2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK • 83 SHORT COURSES • SATURDAY LANGUAGE DISORDERS IN ADULTS (SLP) SC30 Neurodegenerative Conditions & Patient-Centered Care: Solutions for Maximizing Communication SA 8:00AM-11:00AM / Westin, Stone Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Kathryn Yorkston, U of Washington; John Costello, Boston Children’s Hosp This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Language Disorders in Adults and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Management of the communication needs of those living with degenerative conditions including Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis poses many challenges. Traditional approaches focusing on reducing the impairment must be replaced with approaches that focus on maintaining communication. The short course reviews innovative strategies and technology that emphasize maintenance of communicative participation in the face of degenerative conditions. LANGUAGE IN INFANTS THROUGH PRESCHOOLERS (SLP) SC31 Beginning With Babble: Technology Maximizes Impact of SLP Skills With Parents, Professional Collaborators, & Communities SA 8:00AM-11:00AM / Westin, Hancock Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Catherine Gottfred, LEAP.org; Nina Smith, LEAP.org; Elizabeth Norton, Northwestern U; Tommie Robinson Jr., Children’s Nat’l Hlth System; John Lybolt, LEAP.org; Julie Hornback, Affiliated Speech Pathology, Inc. This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Language in Infants through Preschoolers. The free Beginning with Babble (app) expands the reach, impact, and support of SLP’s in reaching parents and their children with effective guidance for language development and preliteracy skills-building. Presenters will engagely instruct using current technology to support outreach, expand your impact with families you serve, build collaborative networks, and employ BWB impact/ usage data on your services. CULTURAL AND LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY (GI) SC32 Intervention Strategies for Multilingual Children With Language or Speech Sound Disorders: A Tutorial SA 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Hancock Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Phuong Palafox, Bilinguistics; Christina Gildersleeve-Neumann, Portland St U; Danai Fannin, Northern Illinois U This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, SIG 14: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity. This session will examine how functional treatment for speech and language disorders with multilingual children can support educational performance and daily living activities. Participants will learn strategies that maximize schedules and treatment outcomes for those with speech sound and language disorders. LANGUAGE AND LEARNING IN SCHOOL-AGE INDIVIDUALS (SLP) SC33 Universal Design for Learning: Leveraging Differences in Children With Dyslexia SA 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Webster Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Gabrielle Schlichtmann, EdTogether, Inc.; Alyssa Boucher, Boston U; Suzanne Adlof, U of South Carolina; Tiffany Hogan, MGH Inst This session is developed, and speakers invited by, Language and Learning in School- Age Individuals. Children with dyslexia have a wide-range of individual differences in reading, language, cognition, interests, and motivation. Models are provided to explain these differences, including deficit and strength-based models of neurodiversity, and a framework is discussed to identify these individual differences. Universal Design for Learning (UDL) strategies are presented as a way to improve life/learning outcomes in children with dyslexia. LANGUAGE IN INFANTS THROUGH PRESCHOOLERS (SLP) SC34 Evidence-Based Vocabulary Instruction SA 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Stone Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Shelley Gray, Arizona St U This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, SIG 1: Language Learning and Education. The breadth and depth of student’s vocabulary, and their understanding of the relations among words, represents their conceptual understanding of the world and is a major determinant of academic success. This course will increase participants’ understanding of (a) foundational skills that promote vocabulary learning, (b) how to select words to teach, and (c) how to implement effective vocabulary instruction. SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SCIENCE (SLP) SC35 Theory to Practice: Strategies for Communicating Speech Science Concepts With Clients & Students SA 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Revere Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Suzanne Boyce, U of Cincinnati; Soren Lowell, Syracuse U; Tara McAllister, New York U; Douglas Parham, Wichita St U This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, SIG 19: Speech Science and Speech and Language Science. Clinicians and researchers play an important role in translating speech science concepts for clients and students. This workshop will address common misconceptions and misunderstandings about speech science. Using clinical, research, and classroom examples, participants will test their own understanding of speech science and build strategies from both communication and technology-based applications for sharing speech science with clients and students.