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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

iHope School in NYC Needs a Director of Speech & Hearing!

What:  iHope is a highly specialized brain injury school in New York City

Here is an excerpt from their ad:
Director of Speech, Language and Hearing - Job Description
Position and Responsibilities
The Director of Speech, Language and Hearing will be responsible for managing
(hiring and evaluating) a team of full-time therapists including Speech-Language
Pathologists and Hearing Educators. The candidate is required to have clinical
experience with pediatric acquired brain injury and will be responsible for ensuring
the highest level of care evaluating the speech, language, oral motor and pediatric
dysphagia, while implementing comprehensive, evidence based treatment to an
assigned patient caseload. The ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary
team including teachers, service providers, and administrators.

Where:  Download the job description and information form using this link:
iHope Speech & Hearing Director

Monday, November 6, 2017

AAC in the Desert Workshops! Linda Burkhart & Caroline Musselwhite, March 1 & 2, 2018!

WHAT:  The exciting AAC in the Desert Event is back!  This year it's a bit scaled down, with two 1-day workshops.  We will not have an Exhibit Hall or Hands On Stations, but we will have a pizza party & singalong (hopefully featuring Snoopi Botten - more about that later!)

WHO & WHEN:  Speakers include:
March 1, 2018:  Linda J Burkhart will present from 8:30 - 4:30 on Multi-Modal Communication and Learning Strategies for Children Who Face Significant Disabilities.
She will cover:

-       What We Know about Brain Function
-       Multimodal & Learning Strategies
-       Aided Language Stimulation
-       Goal Setting and Data Selection
-       Visual Challenges
-       Beginning Implementation:  Tips & Tricks for Making It Easy

March 2, 2018:  Dr. Caroline Ramsey Musselwhite will present from 8:30 - 4:30 on Communication All Day Long:  Communication Circles, Social Scripts, and MORE!
Topics include:

-       Debunking the Myths of AAC
-       Supporting Aided Language Input During Shared Reading
-       Setting Up Communication Circles (typical peers learn to model & interact using AAC)
-       Using Social Scripts (for quick, highly successful interactions)

More information about speakers is available at:  www.gompers.org/AAC2018

WHERE:    This workshop will be held at the beautiful Ability 360 Center in Phoenix, AZ, in the Nina Pulliam Conference Center.  A continental breakfast and buffet lunch will be provided each day.

HOW TO REGISTER:  Go to this site to register!  Super Early Bird date is November 15, 2017.
AAC in the Desert Registration

Download the Flyer:  

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Columbus, OH, 11-30-17 Supporting Literacy for All Children Workshop

What:  Full day workshop!
This session will enhance and support teachers in
providing effective literacy instruction for students of all
ages with significant disabilities and limited language
skills. Topics to be addressed include strategies and
resources that support literacy instruction, creating
engaging opportunities for children to explore and
understand text, designing age respectful learning
opportunities and strategies for assessment and progress monitoring of literacy skills. Light and high
tech supports and resources for literacy will be

Where & When:  
Educational Service Center of Central Ohio
2080 Citygate Drive,
Columbus, OH 43219

Thursday, November 30, 9am - 4pm

 This workshop is sponsored by  the State Support Team, and is a project of the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio

How & How Much:
No cost for Ohio residents.
For more info:  Contact Leslie Barrett at 614.753.4694 or  Leslie.Barrett@escco.org
Download the flyer here:  Literacy For All Flyer