ArSHA Presents:
Diversity, Science and Clinical Practice

April 10 &11, 2015

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix in Tempe, Arizona (formerly The Fiesta Inn)

Convention plans are shaping up!
Events include Exhibitors, Friday Happy Hour, the Praxis Bowl and the Silent Auction
(don’t forget your checkbook or cash!)

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Differential Diagnosis and Management of Vocal Tremor versus Spasmodic Dysphonia
Clinical Methods for Evaluating Dysphagia

Julie Barkmeier-Kraemer, PhD (a.m. and p.m.)

Misdiagnosis of Speech and Language Disorders in Bilingual Children: Pitfalls and Solutions
Leah Fabiano-Smith, PhD (a.m. and p.m.)

A Plymorphism in Human Estrogen-Related Receptor Beta predicts Noise-Induced Hearing Loss
Ishan Bhatt, PhD (p.m.)

Evaluating for AAC Apps and/or Devices
Debby McBride (a.m.)

Speech-Language Pathology and Concussion Management in Grades K-12
Sarah Dachtyl, PhD and Laurel Harris (a.m.)

Autism-Building Speech and Literacy Skills with Printed Cues!
Kelli Richmond (p.m.)

The Versatility of Narrative Assessment: Innovation in the Real World
Trina Spencer, PhD (a.m. and p.m.)

More than Speech Perception: Benefits of Amplification for Listening and Learning
Andrea Pittman, PhD (a.m.)

Holes in audiology: Re-framing the theoretical bases of clinical practice
Oneil Guthrie, PhD (a.m. and p.m.)

Technology Update: Audiologic and Otologic Perspectives
Kelly Hernandez, AuD, Naomi Hixson, Curtis Vanture, Mark Syms, M.D. (p.m.)

Relevant Issues Surrounding the Assessment of English Language Learning Children Suspected of Primary Language Impairment
Robert Kraemer, PhD, Jessica Carrizo, Alejandra Montelongo (a.m.)

Language Sampling Made Quick and Easy: SUGAR
Robert Owens, PhD (p.m.)


Feeding the Young Child, Setting the Stage for Mealtime Success
Randi Morgan and Emily Areinoff (a.m.)

Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation: LSVT LOUD from Parkinson disease to Pediatrics
Cynthia Fox, PhD (p.m.)

Making Language Intervention Fun and Functional
Robert Owens, PhD (a.m. and p.m.)

Speechie Freebies
Mary Keeney and Ann Gortarez (p.m.)

Patients with Tongue Cancer, SLP's guide from Rehabilitation to Lymphedema
Carolyn Abraham (a.m.)

L.E.N.D Yourself to Interdisciplinary Collaboration: An Introduction to Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
Katherine Mahosky, Ed.D, Jesirae Juarz, Ethan Wash (a.m.)

Let's Get Telepractical: Nuts & Bolts of Speech Telepractice
Michael Towey (p.m.)

Culturally Relevant Issues and Treatment Implications for Latinos
Fe Murray, EdD (a.m.)

Motivation Interviewing: How to Turn “Small Talk” into “Change Talk”
Judith King, PhD, Fe Murray, EdD (a.m.)

Successful Strategies by SLPAs in Schools
Catherine Bacon, Hyrum Borrego, Emily Chambers, Alicia Prince, Taylor Troutt, Mackenna Nelson, Cassie Elias (a.m.)

Pragmatic Language Evaluation
Jennifer Salmon and Lorri Andrews (a.m.)

Moving beyond 1:1 Therapy: Group Therapy for Aphasia
Fabiane Hirsch, Ph.D. (p.m.)

Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder: Diagnosis and Intervention Strategies
Barbara Cone, Ph.D., Cass Faux, Linda Norrix, Ph.D., David Velenovsky, Ph.D. (p.m.)

Avoidance Reduction Therapy for Children Who Stutter (a.m.)
Differential Diagnosis of Fluency Disorders (p.m.)

Vivian Sisskin

Technical Sessions: Saturday PM
Measuring the relationship between lexical and phonological ability in preschoolers
Brooke Santos and Anna Sosa

Adolescents’ Perceptions of Adult Stuttering Self-Disclosure
Judith King, Ph.D., Lauren Montgomery, Gabrielle Posner, Joanna Wong, Brooke Maley, Kelsey Raab, Antonia Walton

Accuracy and Reliability of Judgments of Nasality in Toddlers’ Speech
Kristin Rumery, Caety Chong, Amy Lougher, Jeannette Hoit, Kate Bunton

Myofunctional Disorders and /s/ and /z/ Misarticulation in College Students
Juliet Weinhold, Ph.D. and David Stettler

Service Provision of Feeding and Swallowing in Arizona
Cynthia Fangman Farrell, MSN, CCC-SLP; Gabrielle Posner; Brooke Santos; Joanna Wong

Implementation of a Dysphagia Screening Tool for Interprofessional Service Delivery
Joanna Wong, Kim Allen, Emi Isaki, Ph.D.

Neuroimaging Evidence of Language and Music Reorganization Post-Stroke
Julia Cai

The Effects of Traumatic Brain Injury on Bilingual Language Control
Ileana Ratiu

Examining Reminiscence Therapy over Telepractice in Individuals with Moderate Dementia
Lauren Crane and Emi Isaki, Ph.D.

Velopharyngeal Function During Speech Production in Individuals with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis
Kaitlyn Kelhetter

*Presentation schedule may change.

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Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Phoenix
2100 S. Priest Drive
Tempe, AZ 85282

Please note that the Doubletree by Hilton has a room block for the ArSHA Convention.  You must make your reservation by Friday, March 20, 2015, to get the ArSHA room rate.  The room rates are:

$123 Single and Double Rate
$133 Triple Rate
$143 Quad Rate

Reservations can be made online at or by calling 1-800-528-6481.

Driving Directions:
From the South (Tucson)
I10 West to exit 153B - Broadway Road. Turn right onto Broadway Road. Drive 1.3 miles. The hotel is on the Southwest corner of Priest and Broadway.

From the North (Flagstaff)
South on I17 to I10 E.  Exit on 153B - Broadway Road. Turn left onto Broadway Road.  Drive 1.3 miles. Hotel is on the Southwest corner of Priest and Broadway.

From the airport:
West on 202 to Priest. Go South to Broadway. Hotel is on the Southwest corner of Priest and Broadway.

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ArSHA Convention Fees

Price includes continental breakfast, morning break, lunch and afternoon break on both days.

Early Bird Registration 2 Days:
□  $225 Association Member
□  $350 Non-Member
□  3 or more ArSHA members, same agency, $200/person
□  $100 Student Member
□  $100 Parent (cannot be licensed as SLP/AuD)

Early Bird Registration 1 Day:
Friday -or- Saturday
□  $175 Association Member
□  $225 Non-Member
□  3 or more ArSHA members, same agency, $160/person
□  $50 Student Member
□  $50 Parent (cannot be licensed as SLP/AuD)

Audiology Registration 1 Day:
□ $95 Audiology 1 Day (Friday Only)

Late Fee After Wednesday, March 18, 2015
□ + $30 2 Day Late Fee
□ + $30 1 Day Late Fee

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Dear Exhibitors,

Please find below the ArSHA 2015 Exhibitor Packet containing detailed information about the ArSHA 55th Annual Convention to be held on April 10th and April 11th at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton in Tempe, Arizona. On behalf of ArSHA, I would like to invite you to register as soon as possible. Space is limited. Advertising and sponsorship deadline is March 20, 2015.

Exhibitor Prospectus, Exhibitor Contract and Application, and Exhibitor Registration:

1. Please Review the Exhibitor Prospectus carefully as it contains important information about the Convention.
(Click to download: Exhibitor Prospectus)

2. Refer to the DoubleTree Suites map to select your space from the available tables. You must select your top four (4) choices. (Click to download a map: DoubleTree Convention Center)

3. Please note these special shipment instructions, should you be needing to ship/send anything to the DoubleTree Suites for the convention: Shipment Instructions

4. Complete the Exhibitor Application and Contract. (Click to download: Exhibitor Application and Contract)
Please be sure to indicate:
a. Number of Tables ($550 for 6’ table/2days- includes tablecloth, 2 chairs, food and beverages 2 days; limit 2 persons per table for 2 day)
b. Electrical Needs ($30.00 per day)
c. Internet Needs ($50.00 per day)

5. Complete one Exhibitor Registration for each exhibitor (limit two per table). (Click to download Exhibitor Registration)

6. Fax completed Exhibitor Application and Contract, and Exhibitor Registration forms to (815) 550-2337.   PLEASE DO NOT FAX THEM TO THE  DOUBLETREE SUITES BY HILTON.

7. Please mail payment by March 20, 2015 to:

ArSHA 2015 Convention
Attn: ArSHA 2015 Exhibitor
700 McKnight Park Drive, Suite 708
Pittsburgh, PA 15237

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Thank you in advance for your support of ArSHA’s 55th Annual Convention!

ArSHA Exhibits Coordinator
700 McKnight Park Drive, Suite 708
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Phone: 855-727-2836
Fax: 888-729-3489
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