80 • 2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK As of July 31, 2018 ACADEMIC AND CLINICAL EDUCATION (GI) SC14  Measuring Treatment Effectiveness: Single Case/Subject Research Designs. No Statistics Required. FR 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Hancock Introductory; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Valencia Perry, Howard U This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, SIG 11: Administration and Supervision. Research on the effectiveness of supervision methods and training is critical. Although many supervisors don’t identify as researchers, they are precisely the in-the-trenches investigators poised to answer important questions. Single-subject experimental designs enable identification of cause-effect relationships without large Ns, sophisticated statistical analyses, big budgets or significant time. AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION (AAC) (SLP) SC15  Subjective & Objective Measures Used in an AAC Assessment FR 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Revere Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Tracy Kovach, Augmentative Comm Svcs, LLC; Russell Cross, Prentke Romich Company; Katya Hill, U of Pittsburgh; Emily Quinn, Vanderbilt U This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Meaningful assessment is necessary for effective intervention. Assessment must insure accessibility, draw on multiple perspectives across relevant environments and provide sufficient sensitivity to capture change. Four assessment procedures will be highlighted: two subjective measures: The AAC Profile: A Continuum of Learning; The Communication Matrix, and two objective measures using language sampling, performance measurement and data logging using computer-based analytical software. GLOBAL ISSUES AND PRACTICES (GI) SC16  Alternate Models of Service Delivery in Regions With Limited Resources: Emerging Strategies FR 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Paine Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Roopa Nagarajan, Sri Ramachandra Med Coll & Research Inst (DU); B Subramaniyan, Sri Ramachandra Med Coll & Research Inst (DU); Vidya Ramkumar, Sri Ramachandra Med Coll & Research Inst (DU); V H Savitha, Consultant This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Global Issues and Practices. This course will elaborate on alternate models of service delivery that evolved through international partnerships/training. The presenters will draw from expertise developed through projects in resource limited regions in south India and the mentoring of projects in South Asia. The “nuts and bolts” of developing community-based models, capacity building, and integrating technology and tele-practice will be discussed. HEARING AND TINNITUS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN (AUD) SC17  Applications of Motivational Interviewing in the Field of Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology FR 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Quincy Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): M. Samantha Lewis, Pacific U This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, SIG 8: Audiology and Public Health. Audiologists and speech-language pathologists regularly work with patients making behavioral changes. How can we best support these patients? This Short Course will review the literature regarding health behavior change. In addition, it will introduce motivational interviewing. Motivational interviewing is a counseling approach that has been used in a variety of settings as a means for facilitating behavior change. HEARING, LANGUAGE, AND SPEECH IN THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING: BIRTH TO SCHOOL TRANSITION (GI) SC18  Managing School-aged Children With Hearing Aids & Cochlear Implants: Focus on Connectivity FR 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Hale Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Erin Schafer, U of North Texas; Kelly Starr, U of Michigan; Teresa Zwolan, U of Michigan This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Hearing, Language, and Speech in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing: Birth to School Transition. This session, for both audiologists and speech-language pathologists, will provide an overview of various hearing and assistive technologies that can help children with hearing loss hear optimally in classroom settings. Accommodations that can be used in the classroom and during therapy to maximize hearing from preschool to college will be addressed; including descriptions of technology and simple instructions for troubleshooting. LANGUAGE AND LEARNING IN SCHOOL-AGE INDIVIDUALS (SLP) SC19  Give Them Liberty: Options for Revolutionizing Adolescent Language Treatment FR 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Otis Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Lisa Chattler, Los Alamitos USD; Kim Murza, U of Northern Colorado; Bradley Stevenson, Melmark New England This session is developed, and speakers invited by, Language and Learning in School-Age Individuals and SIG 16: School-Based Issues. SLPs are challenged to help adolescents with language impairments achieve independence in high school and beyond. This short course provides options for SLPs working with teens to select functional assessment tools, implement effective service delivery models, address pragmatic language and social media use concerns, and plan for successful transition to post-secondary education and work settings.