A Research Roundtable with the University of Delaware Communications Sciences and Disorders Department Faculty

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A Research Roundtable with the University of Delaware Communications Sciences and Disorders Department Faculty

  • November 2, 2017
    1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

A Research Roundtable with the University of Delaware Communications Sciences and Disorders Department Faculty

When:  Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:30-8:30 PM at UD STAR campus

What:  Hors d’oeuvres and Student Poster Presentations: 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
               Professional Presentations: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Presented by:  Drs. Matthew Cohen, Rebecca Hunting Pompon, Li Sheng, Amanda Owen Van Horne, and Kittie Verdolini

Course Description:
Cutting edge evidence-based practice is presented by members of the University of Delaware’s Communication Sciences and Disorders faculty.  This talk will give a theoretical overview of the research domains of the CSCD faculty, including practical implications for work in each area.  Topics covered will include patient-reported outcomes measurements, language development in dual language learners, early language acquisition, the impact of chronic stress on aphasia management, developmental language disorders, and vocal fold structure and function.

Learner Objectives:

  • Attendees will understand how patient-reported outcome measures contribute to evidence-based practice.
  • Participants will be able to describe the potential impact of chronic stress on learning and memory, and summarize current and upcoming clinical research focusing on chronic stress in people with post-stroke aphasia.
  • Attendees will be able to describe the similarities and differences in language development patterns between Chinese-English and Spanish-English bilingual children.
  • Attendees will be able to describe ways to integrate complex syntax instruction into preschool classrooms serving at-risk children and children with language impairment.
  • Attendees will gain knowledge about the role of vocalization in wound healing in the larynx.

*2.0 CEs DELAWARE LICENSURE*
Attendance at no charge is a benefit of DSHA membership
$15 for CEs for non-DSHA members

REGISTRATION is strongly encouragedhttp://sites.udel.edu/cscd/2017/10/04/delaware-speech-language-hearing-association-research-roundtable/

If you have any questions, please call 302-831-3398 or email cvcook@udel.edu