Best Practices in Public School Speech-Language Pathology by oyc99684

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									                      Best Practices in Public School
                       Speech-Language Pathology
                                          Thursday and Friday,
                                          March 12 & 13, 2009

                                              Sponsored by
                          Georgia Organization of School-based
                             Speech-Language Pathologists

                                           REGISTER EARLY
                      Pre-Registration Required. Limit of 1,100 participants.
                                     No on-site registration

                                     CONFERENCE LOCATION

                                 The Cobb Galleria Centre
Located at Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta - off of Cobb Parkway (Highway 41) near the Cumberland Mall
area. Go to www.cobbgalleria.com for directions and information on hotels/restaurants in the area.

                                                 WEATHER
In the event of inclement weather, the conference will be held. We may have a delayed start time. Check
the GO SSLP website www.gosslp.com for information the morning of the conference. Refunds for
registration will not be provided.

                                          MEET AND GREET
Meet and Greet: All conference participants are invited to join us for refreshments on Thursday
afternoon at the Galleria. GO SSLP is hosting a reception for attendees, speakers and vendors from 4 - 7

                                       ROOM RESERVATIONS

Room Reservations: A block of rooms has been reserved at special conference rates at two nearby
hotels. To reserve a room at Sheraton Suites Galleria, call 1-888-627-7047 prior to Feb. 9, 2009.
Mention the Best Practices Conference. To reserve a room at Holiday Inn Express, please call In House
Reservations at 770-435-3990 or 1-800-HOLIDAY and mention “Best Practices Conference 2009” to get
the special rate. This rate is only available through Feb. 23, 2009. Additional information will be posted
on the GO SSLP website as it becomes available.



                                               ASHA CEUs
The Georgia Organization of School-Based Speech-Language Pathologists
(GO SSLP) is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing
education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. This program
is offered for up to 1.0 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area). ASHA CE
Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific
products, or clinical procedures.
CONFERENCE INFORMATION
     Handouts for all sessions will be provided to each participant in the registration packet.
     Seating in all sessions is on a first come - first served basis.
     Seating capacity limits for each room will be strictly enforced.
     CEU forms will be provided to each participant at the registration table along with the
      handouts.
     PLU credit should be arranged through your school system.

    7:45 – 8:30 a.m.            Registration
    8:30 – 9:45                 Concurrent Sessions
    9:45 – 10:15                BREAK - Visit VENDOR Displays
    10:15 – 11:30               Concurrent Sessions (continued)
    11:30 – 1:00 p.m.           LUNCH (on your own) GO SSLP Membership Meeting on
                                Thursday!
    1:00 – 3:30                 Concurrent Sessions

                                  SPEAKERS AND TOPICS

Jeanane Ferre, PhD., Audiologist, CCC-A, Private Practice and
Gail Richard, Department Chair, Communication Disorders and Sciences, Eastern Illinois
University
    Auditory or Language Processing Disorder: Sorting Out the Difference

Laura Justice, Professor, The Ohio State University
    Integrating Literacy into Speech-Language Intervention: A Research-Based
       Perspective
    Collaborating with Preschool Teachers to Create Language-Rich Classroom
       Environments

John E. McCook, Ed. D., Consultant, Knoxville, TN.
    Effective Implementation of RtI

Gail Richard, Department Chair, Communication Disorders and Sciences, Eastern Illinois
University
    Effective Intervention Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Lisa Scott, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Assistant Professor, Florida State University
     Functional Strategies for School-Age Children Who Stutter

Wayne A. Secord, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, The Ohio State University
   Articulation and Phonological Intervention: Moving Beyond “GIT-R-DONE”

Gail Van Tatenhove, SLP, AACell, Inc, Orlando, FL.
       Extreme Make-over: AAC Edition

Julie Weatherly, Educational Consultant/Attorney Resolutions in Special Education, Inc., Mobile,
Alabama
     What’s New in Special Education Law?
       A Review of Recent Court Decisions and Other Happenings!

    GOSSLP will present a session on Georgia Issues for School-Based SLPs
                                             AGENDA
Thursday
7:45-8:30          REGISTRATION MATERIALS PICK-UP
8:30-9:45          CONCURRENT SESSIONS
          A. Effective Implementation of RtI
          B. Effective Intervention Strategies for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
          C. Integrating Literacy into Speech-Language Intervention: A Research-Based
             Perspective
          D. Functional Strategies for School-Age Children Who Stutter
          E. Extreme Make-over: The AAC Edition

9:45-10:15             BREAK Visit Vendor Displays

10:15-11:30        CONCURRENT SESSIONS (continued)

11:30-1:00         LUNCH (on your own) and GOSSLP Membership Meeting

1:00-3:45              CONCURRENT SESSIONS (with break from 2:15-2:30)
            F.   Session A Continued (RtI)
            G.   Repeat of Session B (Autism)
            H.   Repeat of Session C (Literacy)
            I.   Session D Continued (Stuttering)
            J.   Repeat of Session E (AAC)
                          

Friday
8:30-9:45               CONCURRENT SESSIONS
            K.   Auditory or Language Processing Disorder: Sorting out the Difference
            L.   Effective Implementation of RtI
            M.   Articulation and Phonological Intervention: Moving Beyond “GIT-R- DONE”
            N.   Collaborating with Preschool Teachers to Create Language-Rich Classroom
                 Environments
            O.   What’s New in Special Education Law” A Review of Recent Court Decisions and
                 Other Happenings!


9:45-10:15             BREAK Visit Vendor Displays

10:15-11:30        CONCURRENT SESSIONS (continued)

11:30-12:45         LUNCH (on your own)

12:45-3:30             CONCURRENT SESSIONS (with break from 2:00-2:15)
            P.   Continuation of Session K (Auditory Processing)
            Q.   Continuation of Session L (RtI)
            R.   Repeat of Session M (Articulation/Phonological Intervention)
            S.   Repeat of Session N (Collaborating with Preschool Teachers)
            T.   Georgia Issues for School Based SLPs (GO SSLP Panel)
      BEST PRACTICES IN PUBLIC SCHOOL SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
             Thursday and Friday, March 12 & 13, 2009 - REGISTRATION FORM

Name________________________________________

Position (i.e., SLP, Supervisor, etc.) ____________________________________

StreetAddress_________________________________________________ Apt. No. ______________

City _____________________________________ State _________ Zip Code ___________________

School System __________________________________________

Do you need any ADA accommodations? If yes, please attach a description.

Home Telephone ______________________ Business Telephone _______________________

E-Mail_________________________________

Check Enclosed: _____Registration $95.00

Join GO SSLP for 2009: _____New Member $35.00 OR _____Renewal $35.00

Total for registration and membership: _____ $130.00 (GO SSLP membership will be good until
December, 2009)

NO ON-SITE REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Registration deadline: Feb. 1, 2009 or when
a limit of 1,100 is reached.

*SLPs in Metro Atlanta school systems will be registered through their SLP department. You will
be contacted by your supervisor.

GO SSLP members and Metro Consortium members have first priority for conference registration.

For GO SSLP members who do not work in Metro Atlanta School Systems:
MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO: GOSSLP (no fax, purchase orders or credit cards)
Mail this registration form, with a check, to:
        GO SSLP
        Ruth Callahan
        3655 Marlborough Dr.
        Tucker, GA 30084

 To cancel your registration, email Ruth Callahan at                   For office use only:
 ruth_a_callahan@fc.dekalb.k12.ga.us. Allow two to three weeks from    Personal check ____
 the date of cancellation to receive a refund. A $10.00 cancellation   School check______
 fee will be charged for each refund. NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE
 AFTER MARCH 5, 2009.

								
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