2022 SCSHA Bios, Financial and Non-Financial Disclosures

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 2022 Annual Convention

 

Financial & Non-Financial Disclosures

 

Session 1 Presenters:

Brianna Miluk, MS, CCC-SLP , CLC
Brianna Miluk SLP, CLC is a home-based clinician who primarily serves infants and medically complex children with pediatric feeding disorders (PFDs). Bri strives to provide treatment that builds on responsiveness, interdisciplinary collaboration, zone of proximal development and principles of neuroplasticity. She also enjoys mentoring future SLPs.

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

Brianna is the founder and CEO of Pediatric Feeding Therapy, LLC. Bri receives a salary from Earthshine Speech and Language.

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Brianna is the cofounder and president of the Pediatric Feeding Disorder Foundation. She is also a volunteer ambassador for Feeding Matters. Brianna manages the Instagram page @pediatricfeedingSLP & is co-host of the podcast The Feeding Pod. Bri is the VP of Professional and Clinical Affairs for SCSHA.

 

 

Session 2 Presenters:

Jamy Claire Archer, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
JamyClaire Archer, a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina, is a Certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist and a Certified LSVT Clinician. Clinical interests include hearing loss, voice, especially the singer’s voice, vocal hygiene, and birth-to-three intervention. JamyClaire uses her voice therapy background to direct Heart of Columbia, an award-winning acapella chorus.

H. Nicole Herrod-Burrows, AuD., CCC-A
H. Nicole Herrod “Nikki” has been employed by The University of South Carolina Speech and Hearing Research Center since 2004 and serves on the Cochlear Implant Team. She earned both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Communication Sciences and Disorders degrees from Auburn University and her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida in 2003. Clinical interests include cochlear implants, and "difficult-to-test" pediatrics. Nikki lives in Chapin, SC with her husband and two children.

 Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Not Applicable

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

None

Session 3 Presenters:

Frances Burns, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Burns is department chair at Francis Marion University. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and she completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Vanderbilt University. Her teaching and research interests center around differentiating language disorder from language difference, and evidence-based Early Intervention practices.

 

Afua Agyapong, Ph.D.
Dr. Agyapong is an assistant professor at Francis Marion University. She holds a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of North Dakota. Her teaching and research interests include child and adult language disorders as well as voice disorders.

 

Michele L. Norman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Dr. Michele L. Norman, Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator for the Master of Speech-Language Pathology Program at Francis Marion University, has been a speech-language pathologist for 30+ years in a variety of settings serving persons from birth to senescence with neurologically-based disorders that impact speech, language, communication, and swallowing.

 

Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC
Ms. Dawson is the Coordinator for Clinical Education in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Francis Marion University. She is the host of First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional, a weekly speech therapy podcast and the author of Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders.

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

Dr. Michele L. Norman is the owner of The Speech Doctor and Norman Speech Services, LLC; Ms. Michelle Dawson receives compensation for presentations from SpeechTherapyPD.com, First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional, and Understanding Dysphagia; Drs. Burns, Agyapong, Norman and Ms. Dawson are faculty members in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Francis Marion University.

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Dr. Frances Burns is a collaborator for Family Guided Routines Based Intervention; Ms. Michelle Dawson is a volunteer with Feeding Matters.

 

Session 4 Presenters:

Angie Neal, M.S. CCC-SLP
Angie Neal is the SLP Contact at the South Carolina State Department of Education, a member of ASHA's School Issues Advisory Board, graduate of ASHA’s School-Based Leadership Development Program and a board member with the South Carolina branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

 

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Speaker has been given discounted conference registration for this presentation.

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Angie Neal is employed by the SC State Department of Education

 

 


 

Session 5 Presenters:

Mary Davis, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Davis has supervised both undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of settings over the course of her nearly 30-year career as a Speech-Language Pathologist, with a vast majority of of those years being in public schools.

 

Savannah Sloniger
Savannah Sloniger is a second-year graduate student studying at the University of South Carolina. She will graduate in August, 2022, and plans to pursue a career as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

 

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

I do not have any relevant Financial Disclosures to disclose.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

I do not have any relevant Non-Financial Disclosures to disclose.

 

 

 

Session 6 Presenters:

Erin Forward, MSP, CCC-SLP, CLC
Erin attended the University of South Carolina for her MSP. She has worked in early-intervention/home-health and NICU/inpatient pediatrics. Erin currently works for a non-profit outpatient speech clinic, where she has advanced training in PFDs, AAC and Floortime. Erin is the Co-Host of the PodCourse/PodCast “First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional”

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

I receive royalties from SpeechTherapyPD for my work with First Bite Podcast and other seminars via SpeechTherapyPD. I receive an hourly wage from the Advanced Institute for Development and Learning.

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I am a contributor for the book Chasing the Swallow by Michelle Dawson, MS. CCC-SLP. I also volunteer with Feeding Matters and The Dysphagia Outreach Project

 

 

 

Session 7 Presenters:

Kristin A. King, PhD, CCC-SLP
With medical, academic, and industry experience, Dr. King brings a unique perspective to practicing in Medical Speech Pathology with over 20 years of clinical experience. Her primary focus has been neurologic disorders, with an emphasis on traumatic brain injury, dysphagia, and critical care (trach/vent/speaking valve use), in both pediatrics and adults. She is an invited speaker nationally and internationally and has published peer-reviewed articles on the same topics.

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

I am the full-time vice president of Passy-Muir, Inc.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

 

Session 8 Presenters:

Debra M. Dwight, Ed.D., C.C.C.- SLP
Debra studied at the University of Alabama, and served as SLP in schools, home health, and skilled facilities, and as clinical supervisor in universities. She was Program Director for initial CAA certification at the University of West Georgia. She recently completed the third edition of a textbook regarding clinical skills.

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

I will receive an honorarium from the South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association for this presentation.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

I have no relevant Non-Financial Disclosures to disclose.

 

 

 

Session 9 Presenters:

Dan Logsdon, the Director of National Center for Interstate Compacts at the Council of State Governments
Dan Logsdon is the Director of the National Center for Interstate Compacts at The Council of State Governments. Previously, he served as Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s deputy chief of staff and as Assistant Kentucky State Treasurer. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Murray State University.

 

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Financial Disclosures: Relevant financial relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, gift, speaking fee, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options, or other ownership interest, excluding diversified mutual funds), or other financial benefits. Financial relationships can also include “contracted research” where the institution gets the grant and manages the funds and the individual is the principal or named investigator on the grant.

contract with ASHA to develop the ASLP-IC

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

I have no relevant Non-Financial Disclosures to disclose.

 

 

 

 

Session 10 Presenters:

Elise Davis-McFarland, PhD
Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland's professional career includes successful clinical practice, graduate program development, teaching, and program administration. She has held leadership positions in institutions of higher education and has served as president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her professional interests include multicultural communication assessment, practice and professional ethics, international clinical practice and consultation, and maximizing language success with children in poverty.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

 

Session 11 Presenters:

Dakota Sharp, Au.D., CCC-A
Dr. Dakota Sharp is an audiologist and clinical assistant professor at the University of South Carolina. He specializes in pediatrics, hearing aids, and cochlear implants in the clinical setting, but has a passion for educating future clinicians. He completed his Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) education at James Madison University.

 

Juliana Miller is a Clinical Instructor and the Director of External Clinical Practicum in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Carolina.  She is licensed as a speech-language pathologist in South Carolina and Georgia, and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).  She serves as the Professional Development Manager for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 10: Higher Education.  As a clinician with over 25 years of experience, she’s served children and adults with communication and swallowing disorders in a variety of settings.  Juliana earned her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University.  

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

Dakota Sharp is a listed inventor of the Hearing Screening Simulator Application, and a paid employee of the University of South Carolina.

 

Juliana is a paid employee of the University of South Carolina. 

 

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Dakota Sharp is currently the VP of Audiology for SCSHA and is a member of ASHA.

 

 

Session 12 Presenters:

Shari Robertson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Shari Robertson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, ASHA Fellow, was the 2019 President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is a professor emeritus and retired Provost's Associate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and CEO of Dynamic Resources. Robertson has published numerous articles, book chapters, and clinical materials and presented hundreds of workshops at state, national, and international venues on a variety of topics. She enjoys helping colleagues find ways to nurture their professional, clinical, and leadership skills and discovering their inner imaginologist.

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

I am the author of a book on stress management for SLPs and Auds.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

Session 13 Presenters:

Lindee Morgan, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Morgan is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University and Co-Director of the Education Sciences Research Core and Preschool Program at Marcus Autism Center. Her research focuses on intervention to improve active engagement and social communication for individuals with autism across the lifespan.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

Session 14 Presenters:

Afua Agyapong, PhD
Afua Agyapong is an assistant professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology at the Francis Marion University. She holds an MS and a PHD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of North Dakota. She teaches and conducts research on voice disorders. Her current research is aimed at understanding vocal health problems in transgender people.

 

Jacqueline Jones-Brown, EdD., CCC-SLP
Jacqueline Jones-Brown, EdD., M.A., CCC-SLP currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at South Carolina State University. She’s currently teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in the areas of phonetics, voice, introduction to communication disorders. and introduction to manual communication. Her research interests rest in topics related to diversity and inclusion and Interprofessional education interprofessional collaborative practice.

 

Elijah Nicholas
Dr. Elijah Nicholas holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. His current research interest involves increasing awareness of vocal health in the transgender, cisgender and gender non-conforming communities.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 15 Presenters:

Rebecca McKenzie-Appling, MS-CCC/SLP; EdD Education
Dr. McKenzie-Appling has served as a speech/language pathologist in the public school setting for 30+ years. This has included direct provision of services with students and the supervision and coordination of speech/language services for a district school system. She has also served in the public health sector. Currently, she is pursuing private practice work.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 


 

Session 16 Presenters:

Paula Miller-Laaser, MS.CCC-SLP
Paula Miller-Laaser is the Lead Speech Language Pathologist for the Rutherford County Schools located in Murfreesboro, TN. She received her BS in Communication Disorders from MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN and a MS in Speech Language Pathology with a focus on Special Education PreK - 12. Paula holds the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), TN Division of Health Related Boards (SLP), and the State of TN Department of Education Licensure. Her professional background includes school-based and private therapy, PRN medical, and consultative services. Paula's professional passions are autism, behavior and dysphagia.

 

Rae Schaper, M.Ed.
Rae Schaper is the author of 52 language-based preschool literacy curriculums. She received her BA in Special Education from UW-Oshkosh, WI and has a M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education. Her background includes classroom teaching and college instruction.

 

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Read It Once Again, LLC, Owner

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 17 Presenters:

Angie Neal, M.S. CCC-SLP
Angie Neal is the SLP Contact at the South Carolina State Department of Education, a member of ASHA's School Issues Advisory Board, graduate of ASHA’s School-Based Leadership Development Program and a board member with the South Carolina branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 18 Presenters:

Theresa Hopkins-Rossabi, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Theresa Hopkins-Rossabi is an Assistant Professor in the SLP Master’s Program at MUSC. She has over 30 years of clinical experience primarily with an acute care adult population but has also worked in schools and rehab hospitals. She completed her PhD at Northwestern University focused on respiratory-swallow coordination

 

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Salary from MUSC

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Session 19 Presenters:

Cynthia Puranik
Cynthia Puranik, Ph.D./CCC-SLP, is a Professor in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and an affiliate faculty at the Center for Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy initiative at Georgia State University. Her research focuses on how to assess and facilitate early writing skills

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

Received honoraria from SCSHA for this speaking engagement

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 20 Presenters:

Rebecca McKenzie-Appling, MS-CCC/SLP; EdD Education
Dr. McKenzie-Appling has served as a speech/language pathologist in the public school setting for 30+ years. This has included direct provision of services with students and the supervision and coordination of speech/language services for a district school system. She has also served in the public health sector. Currently, she is pursuing private practice work.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 21 Presenters:

Wanda Crotwell
Wanda Crotwell is a seasoned governmental affairs professional with more than 30 years experience in government relations and communications. She is a partner at The Southern Group in Columbia and last year completed her 25th year as a registered lobbyist in South Carolina. In addition to her 10 years of private sector lobbying experience, Mrs. Crotwell served as Assistant to the Commission for External Affairs at the Department of Health and Environmental Control, where she served under four different commissioners as policy advisor and legislative liaison.

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

Wanda Crotwell serves as the paid lobbyist for SCSHA.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 


 

Session 22 Presenters:

Lane Rials, MS CCC SLP and Regional Consultant for Control Bionics
Lane Rials is a Speech-Language Pathologist who holds her American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence and is Licensed in the State of Georgia. She received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Western Kentucky University and Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of West Georgia. Her experience includes working with individuals of all ages in many settings including schools, private practice, skilled nursing facilities, and home health. She is currently a Regional Consultant for Control Bionics.

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

Lane Rials is an employee of Control Bionics and receives a salary for her work.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 23 Presenters:

Heather McGhee, MS, CCC-SLP
Heather McGhee did her early training at The University of Georgia and Florida State University. She has worked at MUSC for 16 years, primarily in pediatric acute care. She is on the MUSC Craniofacial and Aerodigestive teams; and is currently working on her PhD under the mentorship of Dr. Heather Bonilha.

 

Keeley Nichols
Keeley Nichols completed her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She has worked at MUSC for 9 years in both the pediatric acute care and pediatric outpatient rehabilitation settings. She is a member of the MUSC Aerodigestive team.

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The speakers have no relevant financial disclosures. We are both employees of the Medical University of South Carolina and receive a salary for our employment.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 


 

Session 24 Presenters:

Dr. Christine Lewis, CCC-SLP
Dr. Lewis is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where she received a B.A. in Elementary Education and Master of Speech Pathology. She received a Clinical Science Doctorate in Speech Pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2016. Dr. Lewis currently works as a speech-language pathologist for Georgetown County School District. She is also the co-owner of a private practice in SC that serves the pediatric and adult populations across SC. Dr. Lewis’ research interests include treatment methods for children with moderate-to-severe phonological disorders. Dr. Lewis is a graduate of the 2021 SCSHA Leadership Development Program. She enjoys singing and spending time with her husband and two young daughters.

 

Dr. Shaverra Jones, CCC-SLP
Dr. Jones is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where she received her BS in Exercise Science(2003) and Master of Speech Pathology(2008). She received her Clinical Science Doctorate in Speech Pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2017. She currently holds licenses for SC, NC, and CA. She is the owner of Lasting Impact Speech Therapy in Charlotte,NC and works at a Kerr Connect in Matthews, NC. Her research interest includes children with speech sound disorders and accent modification. She enjoys spending quality time with family and friends.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 25 Presenters:

Rebecca McKenzie-Appling, MS-CCC/SLP; EdD Education
Dr. McKenzie-Appling has served as a speech/language pathologist in the public school setting for 30+ years. This has included direct provision of services with students and the supervision and coordination of speech/language services for a district school system. She has also served in the public health sector. Currently, she is pursuing private practice work.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 26 Presenters:

Debra M. Dwight, Ed.D., C.C.C.-SLP
Debra studied at the University of Alabama, and served as SLP in schools, home health, and skilled facilities, and as clinical supervisor in universities. She was Program Director for initial CAA certification at the University of West Georgia. She recently completed the third edition of a textbook regarding clinical skills.

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

I will receive and honorarium from the South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association for this presentation.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

I have no relevant Non-Financial Disclosures to disclose.

 

 


 

Session 27 Presenters:

Teddy McRackan, MD

Ted McRackan, M.D., is the director of the Skull Base Center and medical director of the Cochlear Implant Program in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. McRackan's clinical practice is focused on comprehensive management of ear, hearing, balance, and skull base disorders in adults and children.

 

Kara Leyzac, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A
Kara Leyzac, AuD, Ph.D., CCC-A is an Assistant Professor, and director of the Cochlear Implant Program at the Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. She works with pediatric and adult cochlear implant patients, and is also active in several extramurally funded research projects

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

Dr. McRackan and Dr. Leyzac are paid employees of MUSC.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

Dr. McRackan is a member of the Envoy Medical Advisory Board.

 

 

 

Session 28 Presenters:

Shari Robertson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Shari Robertson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, ASHA Fellow, was the 2019 President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is a professor emeritus and retired Provost's Associate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and CEO of Dynamic Resources. Robertson has published numerous articles, book chapters, and clinical materials and presented hundreds of workshops at state, national, and international venues on a variety of topics. She enjoys helping colleagues find ways to nurture their professional, clinical, and leadership skills and discovering their inner imaginologist.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 29 Presenters:

Kelly A. Caldwell, MA, MS, CCC-SLP
Kelly Caldwell is an SLP at an ENT practice in Anderson, SC. She earned her Master of Arts in Teaching- Music Education from UNC Chapel Hill and Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders degree from East Carolina University. Special interests include functional dysphagia and dysphonia. Outside of the clinic, Kelly enjoys mentoring SLPs on the Med SLP Collective. She is currently serving SCSHA as the Vice President of Government Affairs.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 


 

Session 30 Presenters:

Melissa Montiel, MS, CCC-SLP
Melissa is a speech language pathologist at the Medical University of South Carolina, specializing in the care and treatment of infants and children with craniofacial anomalies and velopharyngeal insufficiency. She is co-director of the MUSC craniofacial team, a certified multidisciplinary team that serves over 300 families across the state. Additionally, she takes her skills and expertise abroad participating in medical service trips with Global Smile. She participates in research and community outreach providing education to SLPs across the state and is an active member of the American Cleft Palate Association.

 

Stephanie Schank, MSP, CCC-SLP
Stephanie currently works at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has been practicing since 2018 and recently joined the VPI and craniofacial team at MUSC. Prior to MUSC, she worked at VCU Health in Richmond, VA and home health in Myrtle Beach. This provided her with a variety of pediatric inpatient/outpatient experience.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 


 

Session 31 Presenters:

Rylee Klocow, B.S.
Rylee Klocow earned her B.S. from Moorhead State University of Minnesosta in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences in 2019. She is currently earning her M.S. in Speech- Language Pathology from Francis Marion University. Rylee’s clinical interests include pediatric feeding disorders, pediatric dysphagia, medical fragile, and Augmentative and alternative communication.

 

Deja Linen, B.A.
Déja Linen is a graduate student enrolled in the Speech-Language Pathology Program at Francis Marion University. She earned her B.A. in Public Health from the University of South Carolina in 2019. Déja is interested in working with children who show symptoms of autism spectrum disorder in the Early Intervention bracket.

 

Tinaya McRae, B.S.
Tinaya McRae earned her B.S. from Francis Marion University in Healthcare Administration in 2019. She is currently earning her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Francis Marion University. Her clinical interests include dysphagia, early intervention, expressive and receptive language disorders and motor speech disorders.

 

Hannah Pells, B.S.
Hannah earned her B.S. from Syracuse University in communication disorders and psychology in 2018. She is currently earning her M.S. in speech-language pathology from Francis Marion University. Her clinical interests include pediatric dysphagia, developmental disorders, and neonatal care. Hannah is currently president of Francis Marion University’s chapter of NSSLHA.

 

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Dr. Frances Burns is on faculty at Francis Marion University

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 


 

Session 32 Presenters:

Crystal A. Murphree-Holden, MA, CCC-SLP
Crystal Murphree-Holden, M.A., CCC-SLP, is the Director of Distance Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders at UofSC and is involved in academic and clinical aspects of graduate training. She has worked in a variety of settings. Crystal serves as SCSHA VP for Higher Education and is a SCSHA Past President.

 

Joanna Scoggins, M.Ed, CCC-SLP
Joanna Scoggins, M.Ed, CCC-SLP, is the Assistant Director of External Clinical Practicum at UofSC. She worked for 10 years as a school SLP and AAC specialist and 3 years in the disabilities sector. Joanna joined the team at UofSC as a research project coordinator before joining clinical faculty.

 

Danielle Varnedoe, MA, CCC-SLP
Danielle Varnedoe, M.A., CCC-SLP, is the Director of the Montgomery Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic and is the Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UofSC. Danielle has been involved in various aspects of clinical teaching and mentoring and is a SCSHA Past President.

 

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) do have financial disclosures (please specify for any involved parties below)

Crystal Murphree-Holden receives a salary from the University of South Carolina. She does not have any financial relationship(s) relevant to the content of this presentation.

I or my co-presenters (if applicable) have non-financial disclosures (please specify below)

Crystal Murphree-Holden serves on the SCSHA Board as Vice President of Higher Education and also serves as ASHA CE Content Consultant for SCSHA. Crystal is also a member of ASHA SIG 10 (Higher Ed) and SIG 11 (Admin and Supervision). Non-financial relationships do not bias professional content of this presentation.

 

 

 

Session 33 Presenters:

Timothy P Kowalski, M.A.,CCC-SLP, ASDCS
Having worked in every psychiatric setting, Tim focuses solely on social-pragmatics. He is currently the president of FLASHA and holds their 2020 Outstanding Service Award, the 2010 Clinician of the Year Award and was one of 8 nominees for the 2011 ASHA Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Clinical Excellence.

 

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Intellectual property: Author

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Current President, FLASHA

 

 


 

Session 34 Presenters:

Melissa Montiel, MS,CCC-SLP
Melissa is a speech language pathologist at the Medical University of South Carolina, specializing in the care and treatment of infants and children with craniofacial anomalies and velopharyngeal insufficiency. She is co-director of the MUSC craniofacial team, a certified multidisciplinary team that serves over 300 families across the state. Additionally, she takes her skills and expertise abroad participating in medical service trips with Global Smile. She participates in research and community outreach providing education to SLPs across the state and is an active member of the American Cleft Palate Association.

 

Stephanie Schank, MSP, CCC-SLP
Stephanie currently works at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has been practicing since 2018 and recently joined the VPI and craniofacial team at MUSC. Prior to MUSC, she worked at VCU Health in Richmond, VA and home health in Myrtle Beach. This provided her with a variety of pediatric inpatient/outpatient experience.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 35 Presenters:

Jessica R. Berry, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Jessica R. Berry, Ph.D. is currently the acting chair and assistant professor in the department of speech pathology and audiology. She is the 2019 recipient of the ASHA Journal’s Editors Award given editors of The Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research - Language Section. She is a Gullah Geechee and African American English language expert who enjoys educating others about the nuances of regional dialect variations.

 

Jacqueline Jones-Brown, EdD., CCC-SLP
Jacqueline Jones-Brown, EdD., CCC-SLP has over 25 years of experience in clinical supervision within various settings across ethnic groups. She is currently an Assistant Professor and Clinical Educator in the Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology at South Carolina State University.

 

Shirlain J. Darby, MA, CCC-SLP
Shirlain J. Darby, MA, CCC-SLP has worked as a speech-language pathologists for 29 years. She has been a clinical educator for 13 years. She now serves as the Clinic Director at the South Carolina State University Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic.

 

Felicia Lawrence, MA, CCC-SLP
Felicia Lawrence, MA, CCC-SLP has over 20 years of experience serving a diverse range of speech and language disorders in both children and adults. She has worked in various settings to including public schools, private schools, skilled nursing facilities, home health and more. She currently serves as the undergraduate coordinator in the department of speech pathology & audiology at South Carolina State University.

 

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All presenters are employed and receive a salary from South Carolina State University

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Session 36 Presenters:

Shari Robertson, Ph.D. CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Shari Robertson, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, was the 2019 President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is a professor emeritus and retired Provost's Associate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and CEO of Dynamic Resources. Robertson has published numerous articles, book chapters, and clinical materials and presented hundreds of workshops at state, national, and international venues on a variety of topics. She enjoys helping her fellow ASHA members find ways to nurture their professional, clinical and leadership skills and discovering their inner imaginologist.

 

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Some of the materials used to demonstrate strategies are published by my company. Other resources will also be shared.

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Session 37 Presenters:

#5 Allison Windham, BA
Allison Windham earned a Bachelors of Arts in Speech Language Pathology from Columbia College in 2017. She is currently a graduate student at Francis Marion University earning a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology and is expected to graduate May of 2022. Her clinical interest is adult dysphagia.

 

#6 Ian Stocum, BA
Ian Stocum earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Harding University in 2019. He is pursuing a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology at Francis Marion University and is expected to graduate May 2022. His clinical interest is neurological disorders.

 

#7 Michele L. Norman, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Dr. Michele L. Norman, Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator for the Master of Speech-Language Pathology Program at Francis Marion University, has been a speech-language pathologist for 30+ years in a variety of settings serving persons from birth to senescence with neurologically-based disorders that impact speech, language, communication, and swallowing.

 

Donnisha Prince, BS
Donnisha Prince earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2018 from Francis Marion University. She’s currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology at Francis Marion University and is expected to graduate May of 2022. Her clinical interests include pediatric/adult dysphagia, Autism, receptive/expressive language disorders, and language development.

 

Katelyn Tallon, BA
Katelyn Tallon attended Clemson University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2019. She is currently a graduate student in the Master of Speech-Language Pathology program at Francis Marion University. Her clinical interests include pediatric/adult dysphagia and expressive/receptive language disorders.

 

Katherine Covington, BS
Katherine “Betsy” Covington attended Wofford College and received her Bachelor of Science in psychology in 2019. She is expected to graduate in May of 2022 from Francis Marion University with a Master of Speech-Language Pathology. Her clinical interests include adult language disorders and dysphagia

 

Le’Daisha Graham, BA
Le’Daisha Graham earned her bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2020 from North Carolina A&T State University. She is expected to graduate from Francis Marion University in May of 2022 with her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Her clinical interests include adult and geriatric dysphagia, voice, and language disorders.

 

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Dr. Michele L. Norman- Faculty, Francis Marion University; Owner, The Speech Doctor; Norman Speech Services, LLC/ None of the other authors have financial disclosures

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Dr. Michele L. Norman- ASHA Certified Member; NBASLH Professional Member; SCSHA Professional Member/ All of the other authors are graduate students at FMU

 

 


 

Session 38 Presenters:

Timothy P. Kowalski, M.A.,CCC-SLP, ASDCS
Internationally known for his work with hfASD and social difficulties, he has authored 8 books on the subject and presented throughout the world. He is currently FLASHA’s President and holds FLASHA’s 2010 Clinician of the Year Award and the 2020 Outstanding Service Award.

 

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Author of intellectual property

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Current President, FLASHA

 

 

 

Session 39 Presenters:

Dr. Christine Lewis, CCC-SLP
Dr. Christine Lewis is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist that specializes in speech sound disorders. disorders. Dr. Lewis is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where she received both a BA in Elementary Education as well as a Master of Speech Pathology. She received her Clinical Science Doctorate in Speech Pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2016. She has completed research in the area of speech sound disorders focusing on the multiple oppositions approach. Dr. Lewis has vast experience working with various disorders in the pediatric and adult populations. She currently works and resides in Georgetown, SC where she works in the school and private practice setting. Dr. Lewis is a member of SCSHA, ASHA, and NBASLH. She is a sought-after speaker and presenter on the state and national levels and enjoys teaching and collaborating with others in the field. Dr. Christine Lewis is the co-owner of a private practice serving children and adults throughout SC. She is a wife and a mother of two beautiful girls. Dr. Lewis is a 2021 graduate of the SCSHA Leadership Development Program.

 

Dr. Regina Jackson, CCC-SLP
Dr. Jackson is a native of Columbia, SC who currently resides in Moncks Corner, SC. She earned an undergraduate degree from South Carolina State University in Speech Pathology and Audiology (B.S.) and a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (M.S.P.) from The University of South Carolina. Dr. Jackson received her Clinical Science Doctorate in Speech Pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2017. She has over 15 years of experience providing services in many settings including schools, nursing homes, home health care, and rehabilitation clinics. She has gained extensive experience providing multiculturally relevant services while working as a travel speech-language pathologist. Dr. Jackson holds a certificate of Telepractice Competence from the American Telemedicine Association. She is the proud owner of Empower to Communicate Therapy Services. Dr. Jackson enjoys working on multidisciplinary teams and supervising new clinicians. She currently works as a contractor in the schools, provides early intervention services, and fulfills a PRN position for a home health company. Dr. Jackson is a 2021 graduate of the SCSHA Leadership Development Program.

 

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Dr. Lewis and Dr. Jackson will have resources available on TeachersPayTeachers.

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Session 42 Presenters:

Michele L Norman, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Dr. Michele L. Norman, Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator for the Master of Speech-Language Pathology Program at Francis Marion University, has been a speech-language pathologist for 30+ years in a variety of settings serving persons from birth to senescence with neurologically-based disorders that impact speech, language, communication, and swallowing.

 

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Faculty, Francis Marion University; Owner, The Speech Doctor and Norman Speech Services, LLC

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ASHA Certified Member; NBASLH Professional Member; SCSHA Professional Member

 

 

 

Session 40 & 43 Presenters:

Brooke Richardson, MS, CCC-SLP
Brooke Richardson, MS, CCC-SLP is a Medical Speech-Language Pathologist in Raleigh, NC. She has more than 13 years of experience treating adults with complex medical needs in the acute and outpatient settings. She has been instrumental in establishing Respiratory Muscle Training (RMT) programs in multiple healthcare settings, and has spoken internationally on RMT.

 

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- Owner of The Modern MedSLP - Receives an honorarium for this talk - Employed by UNC Rex Hospital in Raleigh, NC

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Session 41 & 44  Presenters:

Michelle Lynn Wood Dawson
Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, speech-language pathologist with Therapeutic Designs and Services in Hartsville, SC, is the acclaimed host of “First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional” a weekly Speech Therapy Podcast that addresses “all thangs” Pediatric Speech Therapy which is presented by Speechtherapypd.com. Recently, Michelle authored, "Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders". She is an accomplished lecturer; traveling across the nation delivering courses on best practices for evaluation and treatment of the medically complex infant, toddler, and child with respect to their pediatric oropharyngeal dysphagia, pediatric feeding disorder, as well as language acquisition within the framework of Early Intervention. She has served as the Treasurer for the Council of State Association Presidents, is a Past President of the South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, a 2017 graduate of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Leadership Development Program, a 2020 recipient of the Pediatric Feeding Disorder Awareness Champion from Feeding Matters, a 2021 recipient of the Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Outstanding Clinical Achievement from the South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, a 2021 recipient of the State Clinical Achievement Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Foundation, and six time recipient of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s ACE Award for continuing education.

 

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Michelle Dawson is a speech-language pathologist with Therapeutic Designs and Services, in Hartsville, South Carolina, for which she receives a salary. Michelle authored, "Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders" from which she receives royalties from the sale of it. She is the host of "First Bite: A Speech Therapy Podcast" for which she receives compensation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. She also receives compensation for numerous presentations from SpeechTherapyPD.com. She also receives compensation for presentations with PESI, Inc. She received an honorarium for speaking here today at SCSHA 2022.

 

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Michelle Dawson is a volunteer with Feeding Matters, a former Treasurer with the Council of State Association Presidents, and a Past President with South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association. She is a member of SCSHA, ASHA, and the Dysphagia Research Society.


 

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2022 Annual Convention

 

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Session 1 Presenters:

Brianna Miluk, MS, CCC-SLP , CLC
Brianna Miluk SLP, CLC is a home-based clinician who primarily serves infants and medically complex children with pediatric feeding disorders (PFDs). Bri strives to provide treatment that builds on responsiveness, interdisciplinary collaboration, zone of proximal development and principles of neuroplasticity. She also enjoys mentoring future SLPs.

 

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Brianna is the founder and CEO of Pediatric Feeding Therapy, LLC. Bri receives a salary from Earthshine Speech and Language.

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Brianna is the cofounder and president of the Pediatric Feeding Disorder Foundation. She is also a volunteer ambassador for Feeding Matters. Brianna manages the Instagram page @pediatricfeedingSLP & is co-host of the podcast The Feeding Pod. Bri is the VP of Professional and Clinical Affairs for SCSHA.

 

 

Session 2 Presenters:

Jamy Claire Archer, M.S., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
JamyClaire Archer, a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of South Carolina, is a Certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist and a Certified LSVT Clinician. Clinical interests include hearing loss, voice, especially the singer’s voice, vocal hygiene, and birth-to-three intervention. JamyClaire uses her voice therapy background to direct Heart of Columbia, an award-winning acapella chorus.

 

H. Nicole Herrod-Burrows, AuD., CCC-A
H. Nicole Herrod “Nikki” has been employed by The University of South Carolina Speech and Hearing Research Center since 2004 and serves on the Cochlear Implant Team. She earned both her Bachelor of Science and Master of Communication Sciences and Disorders degrees from Auburn University and her Doctorate in Audiology from the University of Florida in 2003. Clinical interests include cochlear implants, and "difficult-to-test" pediatrics. Nikki lives in Chapin, SC with her husband and two children.

 

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Not Applicable

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None

Session 3 Presenters:

Frances Burns, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Burns is department chair at Francis Marion University. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and she completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Vanderbilt University. Her teaching and research interests center around differentiating language disorder from language difference, and evidence-based Early Intervention practices.

 

Afua Agyapong, Ph.D.
Dr. Agyapong is an assistant professor at Francis Marion University. She holds a PhD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of North Dakota. Her teaching and research interests include child and adult language disorders as well as voice disorders.

 

Michele L. Norman, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Dr. Michele L. Norman, Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator for the Master of Speech-Language Pathology Program at Francis Marion University, has been a speech-language pathologist for 30+ years in a variety of settings serving persons from birth to senescence with neurologically-based disorders that impact speech, language, communication, and swallowing.

 

Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC
Ms. Dawson is the Coordinator for Clinical Education in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Francis Marion University. She is the host of First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional, a weekly speech therapy podcast and the author of Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders.

 

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Dr. Michele L. Norman is the owner of The Speech Doctor and Norman Speech Services, LLC; Ms. Michelle Dawson receives compensation for presentations from SpeechTherapyPD.com, First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional, and Understanding Dysphagia; Drs. Burns, Agyapong, Norman and Ms. Dawson are faculty members in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Francis Marion University.

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Dr. Frances Burns is a collaborator for Family Guided Routines Based Intervention; Ms. Michelle Dawson is a volunteer with Feeding Matters.

 

 

 

Session 4 Presenters:

Angie Neal, M.S. CCC-SLP
Angie Neal is the SLP Contact at the South Carolina State Department of Education, a member of ASHA's School Issues Advisory Board, graduate of ASHA’s School-Based Leadership Development Program and a board member with the South Carolina branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

 

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Speaker has been given discounted conference registration for this presentation.

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Angie Neal is employed by the SC State Department of Education

 

 


 

Session 5 Presenters:

Mary Davis, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Davis has supervised both undergraduate and graduate students in a variety of settings over the course of her nearly 30-year career as a Speech-Language Pathologist, with a vast majority of of those years being in public schools.

 

Savannah Sloniger
Savannah Sloniger is a second-year graduate student studying at the University of South Carolina. She will graduate in August, 2022, and plans to pursue a career as a Speech-Language Pathologist.

 

 

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Session 6 Presenters:

Erin Forward, MSP, CCC-SLP, CLC
Erin attended the University of South Carolina for her MSP. She has worked in early-intervention/home-health and NICU/inpatient pediatrics. Erin currently works for a non-profit outpatient speech clinic, where she has advanced training in PFDs, AAC and Floortime. Erin is the Co-Host of the PodCourse/PodCast “First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional”

 

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I receive royalties from SpeechTherapyPD for my work with First Bite Podcast and other seminars via SpeechTherapyPD. I receive an hourly wage from the Advanced Institute for Development and Learning.

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I am a contributor for the book Chasing the Swallow by Michelle Dawson, MS. CCC-SLP. I also volunteer with Feeding Matters and The Dysphagia Outreach Project

 

 

 

Session 7 Presenters:

Kristin A. King, PhD, CCC-SLP
With medical, academic, and industry experience, Dr. King brings a unique perspective to practicing in Medical Speech Pathology with over 20 years of clinical experience. Her primary focus has been neurologic disorders, with an emphasis on traumatic brain injury, dysphagia, and critical care (trach/vent/speaking valve use), in both pediatrics and adults. She is an invited speaker nationally and internationally and has published peer-reviewed articles on the same topics.

 

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I am the full-time vice president of Passy-Muir, Inc.

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Session 8 Presenters:

Debra M. Dwight, Ed.D., C.C.C.- SLP
Debra studied at the University of Alabama, and served as SLP in schools, home health, and skilled facilities, and as clinical supervisor in universities. She was Program Director for initial CAA certification at the University of West Georgia. She recently completed the third edition of a textbook regarding clinical skills.

 

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I will receive an honorarium from the South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association for this presentation.

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I have no relevant Non-Financial Disclosures to disclose.

 

 

 

Session 9 Presenters:

Dan Logsdon, the Director of National Center for Interstate Compacts at the Council of State Governments
Dan Logsdon is the Director of the National Center for Interstate Compacts at The Council of State Governments. Previously, he served as Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear’s deputy chief of staff and as Assistant Kentucky State Treasurer. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Murray State University.

 

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Financial Disclosures: Relevant financial relationships are those relationships in which the individual benefits by receiving a salary, royalty, intellectual property rights, gift, speaking fee, consulting fee, honoraria, ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options, or other ownership interest, excluding diversified mutual funds), or other financial benefits. Financial relationships can also include “contracted research” where the institution gets the grant and manages the funds and the individual is the principal or named investigator on the grant.

contract with ASHA to develop the ASLP-IC

 

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Session 10 Presenters:

Elise Davis-McFarland, PhD
Dr. Elise Davis-McFarland's professional career includes successful clinical practice, graduate program development, teaching, and program administration. She has held leadership positions in institutions of higher education and has served as president of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Her professional interests include multicultural communication assessment, practice and professional ethics, international clinical practice and consultation, and maximizing language success with children in poverty.

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Session 11 Presenters:

Dakota Sharp, Au.D., CCC-A
Dr. Dakota Sharp is an audiologist and clinical assistant professor at the University of South Carolina. He specializes in pediatrics, hearing aids, and cochlear implants in the clinical setting, but has a passion for educating future clinicians. He completed his Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) education at James Madison University.

 

Juliana Miller is a Clinical Instructor and the Director of External Clinical Practicum in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of South Carolina.  She is licensed as a speech-language pathologist in South Carolina and Georgia, and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA).  She serves as the Professional Development Manager for ASHA’s Special Interest Group 10: Higher Education.  As a clinician with over 25 years of experience, she’s served children and adults with communication and swallowing disorders in a variety of settings.  Juliana earned her Bachelor of Science in Communication Disorders from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, and her Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University.  

 

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Dakota Sharp is a listed inventor of the Hearing Screening Simulator Application, and a paid employee of the University of South Carolina.

 

Juliana is a paid employee of the University of South Carolina. 

 

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Dakota Sharp is currently the VP of Audiology for SCSHA and is a member of ASHA.

 

 

Session 12 Presenters:

Shari Robertson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Shari Robertson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, ASHA Fellow, was the 2019 President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is a professor emeritus and retired Provost's Associate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and CEO of Dynamic Resources. Robertson has published numerous articles, book chapters, and clinical materials and presented hundreds of workshops at state, national, and international venues on a variety of topics. She enjoys helping colleagues find ways to nurture their professional, clinical, and leadership skills and discovering their inner imaginologist.

 

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I am the author of a book on stress management for SLPs and Auds.

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

Session 13 Presenters:

Lindee Morgan, PhD, CCC-SLP
Dr. Morgan is Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Emory University and Co-Director of the Education Sciences Research Core and Preschool Program at Marcus Autism Center. Her research focuses on intervention to improve active engagement and social communication for individuals with autism across the lifespan.

 

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Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

Session 14 Presenters:

Afua Agyapong, PhD
Afua Agyapong is an assistant professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology at the Francis Marion University. She holds an MS and a PHD in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of North Dakota. She teaches and conducts research on voice disorders. Her current research is aimed at understanding vocal health problems in transgender people.

 

Jacqueline Jones-Brown, EdD., CCC-SLP
Jacqueline Jones-Brown, EdD., M.A., CCC-SLP currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology at South Carolina State University. She’s currently teaching undergraduate and graduate level courses in the areas of phonetics, voice, introduction to communication disorders. and introduction to manual communication. Her research interests rest in topics related to diversity and inclusion and Interprofessional education interprofessional collaborative practice.

 

Elijah Nicholas
Dr. Elijah Nicholas holds a Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. His current research interest involves increasing awareness of vocal health in the transgender, cisgender and gender non-conforming communities.

 

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Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 15 Presenters:

Rebecca McKenzie-Appling, MS-CCC/SLP; EdD Education
Dr. McKenzie-Appling has served as a speech/language pathologist in the public school setting for 30+ years. This has included direct provision of services with students and the supervision and coordination of speech/language services for a district school system. She has also served in the public health sector. Currently, she is pursuing private practice work.

 

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Session 16 Presenters:

Paula Miller-Laaser, MS.CCC-SLP
Paula Miller-Laaser is the Lead Speech Language Pathologist for the Rutherford County Schools located in Murfreesboro, TN. She received her BS in Communication Disorders from MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN and a MS in Speech Language Pathology with a focus on Special Education PreK - 12. Paula holds the ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC), TN Division of Health Related Boards (SLP), and the State of TN Department of Education Licensure. Her professional background includes school-based and private therapy, PRN medical, and consultative services. Paula's professional passions are autism, behavior and dysphagia.

 

Rae Schaper, M.Ed.
Rae Schaper is the author of 52 language-based preschool literacy curriculums. She received her BA in Special Education from UW-Oshkosh, WI and has a M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education. Her background includes classroom teaching and college instruction.

 

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Read It Once Again, LLC, Owner

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Session 17 Presenters:

Angie Neal, M.S. CCC-SLP
Angie Neal is the SLP Contact at the South Carolina State Department of Education, a member of ASHA's School Issues Advisory Board, graduate of ASHA’s School-Based Leadership Development Program and a board member with the South Carolina branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

 

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any financial disclosures

Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 18 Presenters:

Theresa Hopkins-Rossabi, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Theresa Hopkins-Rossabi is an Assistant Professor in the SLP Master’s Program at MUSC. She has over 30 years of clinical experience primarily with an acute care adult population but has also worked in schools and rehab hospitals. She completed her PhD at Northwestern University focused on respiratory-swallow coordination

 

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Salary from MUSC

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Session 19 Presenters:

Cynthia Puranik
Cynthia Puranik, Ph.D./CCC-SLP, is a Professor in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and an affiliate faculty at the Center for Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy initiative at Georgia State University. Her research focuses on how to assess and facilitate early writing skills

 

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Received honoraria from SCSHA for this speaking engagement

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Session 20 Presenters:

Rebecca McKenzie-Appling, MS-CCC/SLP; EdD Education
Dr. McKenzie-Appling has served as a speech/language pathologist in the public school setting for 30+ years. This has included direct provision of services with students and the supervision and coordination of speech/language services for a district school system. She has also served in the public health sector. Currently, she is pursuing private practice work.

 

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Neither I nor my co-presenters (if applicable) have any non-financial disclosures

 

 

 

Session 21 Presenters:

Wanda Crotwell
Wanda Crotwell is a seasoned governmental affairs professional with more than 30 years experience in government relations and communications. She is a partner at The Southern Group in Columbia and last year completed her 25th year as a registered lobbyist in South Carolina. In addition to her 10 years of private sector lobbying experience, Mrs. Crotwell served as Assistant to the Commission for External Affairs at the Department of Health and Environmental Control, where she served under four different commissioners as policy advisor and legislative liaison.

 

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Wanda Crotwell serves as the paid lobbyist for SCSHA.

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Session 22 Presenters:

Lane Rials, MS CCC SLP and Regional Consultant for Control Bionics
Lane Rials is a Speech-Language Pathologist who holds her American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Certificate of Clinical Competence and is Licensed in the State of Georgia. She received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Western Kentucky University and Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of West Georgia. Her experience includes working with individuals of all ages in many settings including schools, private practice, skilled nursing facilities, and home health. She is currently a Regional Consultant for Control Bionics.

 

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Lane Rials is an employee of Control Bionics and receives a salary for her work.

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Session 23 Presenters:

Heather McGhee, MS, CCC-SLP
Heather McGhee did her early training at The University of Georgia and Florida State University. She has worked at MUSC for 16 years, primarily in pediatric acute care. She is on the MUSC Craniofacial and Aerodigestive teams; and is currently working on her PhD under the mentorship of Dr. Heather Bonilha.

 

Keeley Nichols
Keeley Nichols completed her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She has worked at MUSC for 9 years in both the pediatric acute care and pediatric outpatient rehabilitation settings. She is a member of the MUSC Aerodigestive team.

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Session 24 Presenters:

Dr. Christine Lewis, CCC-SLP
Dr. Lewis is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where she received a B.A. in Elementary Education and Master of Speech Pathology. She received a Clinical Science Doctorate in Speech Pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2016. Dr. Lewis currently works as a speech-language pathologist for Georgetown County School District. She is also the co-owner of a private practice in SC that serves the pediatric and adult populations across SC. Dr. Lewis’ research interests include treatment methods for children with moderate-to-severe phonological disorders. Dr. Lewis is a graduate of the 2021 SCSHA Leadership Development Program. She enjoys singing and spending time with her husband and two young daughters.

 

Dr. Shaverra Jones, CCC-SLP
Dr. Jones is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where she received her BS in Exercise Science(2003) and Master of Speech Pathology(2008). She received her Clinical Science Doctorate in Speech Pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2017. She currently holds licenses for SC, NC, and CA. She is the owner of Lasting Impact Speech Therapy in Charlotte,NC and works at a Kerr Connect in Matthews, NC. Her research interest includes children with speech sound disorders and accent modification. She enjoys spending quality time with family and friends.

 

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Session 25 Presenters:

Rebecca McKenzie-Appling, MS-CCC/SLP; EdD Education
Dr. McKenzie-Appling has served as a speech/language pathologist in the public school setting for 30+ years. This has included direct provision of services with students and the supervision and coordination of speech/language services for a district school system. She has also served in the public health sector. Currently, she is pursuing private practice work.

 

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Session 26 Presenters:

Debra M. Dwight, Ed.D., C.C.C.-SLP
Debra studied at the University of Alabama, and served as SLP in schools, home health, and skilled facilities, and as clinical supervisor in universities. She was Program Director for initial CAA certification at the University of West Georgia. She recently completed the third edition of a textbook regarding clinical skills.

 

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I will receive and honorarium from the South Carolina Speech and Hearing Association for this presentation.

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Session 27 Presenters:

Teddy McRackan, MD

Ted McRackan, M.D., is the director of the Skull Base Center and medical director of the Cochlear Implant Program in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. McRackan's clinical practice is focused on comprehensive management of ear, hearing, balance, and skull base disorders in adults and children.

 

Kara Leyzac, Au.D., Ph.D., CCC-A
Kara Leyzac, AuD, Ph.D., CCC-A is an Assistant Professor, and director of the Cochlear Implant Program at the Medical University of South Carolina, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. She works with pediatric and adult cochlear implant patients, and is also active in several extramurally funded research projects

 

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Dr. McRackan and Dr. Leyzac are paid employees of MUSC.

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Dr. McRackan is a member of the Envoy Medical Advisory Board.

 

 

 

Session 28 Presenters:

Shari Robertson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Shari Robertson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, ASHA Fellow, was the 2019 President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is a professor emeritus and retired Provost's Associate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and CEO of Dynamic Resources. Robertson has published numerous articles, book chapters, and clinical materials and presented hundreds of workshops at state, national, and international venues on a variety of topics. She enjoys helping colleagues find ways to nurture their professional, clinical, and leadership skills and discovering their inner imaginologist.

 

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Session 29 Presenters:

Kelly A. Caldwell, MA, MS, CCC-SLP
Kelly Caldwell is an SLP at an ENT practice in Anderson, SC. She earned her Master of Arts in Teaching- Music Education from UNC Chapel Hill and Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders degree from East Carolina University. Special interests include functional dysphagia and dysphonia. Outside of the clinic, Kelly enjoys mentoring SLPs on the Med SLP Collective. She is currently serving SCSHA as the Vice President of Government Affairs.

 

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Session 30 Presenters:

Melissa Montiel, MS, CCC-SLP
Melissa is a speech language pathologist at the Medical University of South Carolina, specializing in the care and treatment of infants and children with craniofacial anomalies and velopharyngeal insufficiency. She is co-director of the MUSC craniofacial team, a certified multidisciplinary team that serves over 300 families across the state. Additionally, she takes her skills and expertise abroad participating in medical service trips with Global Smile. She participates in research and community outreach providing education to SLPs across the state and is an active member of the American Cleft Palate Association.

 

Stephanie Schank, MSP, CCC-SLP
Stephanie currently works at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has been practicing since 2018 and recently joined the VPI and craniofacial team at MUSC. Prior to MUSC, she worked at VCU Health in Richmond, VA and home health in Myrtle Beach. This provided her with a variety of pediatric inpatient/outpatient experience.

 

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Session 31 Presenters:

Rylee Klocow, B.S.
Rylee Klocow earned her B.S. from Moorhead State University of Minnesosta in Speech Language and Hearing Sciences in 2019. She is currently earning her M.S. in Speech- Language Pathology from Francis Marion University. Rylee’s clinical interests include pediatric feeding disorders, pediatric dysphagia, medical fragile, and Augmentative and alternative communication.

Deja Linen, B.A.
Déja Linen is a graduate student enrolled in the Speech-Language Pathology Program at Francis Marion University. She earned her B.A. in Public Health from the University of South Carolina in 2019. Déja is interested in working with children who show symptoms of autism spectrum disorder in the Early Intervention bracket.

Tinaya McRae, B.S.
Tinaya McRae earned her B.S. from Francis Marion University in Healthcare Administration in 2019. She is currently earning her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Francis Marion University. Her clinical interests include dysphagia, early intervention, expressive and receptive language disorders and motor speech disorders.

Hannah Pells, B.S.
Hannah earned her B.S. from Syracuse University in communication disorders and psychology in 2018. She is currently earning her M.S. in speech-language pathology from Francis Marion University. Her clinical interests include pediatric dysphagia, developmental disorders, and neonatal care. Hannah is currently president of Francis Marion University’s chapter of NSSLHA.

Rachel Rhame
Rachel completed her B.S from Western Carolina University in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She is currently earning her M.S in Speech-Language Pathology from Francis Marion University. Her clinical interests include early intervention, pediatric speech sound disorders, language, fluency, and augmentative and alternative communication.

Molly Scott
Molly completed her B.S. from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro in communication sciences and disorders in 2020. She is currently earning her M.S. in speech-language pathology from Francis Marion University. Her clinical interests include pediatric articulation, language, fluency, and pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders.

Frances Burns
Dr. Burns is the speech-language pathology department chair at Francis Marion University.  She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and she completed a postdoctoral research fellowship at Vanderbilt University.  Her teaching and research interests center around differentiating language disorder from language difference and evidence-based Early Intervention practices.

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Dr. Frances Burns is on faculty at Francis Marion University

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Session 32 Presenters:

Crystal A. Murphree-Holden, MA, CCC-SLP
Crystal Murphree-Holden, M.A., CCC-SLP, is the Director of Distance Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders at UofSC and is involved in academic and clinical aspects of graduate training. She has worked in a variety of settings. Crystal serves as SCSHA VP for Higher Education and is a SCSHA Past President.

 

Joanna Scoggins, M.Ed, CCC-SLP
Joanna Scoggins, M.Ed, CCC-SLP, is the Assistant Director of External Clinical Practicum at UofSC. She worked for 10 years as a school SLP and AAC specialist and 3 years in the disabilities sector. Joanna joined the team at UofSC as a research project coordinator before joining clinical faculty.

 

Danielle Varnedoe, MA, CCC-SLP
Danielle Varnedoe, M.A., CCC-SLP, is the Director of the Montgomery Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic and is the Director of Clinical Education in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at UofSC. Danielle has been involved in various aspects of clinical teaching and mentoring and is a SCSHA Past President.

 

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Crystal Murphree-Holden receives a salary from the University of South Carolina. She does not have any financial relationship(s) relevant to the content of this presentation.

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Crystal Murphree-Holden serves on the SCSHA Board as Vice President of Higher Education and also serves as ASHA CE Content Consultant for SCSHA. Crystal is also a member of ASHA SIG 10 (Higher Ed) and SIG 11 (Admin and Supervision). Non-financial relationships do not bias professional content of this presentation.

 

 

 

Session 33 Presenters:

Timothy P Kowalski, M.A.,CCC-SLP, ASDCS
Having worked in every psychiatric setting, Tim focuses solely on social-pragmatics. He is currently the president of FLASHA and holds their 2020 Outstanding Service Award, the 2010 Clinician of the Year Award and was one of 8 nominees for the 2011 ASHA Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Clinical Excellence.

 

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Intellectual property: Author

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Current President, FLASHA

 

 


 

Session 34 Presenters:

Melissa Montiel, MS,CCC-SLP
Melissa is a speech language pathologist at the Medical University of South Carolina, specializing in the care and treatment of infants and children with craniofacial anomalies and velopharyngeal insufficiency. She is co-director of the MUSC craniofacial team, a certified multidisciplinary team that serves over 300 families across the state. Additionally, she takes her skills and expertise abroad participating in medical service trips with Global Smile. She participates in research and community outreach providing education to SLPs across the state and is an active member of the American Cleft Palate Association.

 

Stephanie Schank, MSP, CCC-SLP
Stephanie currently works at the Medical University of South Carolina. She has been practicing since 2018 and recently joined the VPI and craniofacial team at MUSC. Prior to MUSC, she worked at VCU Health in Richmond, VA and home health in Myrtle Beach. This provided her with a variety of pediatric inpatient/outpatient experience.

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Session 35 Presenters:

Jessica R. Berry, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Jessica R. Berry, Ph.D. is currently the acting chair and assistant professor in the department of speech pathology and audiology. She is the 2019 recipient of the ASHA Journal’s Editors Award given editors of The Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research - Language Section. She is a Gullah Geechee and African American English language expert who enjoys educating others about the nuances of regional dialect variations.

 

Jacqueline Jones-Brown, EdD., CCC-SLP
Jacqueline Jones-Brown, EdD., CCC-SLP has over 25 years of experience in clinical supervision within various settings across ethnic groups. She is currently an Assistant Professor and Clinical Educator in the Department of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology at South Carolina State University.

 

Shirlain J. Darby, MA, CCC-SLP
Shirlain J. Darby, MA, CCC-SLP has worked as a speech-language pathologists for 29 years. She has been a clinical educator for 13 years. She now serves as the Clinic Director at the South Carolina State University Speech, Language, and Hearing Clinic.

 

Felicia Lawrence, MA, CCC-SLP
Felicia Lawrence, MA, CCC-SLP has over 20 years of experience serving a diverse range of speech and language disorders in both children and adults. She has worked in various settings to including public schools, private schools, skilled nursing facilities, home health and more. She currently serves as the undergraduate coordinator in the department of speech pathology & audiology at South Carolina State University.

 

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All presenters are employed and receive a salary from South Carolina State University

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Session 36 Presenters:

Shari Robertson, Ph.D. CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Shari Robertson, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow, was the 2019 President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. She is a professor emeritus and retired Provost's Associate at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and CEO of Dynamic Resources. Robertson has published numerous articles, book chapters, and clinical materials and presented hundreds of workshops at state, national, and international venues on a variety of topics. She enjoys helping her fellow ASHA members find ways to nurture their professional, clinical and leadership skills and discovering their inner imaginologist.

 

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Some of the materials used to demonstrate strategies are published by my company. Other resources will also be shared.

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Session 37 Presenters:

#5 Allison Windham, BA
Allison Windham earned a Bachelors of Arts in Speech Language Pathology from Columbia College in 2017. She is currently a graduate student at Francis Marion University earning a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology and is expected to graduate May of 2022. Her clinical interest is adult dysphagia.

 

#6 Ian Stocum, BA
Ian Stocum earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Harding University in 2019. He is pursuing a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology at Francis Marion University and is expected to graduate May 2022. His clinical interest is neurological disorders.

 

#7 Michele L. Norman, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Dr. Michele L. Norman, Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator for the Master of Speech-Language Pathology Program at Francis Marion University, has been a speech-language pathologist for 30+ years in a variety of settings serving persons from birth to senescence with neurologically-based disorders that impact speech, language, communication, and swallowing.

 

Donnisha Prince, BS
Donnisha Prince earned a bachelor’s degree in Biology in 2018 from Francis Marion University. She’s currently working towards a Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology at Francis Marion University and is expected to graduate May of 2022. Her clinical interests include pediatric/adult dysphagia, Autism, receptive/expressive language disorders, and language development.

 

Katelyn Tallon, BA
Katelyn Tallon attended Clemson University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2019. She is currently a graduate student in the Master of Speech-Language Pathology program at Francis Marion University. Her clinical interests include pediatric/adult dysphagia and expressive/receptive language disorders.

 

Katherine Covington, BS
Katherine “Betsy” Covington attended Wofford College and received her Bachelor of Science in psychology in 2019. She is expected to graduate in May of 2022 from Francis Marion University with a Master of Speech-Language Pathology. Her clinical interests include adult language disorders and dysphagia

 

Le’Daisha Graham, BA
Le’Daisha Graham earned her bachelor’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2020 from North Carolina A&T State University. She is expected to graduate from Francis Marion University in May of 2022 with her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology. Her clinical interests include adult and geriatric dysphagia, voice, and language disorders.

 

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Dr. Michele L. Norman- Faculty, Francis Marion University; Owner, The Speech Doctor; Norman Speech Services, LLC/ None of the other authors have financial disclosures

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Dr. Michele L. Norman- ASHA Certified Member; NBASLH Professional Member; SCSHA Professional Member/ All of the other authors are graduate students at FMU

 

 


 

Session 38 Presenters:

Timothy P. Kowalski, M.A.,CCC-SLP, ASDCS
Internationally known for his work with hfASD and social difficulties, he has authored 8 books on the subject and presented throughout the world. He is currently FLASHA’s President and holds FLASHA’s 2010 Clinician of the Year Award and the 2020 Outstanding Service Award.

 

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Author of intellectual property

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Current President, FLASHA

 

 

 

Session 39 Presenters:

Dr. Christine Lewis, CCC-SLP
Dr. Christine Lewis is a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist that specializes in speech sound disorders. disorders. Dr. Lewis is a graduate of the University of South Carolina where she received both a BA in Elementary Education as well as a Master of Speech Pathology. She received her Clinical Science Doctorate in Speech Pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2016. She has completed research in the area of speech sound disorders focusing on the multiple oppositions approach. Dr. Lewis has vast experience working with various disorders in the pediatric and adult populations. She currently works and resides in Georgetown, SC where she works in the school and private practice setting. Dr. Lewis is a member of SCSHA, ASHA, and NBASLH. She is a sought-after speaker and presenter on the state and national levels and enjoys teaching and collaborating with others in the field. Dr. Christine Lewis is the co-owner of a private practice serving children and adults throughout SC. She is a wife and a mother of two beautiful girls. Dr. Lewis is a 2021 graduate of the SCSHA Leadership Development Program.

 

Dr. Regina Jackson, CCC-SLP
Dr. Jackson is a native of Columbia, SC who currently resides in Moncks Corner, SC. She earned an undergraduate degree from South Carolina State University in Speech Pathology and Audiology (B.S.) and a Master’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders (M.S.P.) from The University of South Carolina. Dr. Jackson received her Clinical Science Doctorate in Speech Pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2017. She has over 15 years of experience providing services in many settings including schools, nursing homes, home health care, and rehabilitation clinics. She has gained extensive experience providing multiculturally relevant services while working as a travel speech-language pathologist. Dr. Jackson holds a certificate of Telepractice Competence from the American Telemedicine Association. She is the proud owner of Empower to Communicate Therapy Services. Dr. Jackson enjoys working on multidisciplinary teams and supervising new clinicians. She currently works as a contractor in the schools, provides early intervention services, and fulfills a PRN position for a home health company. Dr. Jackson is a 2021 graduate of the SCSHA Leadership Development Program.

 

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Session 42 Presenters:

Michele L Norman, PhD, CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow
Dr. Michele L. Norman, Associate Professor and Graduate Studies Coordinator for the Master of Speech-Language Pathology Program at Francis Marion University, has been a speech-language pathologist for 30+ years in a variety of settings serving persons from birth to senescence with neurologically-based disorders that impact speech, language, communication, and swallowing.

 

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Faculty, Francis Marion University; Owner, The Speech Doctor and Norman Speech Services, LLC

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ASHA Certified Member; NBASLH Professional Member; SCSHA Professional Member

 

 

 

Session 40 & 43 Presenters:

Brooke Richardson, MS, CCC-SLP
Brooke Richardson, MS, CCC-SLP is a Medical Speech-Language Pathologist in Raleigh, NC. She has more than 13 years of experience treating adults with complex medical needs in the acute and outpatient settings. She has been instrumental in establishing Respiratory Muscle Training (RMT) programs in multiple healthcare settings, and has spoken internationally on RMT.

 

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- Owner of The Modern MedSLP - Receives an honorarium for this talk - Employed by UNC Rex Hospital in Raleigh, NC

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Session 41 & 44  Presenters:

Michelle Lynn Wood Dawson
Michelle Dawson, MS, CCC-SLP, CLC, speech-language pathologist with Therapeutic Designs and Services in Hartsville, SC, is the acclaimed host of “First Bite: Fed, Fun, Functional” a weekly Speech Therapy Podcast that addresses “all thangs” Pediatric Speech Therapy which is presented by Speechtherapypd.com. Recently, Michelle authored, "Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders". She is an accomplished lecturer; traveling across the nation delivering courses on best practices for evaluation and treatment of the medically complex infant, toddler, and child with respect to their pediatric oropharyngeal dysphagia, pediatric feeding disorder, as well as language acquisition within the framework of Early Intervention. She has served as the Treasurer for the Council of State Association Presidents, is a Past President of the South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, a 2017 graduate of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s Leadership Development Program, a 2020 recipient of the Pediatric Feeding Disorder Awareness Champion from Feeding Matters, a 2021 recipient of the Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Outstanding Clinical Achievement from the South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association, a 2021 recipient of the State Clinical Achievement Award from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Foundation, and six time recipient of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s ACE Award for continuing education.

 

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Michelle Dawson is a speech-language pathologist with Therapeutic Designs and Services, in Hartsville, South Carolina, for which she receives a salary. Michelle authored, "Chasing the Swallow: Truth, Science, and Hope for Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Disorders" from which she receives royalties from the sale of it. She is the host of "First Bite: A Speech Therapy Podcast" for which she receives compensation from SpeechTherapyPD.com. She also receives compensation for numerous presentations from SpeechTherapyPD.com. She also receives compensation for presentations with PESI, Inc. She received an honorarium for speaking here today at SCSHA 2022.

 

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Michelle Dawson is a volunteer with Feeding Matters, a former Treasurer with the Council of State Association Presidents, and a Past President with South Carolina Speech, Language, and Hearing Association. She is a member of SCSHA, ASHA, and the Dysphagia Research Society.