Online Conferences Register for the ASHA Audiology 2010 online conference on early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) and get the benefit of live interaction with leading researchers and clinicians—without leaving home. The online conference will be held from Wed., Oct. 13, to Mon., Oct. 25. Log on to the conference from ... ASHA News
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ASHA News   |   September 01, 2010
Online Conferences
The ASHA Leader, September 2010, Vol. 15, 31. doi:10.1044/leader.AN3.15112010.31
The ASHA Leader, September 2010, Vol. 15, 31. doi:10.1044/leader.AN3.15112010.31
Audiology
Register for the ASHA Audiology 2010 online conference on early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) and get the benefit of live interaction with leading researchers and clinicians—without leaving home.
The online conference will be held from Wed., Oct. 13, to Mon., Oct. 25. Log on to the conference from home, work, or the nearest coffee shop and connect with distinguished faculty, including Joni Alberg, Theresa Caraway, Brandt Culpepper, Leisha Eiten, Maureen Greer, Jeffrey Hoffman, Gayla Hutsell, Christine Yoshinaga-Itano, Patti Martin, Patricia Roush, Susan Scollie, Bradley Schaefer, Jane Seaton, and Karl White.
Conference participants can:
  • Access pre-recorded lectures on a variety of topics related to EHDI at any time of day while the conference is in session.

  • Participate in live chat sessions with conference presenters to earn additional CEUs.

  • Network with colleagues from around the world using the chats or discussion forums.

Conference topics include delivery of audiology services to medically fragile and premature infants, use of a test-battery approach in early diagnosis of hearing loss, behavioral audiologic assessment of infants and young children, infant hearing aid fitting, transition from early intervention to the next step, and more.
For more information or to register, visit the Audiology Conference web page.
Stuttering
A three-week online stuttering conference—People Who Stutter, INSPIRE!—will be held Oct. 1–22 in conjunction with the 13th annual International Stuttering Awareness Day (ISAD) on Oct. 22.
Designed to raise awareness about the challenges experienced by people who stutter, ISAD is an international effort by people who stutter and their families, students, and professionals (educators, researchers, and clinicians) interested in stuttering. The event is cosponsored and recognized by major international stuttering organizations including the International Stuttering Association, European League of Stuttering Associations, International Fluency Association, and ASHA Special Interest Division 4, Fluency and Fluency Disorders.
The online conferencewill be hosted by Judith Kuster, emeritus professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato, whose column appears regularly in The ASHA Leader. The event will feature several reader-friendly papers by professionals and people who stutter from around the world.
Participants can read conference papers and interact with the presenters on easy-to-use threaded discussions attached to each paper during the three weeks the conference is “live.” Papers from this and all past conferenceremain online.
In addition, several professionals with expertise in fluency disorders will respond to questions from clinicians, people who stutter, and their families in “The Prof is In” feature.
The ISAD online conferenceis freely available and can be taken for 1.5 CEUs or one graduate or undergraduate university credit.
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