2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK • 77 SHORT COURSES • THURSDAY Short Courses • Thursday ACADEMIC AND CLINICAL EDUCATION (GI) SC01  The Balancing Act: Providing Meaningful Access for Students With Disabilities & Protecting Essential Academic Standards TH 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Paine Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Jennifer Mackey, MGH Inst; Salome Heyward, Salome Heyward & Associates This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, SIG 10: Issues in Higher Education. The rights and responsibilities of faculty and students under the ADA and Section 504 will be discussed through pertinent case studies. Focus will be on the importance of balancing both the rights of students with disabilities to be provided equal access to educational programs, services and activities and the rights of faculty to protect the academic integrity of educational programs. AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION (AAC) (SLP) SC02  Implementation of AAC in Early Intervention & During Transition to School: An IPP Approach TH 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Otis Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Michelle Lange, Access to Independence, Inc.; Jill Tullman, Jill Tullman & Associates This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, SIG 12: Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Implementing augmentative and alternative communication with young children who have multiple disabilities can be very challenging and requires a team IPP approach. Evaluation and implementation must include positioning to optimize function, access to required assistive technologies, and ongoing training. Addressing these issues during early intervention includes ensuring carry-over into the school setting. Case studies will be used throughout. CRANIOFACIAL AND VELOPHARYNGEAL DISORDERS (SLP) SC03  Cleft Palate: Treat This, Not That, & How: The Nitty Gritty & Special Topics TH 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Faneuil Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Karen Golding-Kushner, The Golding-Kushner Speech Ctr, LLC This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Craniofacial and Velopharyngeal Disorders. This course covers hi- and low-tech assessment/treatment for resonance and articulation disorders associated with cleft palate and VPI. Special topics: Velocardiofacial syndrome/22q, other syndromes, non-cleft cleft-like speech, SmartPalate therapy tool, and telepractice. Classify errors, sequence goals, select effective procedures, make appropriate referrals. Practical information for your “bag of tricks” for cleft (and other!) articulation cases. FLUENCY (SLP) SC04  Identification & Treatment for Disorders Commonly Co- Occurring With Stuttering TH 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Stone Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Joseph Donaher, Children’s Hosp of Philadelphia; Vivian Sisskin, U of Maryland, College Park; Corrin Richels, Old Dominion U This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, SIG 4: Fluency and Fluency Disorders. Children who stutter often experience co- occurring disorders that create challenges for planning and implementing treatment. This short-course will review characteristics of children who stutter who are also experiencing ADHD, Autism, and Articulation/Phonological disorders. The panelists will discuss ways to identify and treat individuals with a combination of disorders including stuttering. Research and theory will be supplemented with case histories. HEARING, LANGUAGE, AND SPEECH IN THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING: BIRTH TO SCHOOL TRANSITION (GI) SC05  ABCs & XYZs of Teaching Young Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing TH 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Revere Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Donald Goldberg, The Coll of Wooster This session is developed, and speakers invited by, SIG 7: Aural Rehabilitation and Its Instrumentation and SIG 9: Hearing and Hearing Disorders in Childhood. This short course is to be a “primer plus” for SLPs, audiologists, and other professionals, who are charged with the assessment and treatment/management of young children with hearing loss. Audiologic management, communication assessment, and intervention strategies that focus on the auditory teaching and promotion of listening and spoken language will be highlighted. LITERACY ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION (SLP) SC06  Never Too Early, Never Too Late for Revolution: Facilitating Access to Informational Text TH 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Webster Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Barbara Ehren, U of Central Florida; Nickola Nelson, Western Michigan U; Barbara Culatta, Brigham Young U; Monica Ferguson, U of Utah This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Literacy Assessment and Intervention. This short course will examine acquisition of informational text across the age span from preschool through adolescence. Employing backward design, presenters will address workforce literacy, then trace appropriate practices back to secondary, elementary, and preschool implementation. Participants will leave with an understanding of the challenges experienced by children and adolescents, as well as practical suggestions for helping them.