AAC: Assessing, Evaluating, and Application (Monterey – 5, 2022)

Mark Strait

Course Credits: 0.3 ASHA CEUs (3 hours) This course is a basic overview of how to identify the need for AAC, select appropriate trials, evaluate, and implement AAC for students.  The course will provide examples of a variety of assessments, organizational tools, and data tracking logs. Instructor Information Caleb Grafton M.S., CCC-SLP – Caleb Grafton is a speech-language pathologist employed by … Read More

Treating Fluency in the Schools (Jersey City – 5, 2022)

Mark Strait

ASHA Course Number: ASHA Course Credits: .2 CEUs (2 hours of instruction) This presentation will cover goal writing and treatment of fluency disorders in preschool and school-age children.  Specific public-school issues will be discussed, including IEPs and adverse effect on educational performance. Instructor Information Lonnie Harris, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is a retired speech-language pathologist who earned his Ph.D. from the University … Read More

Language Disorder Versus Language Difference: A Practical Approach to Effective Evaluation

Mark Strait

Course Credits: 0.2 ASHA CEUs (2 hours) Participants will review bilingualism and disperse the misconceptions, review the implications of identifying ELL students with a disability, and develop understanding to describe the evaluation process for bilingual students using standardized and non-standardized measures through ELL case studies. Instructor Information Patricia M. Vaselli, M.A. CCC-SLP – Patricia is a bilingual speech language pathologist, with … Read More

No One Can Whistle a Symphony Alone

Mark Strait

ASHA Course Number: ACEF0555 Course Credits: 0.2 ASHA CEUs (2 hours) There is really no place on earth that collaboration and inter-professional practice is more important than in our educational system today. This is increasingly so when dealing with our students who have disabilities and special needs, such as our speech impaired students. This presentation will focus on the importance … Read More

Professional Ethics for the School-Based SLP

Mark Strait

ASHA CEUs: This course is offered for 0.3 ASHA CEUs, Intermediate Level A professional code of ethics provides guidance for speech-language pathologists confronting conflicting information or differing opinions that may lead to ethical misconduct. Participants will be presented with a brief overview of the ASHA Code of Ethics followed by a discussion of examples of ethical misconduct, with specific focus on … Read More

LIVE: Informal Assessment:Informed Goals and Services

Mark Strait

Course Credits: 0.4 ASHA CEUs (4 hours) This presentation gave SLPs the knowledge and confidence to use informal assessment measures in their comprehensive evaluation process in order to meet legal requirements, professional standards, district and community needs. Participants learned to use a variety of informal assessment strategies, interpreters when necessary, and appropriate documentation for written reports. Instructor Information Shellie Bader, … Read More

Data Collection Connection (Waukegan)

Mark Strait

Course Credits: 0.1 ASHA CEUs (1 hour); Introductory Level This course discusses the factors (population, group size, service delivery, etc.) that determine optimal data collection method and formats.  In addition, challenges in data collection completeness and maintenance will be discussed. Participants will be provided strategies to increase efficiency, examples of a variety of data sheet options, and short tutorials. You will … Read More

Kimochis: The Positive Behavior and Wellbeing Tool for Kids – Self Study

Mark Strait

ASHA Course Number: ACEF0532Course Credits: 0.1 ASHA CEUs (1 hour); Introductory Level This engaging workshop is designed for School Psychologists, Behavior Specialists, SLPs, OTs, and PTs who are looking for novel and effective approaches for helping children ages 3–12 learn how to express and regulate feelings, understand the emotions of others, establish and maintain healthy social relationships, and promote academic and social … Read More

Kimochis: The Positive Behavior and Wellbeing Tool for Kids – Group Course

Mark Strait

ASHA Course Number: ACEF0532Course Credits: 0.1 ASHA CEUs (1 hour); Introductory Level This engaging workshop is designed for School Psychologists, Behavior Specialists, SLPs, OTs, and PTs who are looking for novel and effective approaches for helping children ages 3–12 learn how to express and regulate feelings, understand the emotions of others, establish and maintain healthy social relationships, and promote academic and social … Read More

 The SLP Role with Selective Mutism: LIVE Shelby

Mark Strait

 Selective Mutism is a complex issue resulting from an underlying social anxiety disorder that can lead to speech and language difficulties in young school-aged children, and can cause issues into adulthood if not treated. In this seminar, we will look at the characteristics of Selective Mutism and how to successfully evaluate and manage the disorder collaboratively with other key professionals.  … Read More