SCSHA's 2018 Fall Workshop

 

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Learning Objectives

I STUTTER: I CLUTTER. CAN YOU HELP ME?

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Alice Anne G. Farley, M.Ed., CCC/SLP, BCS/F

I Stutter. I Clutter. Can You Help Me? represents aspects of Farley’s two programs: Color Me Fluent (Super Duper Publications, 2006) and FLAPS*: The Path to Clutter Free Speech, TpT, 2017). In the time allotted strategies for the amelioration of stuttering and cluttering in children and adults will be presented and discussed.

*Fluency, Language, Articulation, Pragmatics, Syntax.

Upon participation in the training session, the attendee will be able to differentiate between stuttering and cluttering behavior patterns, to apply relevant methodologies for their remediation, to recognize co-morbidity aspects and to demonstrate understanding of the importance of a home program and parental education. 

*Fluency, Language, Articulation, Pragmatics, Syntax.

  1. The learner will define and exemplify both stuttering and cluttering behaviors germane to the caseloads of SLPs
  2. The learner will name and explain commonalities of the disorders cited.
  3. Reviewing salient features and treatment rationale in two fluency programs: Color Me Fluentä, Farley (Super Duper Publications, 2006) and FLAPS, Farley (TpT, 2017), the learner will exhibit knowledge of five (5) treatment strategies for the following three (3) areas: preschool fluency disorders, confirmed stuttering (ages 8-up), and cluttering, as defined by workshop vernacular.
  4. The learner will recognize versatility of CMF and FLAPS (fluency, language, articulation, pragmatics, syntax) in order to effect change in both fluency and overall symbolic and pragmatic communication skills.

Financial Disclosure:  The speaker receives a small honorarium from the sales of Color Me Fluent and FLAPS. No remuneration is associated with this presentation.

Non Financial Disclosure: There are no non-financial disclosures

Current Trends and Topics in Adult Therapy

Allison McGee, MSP, CCC-SLP, CDP

This course will seek to reinforce the need for functional, effective treatments during speech therapy in the adult/geriatric population, specifically in the skilled nursing and post-acute care settings. The author will also provide any relevant changes in billing and CMS guidelines related to the provision of quality speech therapy services. Participants will complete collaborative problem solving related to choosing appropriate evaluations, developing functional goals, providing functional treatments, documenting skilled need and progress, managing interdisciplinary relationships, and deciding when to discharge.

 3 Learning Objectives:

  1. The participant will be able to generate appropriate documentation of skilled services.
  2. The participant will be able to demonstrate functional treatment strategies/techniques.
  3. The participant will be able to summarize relevant changes in billing and CMS guidelines.

 Financial and Non-Financial disclosures:

I am employed by HealthPro-Heritage as the Rehab Director at the Heritage at Lowman. I am the VP of Governmental Affairs for SCSHA as well as a member of the convention committee.