Past Programs Hosted By DSHA

Past Programs Hosted By DSHA:

DSHA has been providing high quality continuing education opportunities, inviting nationally and internationally recognized speakers to present full-day learning opportunities, as well as shorter evening educational opportunities. These educational offerings provide our membership current clinical and professional growth at a reasonable cost without extensive travel or time away from their professional and personal responsibilities.

Across the years, DSHA has proudly presented:


Building Cultural Capability: Application to Assessment and Treatment
Presenter:  Kyomi Gregory-Martin Ph.D., CCC-SLP


Verbal Short-Term Memory Components of Language Impairment in Aphasia:  Theory, Assessment and Treatment
Presenters:  Wendy Greenspan, MA, CCC-SLP and Nadine Martin, PhD

Multi-Tiered Systems of Support Framework: Basic Concepts for SLPs
Presenter:  Dr. Lesley Sylvan, MS, EdM, EdD

Unraveling the Mysteries of AAC
Presenter:  Cory Peters M.S., CCC-SLP

Virtual Conference Series:
Empowering the SLP and Raising Awareness for DLD
Presenter:Elizabeth P. Lucas, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Developmental Language Disorder as a Neurodevelopmental Disability
Presenter:  Karla K. McGregor, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Double Trouble: Differences and Similarities between Developmental Language Disorder and Dyslexia
Presenter:  Hope Sparks Lancaster, Ph.D.

Curriculum-Based Interventions for Children with DLD
Presenters:  Amanda Owen Van Horne, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL and Samantha Weatherford, MPH, MS, CCC-SLP

Bilingual considerations for DLD
Presenter:  Raúl Rojas, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Language Screening to Improve the Identification of Developmental Language Disorder and Promote Academic Achievement for All Students
Presenter:  Suzanne M. Adlof, Ph.D.


Introduction to the SCERTS® Model – Specially Designed Instruction for Autistic Individuals
Presenter:  Amy C. Laurent Ph.D., OTR/L

Assessing Young Children’s Language Comprehension Using the Latest Science: The Quick Interactive Language Screener (QUILS)
Presenter:Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, PhD

Motor Speech Disorders: A crash course on neuroanatomy, differential diagnoses,
and an overview of management
Presenters:  Jessica H. Bahls MS, CCC-SLP, Evan Usler, PhD, and Ho Ming Chow, PhD


Gender Affirmative Voice and Communication: a Pediatric Focus
Presenter:  Wendy Vastine, CCC-SLP

Esophageal Dysphagia – Beyond Basics
Presenter:  Dale Gregore, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S


Assessing & Treating Auditory-Language Processing Disorders
Presenter:  Jeanane M. Ferre, PhD, CCC-A

Individual and Group Treatment for Adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia
Presenters: Alyssa Lanzi, Ph.D., CCC-SLP and Matthew Cohen, Ph.D.


Voice Disorders in Children: Preventing, Identifying, Evaluating and Treating
Presenter:  Nancy B. Swigert, M.A., CCC-SLP, BCS-S

Functional Language Intervention Goes Well with a Spoonful of SUGAR
Presenter:  Robert Owens Jr., PhD, CCC-SLP

The Use of Breath Support as a Tool for Dysarthria Management
Presenters:  Carlene Osweiler, MA, CCC-SLP andJamie Bradford, PT, DPT


Dynamic Assessment and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Language
Presenter:  Douglas B. Petersen, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

What’s Happening in Special Education Law? Recent Court and Agency Decisions
Presenter:  Julie J. Weatherly, Esq,

Primary Progressive Aphasia: A review and practical applications for SLP assessment and treatment
Presenter: Mindy Myers MA, CCC-SLP


Intervention for individuals with Behavior Challenges and Severe Communication Disorders
Presenter:  Sherri Sancibrian, MS CCC/SLP, BCS-CL

Childhood Apraxia: Evaluation and Therapy Challenges: Therapy-Rich and Video Enhanced
Presenter: David Hammer, MS CCC/SLP


TBI in Childhood and Adolescence: Myths, Challenges, and What to do about it
Presenter: Angela Hein Ciccia Ph.D.

Children with Highly Unintelligible Speech: AAC is Easier than You Think!
Presenter: Cathy Binger, Ph.D.


Aligning Speech Language Assessment and Treatment with the Common Core State Standards
Presenter: Susan W. Floyd, Ph.D

Working Effectively With School-Age Children Who Stutter
Presenter: Joseph Donaher, Ph.D.


New Voice: Biomechanics, Biology, Learning & Personalization
Presenter: Kittie Verdolini Abbott, Ph.D.

PODD Communication Books Two Day Workshop: Multi-Modal Communication Strategies for Children who have Complex Communication Needs
Presenter: Linda Burkhart, MS CCC/SLP

Evidence Based Practice: Vocabulary Interventions
Presenter: Judy Montgomery, Ph.D.


Foundations of Clinical Supervision
Presenter: Carol Dudding, Ph.D.

Late, Lost and Unprepared: Helping Students with Executive Functioning
Presenter: Laurie Dietzel, Ph.D.


Brain Basis of Autism; Effects on Learning and Language Development
Presenter: Diane Williams, Ph.D.

Clinical Management of Language and Short Term Memory Impairments in Aphasia
Presenter: Nadine Martin, Ph.D. et al


Extreme Makeover: The AAC Edition
Presenter: Gail Van Tatenhove, CCC/SLP

Childhood Apraxia and Facilitating Speech Intelligibility
Presenter: Pamela Marshalla, Ph.D.


Cochlear Implants: medical Issues and Rehabilitation Strategies
Presenter: Michael Texido, MD et al.

Overlapping Issues: Exploring the Complexities of Mental Health Issues and Developmental Needs in Children with ASD, Anxiety Disorder and Mood Disorders
Presenter: Barbara Quinn, RN


START with Prevention: How Intervention BEFORE Assessment Makes Sense
Presenter: Barbara Moore Brown

Bilingual Intervention with Second Language Learners: Theory and Practice
Presenter: Raul Rojas


Auditory and Language Processing Disorders: Differentiating in Assessment and Intervention Strategies
Presenter: Gail Richard, Ph.D.

Enhancing Phonological and Metaphonological Skills in Children with Highly Unintelligible Speech
Presenter: Barbara Hodson, Ph.D


Navigating Cyber Space: Information and Intervention Materials on the Internet
Presenter: Judith Kuster

ADHD and Memory Problems in Children
Presenter: Judith Heyer

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