education curriculum and standards. You’ll learn how to develop performance- based assessment tasks and protocols, to write language goals based on CCSS and design intervention. 1729  Language Skills in Children Admitted for Psychiatric Treatment SA 8:00AM-10:00AM / CC, 256 (Lvl 2) Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Dawn Girten, CCHMC; Jennifer Vannest, Cincinnati Children’s Hosp Med Ctr; Kelli Dominick, CCHMC This session will review the collaboration between speech-language pathology and psychiatry in a pediatric hospital. We will discuss the prevalence of language disorders in children and adolescents diagnosed with a mental health disorder, our current research, and significant implications. Treatment strategies will be discussed with some practical suggestions.