86 • 2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK As of July 31, 2018 LEADERSHIP, ETHICS, AND PROFESSIONAL ISSUES (GI) MC05 Critical Calls for Special Education Administrators: Who’s In Charge? It’s Me! FR 8:00AM-11:00AM / Westin, Marina I Advanced; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Barbara Moore, East Side Union High Sch Dist; Beth Nishida, Norwalk La Mirada Unified Sch Dist; Ray Easler, Consultant This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Leadership, Ethics, and Professional Issues. If you are in special education leadership numerous decisions face you. Some, you may be prepared for; others have legal, political, emotional and educational implications to say nothing of the news coverage! This Master Session will review critical evolutionary/ revolutionary areas in special education administration, including what you should know/do so both you and your boss keep your jobs! HEARING AND TINNITUS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN (AUD) MC06 Hearing Loss & Dementia: From Epidemiologic Evidence to Clinical Care FR 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Marina I Advanced; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Nicholas Reed, Johns Hopkins U; Sara Mamo, U of Massachusetts - Amherst; Jennifer Deal, Johns Hopkins U This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Convention Co- Chairs. Dementia is projected to impact 1 in every 85 persons globally by 2050. Recent studies suggest hearing loss is independently associated with dementia. This Master Class will provide in-depth analyses of the literature and merits of causal inference as well as present projects completed by the presenters on addressing hearing care in a dementia population. LITERACY ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION (SLP) MC07 Utility of Neuroimaging Research for Children & Adolescents With Specific Learning Disorder: Implications for Practice & Policy FR 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Marina II/III Advanced; Research AUTHOR(S): Jessica Black, Boston Coll; Kenn Apel, U of South Carolina; Hugh Catts, Florida St U; Alan Kamhi, U of North Carolina at Greensboro; Barbara Moore, East Side Union High Sch Dist This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Convention Co- Chairs. This session will examine specific learning disorder (SLD), with emphasis on developmental dyslexia, through a blended lens of leading neuroscience and psychoeducational research. The utility of neuroscience for practice will be explored in terms of etiology, developmental course, prediction, intervention, and assessment with attention to ecosystems of risk and protection. SATURDAY, NOV 17 BUSINESS AND PRACTICE MANAGEMENT (GI) MC08 Competing in Today’s Disruptive Audiologic Environment: Tools for Success SA 1:30PM-4:30PM / Westin, Marina IV Advanced; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Amyn Amlani, U of Arkansas for Med Sciences This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Business and Practice Management. Hearing healthcare is evolving at a rapid rate, in part from the recent proliferation of disruptive innovations (e.g., OTCs/PSAPs, pharmaceuticals, Third-Party Administrators), along with changes in population dynamics. This Master Class provides participants with evidence and hands-on tools that promote opportunities for increased audiology awareness, and increased adoption of services and technologies in this changing market landscape.