Educational Events

Upcoming Educational Events

 

Feb 14, Feb 28, Mar 7, 2023 The George Hull Centre Institute of Childhood Trauma and Attachment presents Trauma Informed Care in Speech-Language Pathology 2023 - Institute of Childhood Trauma & Attachment
In this training you will learn about the neurobiology of trauma and the connection to speech, language and communication development. You will also learn what trauma informed care is and how to apply it to speech, language and communication work with children from birth to six years old. And in the last session, you’ll learn how to talk to families about trauma, including typical scenarios you’ll encounter and things you can say. Content is applicable to Canadian practice guidelines.
On demand International Dyslexia Association of Ontario presents Basics of Decoding and Spelling Instruction
Learn how to teach decoding and spelling with structured literacy instruction!  This is a 5 unit course that provides instruction on how to teach decoding and spelling so that all students can learn to read and spell! It will transform your teaching so that you can reach all students!  Cost and registration information: IDA Learning Portal: Basics of Decoding and Spelling Instruction (idaontario.com)

Webinars

Podcast How to Complete Assessments Over Teletherapy
This 30 min podcast provides ideas to thoroughly assess your new patients over teletherapy to ensure great success!
Podcast Get it Write! Why and How to Incorporate Writing into School-Based SLP Practice
Explain the value of “authentic writing” to promote student engagement, motivation, and sociocultural-linguistic identity.  Analyze a student writing sample for microstructural vs. macrostructural features. Connect writing goals to language and speech outcomes, as well as to grade-level curriculum and learning standards.
Videos Swallowing Videos
These are short videos (2-3 minutes) that are on YouTube, ideal for the SLP working in the area of dysphagia to share with patients and families.
Webinar Socialthinking presents: Demystifying Executive Functions: What They Are and How to Teach Them (1 hour)
Instructor: Michelle Garcia Winner.  Insight on how to break down executive functions and two strategies to help students improve their executive functioning.  Register here: Socialthinking - Demystifying Executive Functions
Webinar Practical Strategies to Managing Difficult Behaviors in Young Clients-Free Course | SpeechTherapyPD.com (1 hour)
This free introductory course will teach clinicians effective and practical strategies to manage challenging and defiant behavior in their young clients. Various forms of challenging behaviors, as well as possible reasons, will be discussed.
Webinar International Association of Communication Sciences and Disorders presents SSD and CAS – Should Motor Planning disorder be classified in children? (1 hour 23 minutes)
Description: We have long debated terminology for describing the needs of children with communication impairment. The IALP Child Speech Committee have organized a series of panel meetings, ‘What’s in a name? How should we describe and define speech sound disorder in children and why does it matter?’, to discuss the overlap and distinctions between the label ‘Speech Sound Disorder’ and other closely related conditions.
Learning Module The Aphasia Institute presents their FREE Intro to SCA™ eLearning module
The easy-to-follow module provides an overview of the basic concepts of SCA™. Participants will get a better understanding of aphasia and how it affects communication and also learn SCA™ techniques to decrease language barriers and improve access to healthcare for individuals with aphasia.  It takes approximately 60-minutes and can be completed over multiple seat times. Participants receive a certificate upon completion.  Here's a LINK to their website for more details.

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