2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK • 209 ORAL SEMINARS • SATURDAY functional outcomes. Case studies and videos will be reviewed to demonstrate techniques and progress. 2025 Slide Tracheoplasty: Medical & Oral Feeding Management From the SLPs Perspective SA 5:00PM-6:00PM / CC, 210C (Lvl 2) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Christina Minkoff, Children’s Hosp of Philadelphia; Julia Welc, Children’s Hosp of Philadelphia; Luv Javia, Children’s Hosp of Philadelphia Tracheal stenosis is a rare and potentially life threatening condition in the pediatric population. This presentation will focus on the implications of the condition, one approach to surgical intervention and oral feeding complications and management. It will also describe the multidisciplinary approach to management of tracheal stenosis used at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Case studies will be presented. TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY (GI) 2027 Writing After Traumatic Brain Injury: Impact of Injury & Recommendations for Assessment & Treatment SA 5:00PM-6:00PM / Westin, Harbor Ballroom I Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Carly Dinnes, U of Nebraska - Lincoln; Karen Hux, Quality Living, Inc Writing requires multiple cognitive-linguistic processes often disrupted by traumatic brain injury. Such disruptions result in persistent writ- ing difficulties and negatively affect successful performance of post-injury activities. This sem- inar addresses this neglected area of clinical practice by providing: (a) an overview of post-in- jury writing difficulties, (b) suggestions for intervention planning, and (c) recommendations for assessing and treating writing difficulties. VESTIBULAR/BALANCE ISSUES ACROSS THE LIFESPAN (AUD) 2028 Current Practices in Pediatric Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential Testing SA 5:00PM-6:00PM / CC, 107C (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Amanda Rodriguez, Boys Town Nat’l Rsrch Hosp This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Vestibular/Balance Issues Across the Lifespan. This session will review the functional consequences of dizziness and vestibular loss that are common in children. Data from three studies investigating optimal vestibular evoked myogenic potential (VEMP) testing in children and young adults will be presented. Recommendations for enhancing VEMP responses while ensuring patient safety will be highlighted. VOICE AND ALARYNGEAL COMMUNICATION (SLP) 2029 The Exercise-Induced Laryngeal Obstruction Dyspnea Index: A Novel Patient Report for Exercise-Induced PVFM SA 5:00PM-6:00PM / Westin, Grand Ballroom B Intermediate; Research AUTHOR(S): Emily Nauman, Nat’l Jewish Health; James Olin, Nat’l Jewish Health; Monica Shaffer, Nat’l Jewish Health; Matthew Clary, U of Colorado Hosp; Jackie Gartner-Schmidt, U of Pittsburgh; Julianna Litts, U of Colorado Health; Heather Hodges, Nat’l Jewish Health Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO), also known as exercise-induced PVFM, is a condition characterized by the paradoxical adduction of the vocal folds during exercise. Clinical trial outcome measures for EILO are lacking. There is a need to develop patient- reported outcome measures (PROM). This session will provide a background on frequently used PROMs, concerns of these metrics, and introduction of the EILODI. 2030 Understanding the Process of Decision-Making by Clients & Clinicians in the Voice Clinic SA 5:00PM-6:00PM / CC, 159 (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Jeff Searl, Michigan St U; Philip Doyle, Western U; Heather Starmer, Stanford U Adherence to voice therapy recommendations is often low. Theories of decision-making and behavior change applied to health issues, including voice problems, will be reviewed. Clinical voice scenarios, and relevant literature, will be reviewed demonstrating application of some models for understanding and shaping the decision-making process in the voice clinic.