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7 PM US/EDT Webinar – The Association Method: A Collaborative Approach to Treating Childhood Apraxia of Speech and Literacy in the Classroom

This event is on May 21, 2014 7:00pm


About this Event

Date and Time:

May 21, 2014 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (US/EDT.)

Overview of Webinar:

The Association Method is a structured, phonetic, incremental, and multisensory approach for teaching speech, language, and literacy. This webinar will explore background and principles of the Association Method and how its use has shown benefits in literacy skills of students with Childhood Apraxia of Speech at TALK Institute and School in Newtown Square, Pennsylvania. The presentation will highlight ways in which the Association Method incorporates principles of Motor Learning Theory through structured practice and classroom carryover activities. Three presenters (two SLPs and one reading specialist) will share strategies for collaboration between SLPs and educators addressing literacy and CAS in the classroom.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this Webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Describe basic components of the Association Method.
  • List ways in which the Association Method incorporates principles of Motor Learning Theory.
  • Identify five components of literacy and how they relate to the Association Method.
  • List strategies for collaboration with classroom teachers and literacy specialists.

Timed Agenda

Minutes 1-10       Association Method Intro and Background

Minutes 10-20     Demonstration of the Association Method

Minutes 20-30    CAS and the Association Method

Minutes 30-40   Collaboration within the program

Minutes 40-50   CAS and Literacy

Minutes 50-60   Collaboration with classroom teachers

Minutes 60-70   Overview and Strategies for collaboration

Minutes 70-90   Questions and answers

Registration Information

Regular Registration: $35           Registration with ASHA CEU’s: $50

CASANA charges an additional fee of $15.00 for those professionals who want CASANA to process and submit continuing education information to ASHA. The additional fee is retained by CASANA and is not an ASHA fee.

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Featured Speakers

Mollie1Mary M. Miller, M.S., Ed., is a reading specialist at TALK Institute and School where she works with students who have reading disabilities/delays due to their intensive speech and language deficits. She received her Bachelor of Science from Saint Joseph’s University and her Master of Science in Education with a concentration in reading from Saint Joe’s as well. Mary is a member of the International Reading Association and Alpha Upsilon Alpha honors society. She is a doctoral candidate studying reading diagnosis at Widener University. She has been trained by speech-language pathologists in the Association Method, and has been trained in Rapid Prompting Method.

Nicole1Nicole A. Silva, M.A., CCCSLP is a licensed speech-language pathologist working with children and adolescents with intensive speech and language needs at TALK Institute and School in Newtown Square, PA. She obtained her Bachelor of Science at Emerson College and her Master of Arts at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Nicole is a current member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA); ASHA Special Interest Group 2: Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders; ASHA Special Interest Group 16: School based Issues; and Pennsylvania Speech Language Hearing Association (PSHA). She has been trained in PROMPT and Rapid Prompting Method.

Maria Unger1Maria T. Unger, M.A., CCCSLP is a speech-language pathologist at TALK Institute and School in Newtown Square, PA. In addition to her work at Talk, Maria is a cofounder Of TEEMS Inc, an early intervention agency located in Aston, PA. She has been in practice for over 18 years working with children and specializing in motor speech disorders, feeding, and early childhood language development. Maria has served as an Apraxia Consultant for several school districts, working with district therapists, helping to serve children with CAS within their school systems. She has also served as an adjunct instructor at Misericordia University. She holds a Masters Degree from West Chester University and has been trained in PROMPT and Rapid Prompting Method.

Disclosures:
Mary M. Miller, M.S., Ed., is a reading specialist at TALK Institute and School in Newtown Square, PA and receives compensation for her role there. The Talk Institute and School will receive compensation for this webinar presentation. There are no other relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Nicole A. Silva, M.A., CCCSLP is a licensed speech-language pathologist working at TALK Institute and School in Newtown Square, PA and receives compensation for her role there. The Talk Institute and School will receive compensation for this webinar presentation. There are no other relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.

Maria T. Unger, M.A., CCCSLP is a speech-language pathologist at TALK Institute and School in Newtown Square, PA. She is also a cofounder of TEEMS Inc, an early intervention agency located in Aston, PA. She is compensated for her roles in both locations. The Talk Institute and School will receive compensation for this webinar presentation. There are no other relevant financial or non-financial relationships to disclose.