96 • 2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK As of July 31, 2018 1032  Tools for Talking: Integrating Successful Communication Strategies for Optimal Outcomes TH 10:15AM-12:15PM / Westin, Harbor Ballroom I Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Amy Clark, Children’s Minnesota As SLPs our job is to help improve communication skills of our clients, yet communication continues to be one of the most challenging aspects of our job. Clinical situations such as establishing open communication, discussing prognosis, helping hope/cope, highlighting progress, and shaping realistic expectations are integral to optimal outcomes. Application of effective communication strategies will be highlighted and discussed. LITERACY ASSESSMENT AND INTERVENTION (SLP) 1033  Never Too Early, Never Too Late for Revolution: Helping Adolescents Read & Write Informational Texts TH 10:15AM-12:15PM / CC, 210B (Lvl 2) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Monica Ferguson, U of Utah; Barbara Ehren, U of Central Florida; Zhihui Fang, U of Florida; Kim Murza, U of Northern Colorado This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Literacy Assessment and Intervention. Informational text is vital to academic success and career readiness. SLPs, with our expertise in language, can play an integral role in supporting adolescents with language impairment read and write across the disciplines. In this session, SLPs will discuss the importance of collaboration with content area teachers while exploring evidence-based practices to directly support their students. 1034  Our Evolution of Supporting Reading Comprehension Using “Road” Maps: Are We There Yet? TH 10:15AM-12:15PM / CC, 251 (Lvl 2) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Jennifer Knapp, Hamilton High Sch; Karolyn Mirasola, Children’s Hosp of Wisconsin While school age students are expected to comprehend complex expository discourse, the presentation is often linear and isolated rather than dynamic and analogical. The presenters will highlight the importance of dissecting semantic associations and analogical thinking to help students with language impairments comprehend, organize, and retrieve content. The learner will walk away with strategies that can be implemented immediately. 1035  Read Between the Lines: Connect the Language-Literacy- Dyslexia Dots TH 10:15AM-12:15PM / CC, 208 (Lvl 2) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Holly Kaiser, Creative Strategies for Special Ed; Jeannene Ward-Lonergan, U of the Pacific; Robert Pieretti, CSU, Sacramento; Jean Blosser, Creative Strategies for Special Ed Pursue exciting opportunities in your SLP role by supporting students with language- based literacy disorders including dyslexia. Find out how your skills as an SLP equip you to identify, assess, and collaborate to provide comprehensive intervention. Resources will be shared to make connections between your present skills and how to apply them for students struggling with reading, including dyslexia. MOTOR SPEECH DISORDERS ACROSS THE LIFESPAN (SLP) 1036  Functional Speech Disorders: Underpinnings, Diagnosis & Management TH 10:15AM-12:15PM / CC, 104ABC (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Joseph Duffy, Mayo Clinic This seminar will address functional (psychogenic) speech disorders (FSDs) that can occur in people with suspected or confirmed neurologic disease. The prevalence, characteristics, and mechanisms underlying FSDs, their distinction from motor speech disorders, and principles and techniques for their management will be emphasized. Audiovideo samples will illustrate a variety of FSDs and outcomes from their management. SPEECH AND LANGUAGE SCIENCE (SLP) 1037  Forward Thinking in the Speech & Language Sciences: A Panel Presentation & Discussion TH 10:15AM-12:15PM / CC, 159 (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Susan Thibeault, U of Wisconsin - Madison; Karla McGregor, Boys Town Nat’l Rsrch Hosp; Frank Guenther, Boston U; Steven Barlow, U of Nebraska - Lincoln; Stephen Tasko, Western Michigan U This session is developed by, and presenters invited by, Speech and Language Science and SIG 19: Speech Science. This session will present current research findings from leaders in the field with expertise in modeling, language, and speech and voice production. Following will be a moderated panel discussion regarding the future of speech and language science, including developments on the horizon, breakthroughs on the cusp, and the paths to follow to attain innovation with significant clinical implication. 1038  Head & Neck Imaging & the Role of the SLP TH 10:15AM-12:15PM / CC, 156C (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Margaret McGlade, The Ohio St U; Kyle VanKoevering, The Ohio St U; Loni Arrese, The Ohio St U A basic understanding of head and neck imaging is essential for speech pathologists to be effective in the medical setting. For specialists of the head and neck, imaging can be an essential aspect of comprehensive assessment. We will review basic concepts of CT, MRI and PET-CT. Case studies will highlight the impact of imaging on evaluation and therapeutic decision making. SWALLOWING/FEEDING AND ASSOCIATED DISORDERS (SLP) 1039  An Interdisciplinary Developmental Approach to Feeding Difficulties, Growth & Nutrition: Case Discussions & Practical Pearls TH 10:15AM-12:15PM / CC, 154 (Lvl 1) Intermediate; Prof Educ AUTHOR(S): Susanna Huh, Boston Children’s Hosp; Carolyn Lubenow, Boston Children’s Hosp; Kerry Pearl, Boston Children’s Hosp; Wendy Elverson, Boston Children’s Hosp; Nancy Sullivan, Boston Children’s Hosp Pediatric feeding disorders are often associated with medical conditions, weight faltering and developmental delay. Using interactive cases illustrating the benefits of an interdisciplinary approach, we will discuss evidence-based comprehensive assessment and management of medical and nutritional status, developmental and behavioral skills, and oral motor, oral sensory and pharyngeal swallow function.