SECD faculty, students to make 20 presentations at ASHA Convention


SECD faculty, students to make 20 presentations at ASHA Convention

08 Nov 2018    By Kelcey Buck

A total of 13 individuals representing the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders will make 20 presentations at the annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention Nov. 15-17 in Boston.

Overall, 23 faculty and students from SECD are listed as authors on 22 different presentations at the three-day convention. The full schedule for the 20 presentations by Nebraska faculty and students is below. All UNL authors are listed, with presenting authors in bold.

Thursday, Nov. 15
10:15 a.m. – Seminar – “Forward Thinking in the Speech & Language Sciences: A Panel Presentation and Discussion” – Steven Barlow
11:00 a.m. – Poster – “Assessing, Treating, & Supporting Writing After Traumatic Brain Injury” – Carly Dinnes
1:30 p.m. – Poster – “Prevalence of Vestibular Deficits Associated with Gentamicin Use in Nicaragua” – Kelly Malcolm, Sherri Jones
1:30 p.m. – Seminar – “Practical Strategies for Providing Basic AAC Intervention for Very early Communicators with Autism” – Cynthia Cress
3:00 p.m. – Poster – “Assessing Skills & Treatment Progress in Preintentional Communicators with CCN of all Ages: The BCBS” – Cynthia Cress, Teresa Parrill, Janice Swanson, Rebekah Hutchinson
4:30 p.m. – Poster – “Screening for Communication Risk Before 12 Months with CISS: Preliminary Data Predicting Communication Outcomes” – Cynthia Cress, Teresa Andrews, Janice Swanson, Taylor Johnson, Paige Thompson, Rachel Eaton, Katherine Fischer

Friday, Nov. 16
8:00 a.m. – Seminar – “Connecting Clinical Teaching to Clinical Practice: Practical Examples in CSD” – Angela Dietsch
9:00 a.m. – Poster – “Examining Self-Efficacy as a Multi-Dimensional Construct for Service Provision to Children with Traumatic Brain Injury – Judy Harvey
10:30 a.m. – Poster – “Writing Changes & Perceptions After Traumatic Brain Injury: ‘Oh, by the way, I can’t Write’” – Carly Dinnes, Morgan Holmen, Alaina Martens, Megan Smith
2:30 p.m. – Poster – “Automatic Feature Discrimination of Non-Nutritive Suck Dynamics Among Extremely Preterm Infants” – McKenzie Ochoa, Chunxiao Liao, Alejandra Marquez, Steven Barlow
2:30 p.m. – Poster – “EmPOWER: An Adaptable Writing Intervention for All Writers” – Carly Dinnes
3:45 p.m. – Seminar – “How Does It Feel? Sensation Perception in Dysphagia Management” – Angela Dietsch
3:45 p.m. – Seminar – “Augmentative and Alternative Communication Clinical Assessment Project: Protocol for Assessment of Children with Cerebral Palsy” – Kristy Weissling
3:45 p.m. – Seminar – “Functional & Structural Aging of the Vestibular System” – Sherri Jones
4:00 p.m. – ePoster – “Results of a Memory Training Workshop for Older Adults” – Judy Harvey
5:00 p.m. – Seminar – “Augmentative and Alternative Communication Clinical Assessment Project: Protocol for Assessment of Individuals with ALS” – Kristy Weissling

Saturday, Nov. 17
10:00 a.m. – Poster – “Using Compensatory Strategies to Live Successfully with Traumatic Brain Injury Sequelae” – Carly Dinnes
11:30 a.m. – Poster – “Non-nutritive Suck Pattern Stability in Extremely Premature Infants as a Function of Pulmonary Status” – Alejandra Marquez, Chunxiao Liao, McKenzie Ochoa, Steven Barlow
5:00 p.m. – Seminar – “Current Practices in Pediatric Vestibular Evoked Myogenic Potential Testing” – Amanda Rodriguez
5:00 p.m. – Seminar – “Writing After Traumatic Brain Injury: Impact of Injury & Recommendations for Assessment and Treatment” – Carly Dinnes


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