Saturday, April 30 – Day 3

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Introductory: You have little or no familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.
Intermediate: You have general familiarity with the literature and professional practice within the areas covered.
Advanced: You have thorough familiarity with current literature and professional practice.
Times subject to change. More workshop information coming soon.

The language used in the descriptions below indicates which language the sessions will be presented in.
8:30 am–10:00 am

Presented By

Salima Suleman, M.Sc., R.SLP, S-LP(C) and Lu-Anne McFarlane, M.Sc., S-LP

Speech-Language Pathology Communication Health Assistants

Preparing for Success in the Workplace: Translating Perspectives Into Educational and Advocacy Resources

Authors: Salima Suleman, M.Sc., R.SLP, S-LP(C), University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Lu-Anne McFarlane, M.Sc., S-LP, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB; Geoffrey Bostick; Mark Hall; Heather Kanuka; Teresa Paslawski

Introductory: This participatory session highlights the process, findings and products of an interdisciplinary research project exploring work readiness. Participants will generate and analyze qualitative information and plan to develop evidence-based educational resources.  Participants will be able to apply work readiness concepts to work settings and explore use of qualitative research in the development of educational and advocacy resources.

Age group: Adult

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10:30 am–12:00 pm
Presented By

Ellen Weber, EdS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathology Communication Health Assistants

Increase Student Engagement by Creating Your Own Therapy Apps

Author: Ellen Weber, EdS, CCC-SLP, SLP private practice, Marietta, GA

Intermediate: Using a combination of free apps, learn how to create customized interactive therapy materials for iOS/Android mobile devices to increase student’ engagement and target specific goals. Participants are encouraged to BYOD (bring your own device) with the following apps downloaded prior to the session: TinyTap, Create Interactive Lessons, Cut My Pic, and Dropbox.

Age groups:Pre-School, School-Aged, Adult, Geriatric

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