SECD faculty, students slated to present at NSLHA Fall Conference

The Barkley Memorial Center houses the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, as well as the Barkley Speech Language and Hearing Clinic.

SECD faculty, students slated to present at NSLHA Fall Conference

28 Sep 2021     By Kelcey Buck

Six faculty and four graduate students from the speech-language pathology and audiology programs at the Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders are among the speakers at the 2021 Nebraska Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSLHA) Fall Convention Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Kearney. 

The complete schedule of presentations featuring individuals from SECD is below. 

Thursday, Sept. 30

10:45 a.m. – Advances in Cochlear Implants – Michelle Hughes, Josh Sevier

5 p.m. poster – Effect of Compression and Prescriptive Procedure on Localization for Adults with Sensorineural Hearing Loss – Joslyn Parsons (Au.D. student)

5 p.m. poster – The Effects of EchoBlock on Speech Understanding for Cochlear Implant Users in Reverberant Conditions – Josie Zimmel (Au.D. student), Michelle Hughes

Friday, Oct. 1

10 a.m. – Aphasia Assessment & Intervention a Neurolinguistic Perspective – Kristy Weissling, Miechelle McKelvey (University of Nebraska at Kearney), Marissa Potter (SLP master’s student)

10 a.m. – Emotions and Middle School – Using Zones of Regulation to Give Common Language and Strategies for Big Emotions – Harmony Ames (SLP master’s alum)

10:20 a.m. – Emerging Trends in Vestibular-Visual Assessment and Treatment for a Concussion Population – Amanda Rodriguez, Hannah Hills (Creighton University)

3:15 p.m. – Evidence-Based Practice in Pediatric Dysphagia – Ross Westemeyer (SLP Ph.D. student), Angela Dietsch

3:15 p.m. – Evidence-Based Candidacy & Treatment Options for Children & Adults with Mild Hearing Loss – Kathryn Wiseman (Boys Town National Research Hospital), Marc Brennan, Cindy Johnson (Children’s Hospital – Omaha)

Visit the NSLHA website for more information about the organization and its fall convention.

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