The Delaware Speech-Language Hearing Association
is hosting its first Virtual Conference Series
(register at https://dsha.org/dsha-events-fall-2022-virtual-conference-series/
) which will be focused on the topic of Developmental Language Disorder
. This series will include ten hours of continuing education content over five consecutive weeks leading up to International DLD Awareness Day (October 14, 2022). The speakers, topics, and dates will be as follows:
6:30 to 8:30 pm Eastern Standard Time:
Wednesday, September 14th: Elizabeth Lucas – Empowering the SLP and Raising Awareness for DLD and Karla McGregor – Developmental Language Disorder as a Neurodevelopmental Disability
Thursday, September 22nd: Dr. Hope Sparks Lancaster – Double Trouble: Differences and Similarities between Developmental Language Disorder and Dyslexia
Thursday, September 29th: Dr. Amanda Van Horne and Samantha Weatherford – Curriculum-Based Interventions for Children with DLD
Thursday, October 6th: Dr. Raúl Rojas – Bilingual Considerations for DLD
Thursday, October 13th: Dr. Suzanne Adlof – Language Screening to Improve the Identification of Developmental Language Disorder and Promote Academic Achievement for All Students
These courses have been registered with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. You are able to register for all 5 of the events in a discounted bundle
. You may also register for individual courses.
Members, non-members, life and student members, and parents/caregivers should register separately. Members should log into the website before attempting to register. If you would like to become a DSHA member prior to registering you may do so here: https://dsha.org/membership-account/membership-levels/
A Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees only, the day before the event.
Partial credit will not be awarded, attendance will be monitored throughout the presentation.
A post-test will be sent to all attendees during the event and must be completed and returned to DSHA within 48 hours of the event in order to receive a certificate of attendance.
Additionally, in order to receive a certificate of attendance, an attendee must be a registered DSHA member or, pay the non-member registration fee in advance of the event. Failure to meet one of these conditions will result in the attendee not receiving their certificate of attendance and their attendance will not be reported to ASHA.
DSHA will not contact attendees to obtain fees or send reminders regarding completion of post-tests. If you are uncertain of your DSHA membership status please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event planned for September 29th is no additional charge for any individual who wishes to attend however all interested parties should still register in order to receive the Zoom link and a certificate of attendance.
To register, please click on the link that describes your membership status:
For current DSHA Members, click here
For current DSHA Lifetime or Student Members, click here
For those who are not members of DSHA, click here
For parents/caregivers wishing to attend, click here