By Sharon Gray,
Academy Award winning actress and activist Marlee Matlin will be delivering the keynote address Friday morning. Dr. Elaine Fogel Schneider, a new professor at CSULA. will be presenting a mini-seminar on Strategies for Successful Speech & Language Therapy Friday morning. CSULA professors Dr. Ellis and Dr. Kubalanza will be presenting (along with students Paula Garcia Rodriquez and Sofia Rogers) a poster session on screening multilingual students using parent and teacher reports Saturday afternoon. Dr. Ellis and student Candy Yu will be presenting a poster session on Reading and Language that same afternoon. In addition, Dr. Ellis will be co-teaching a short course on Early Intervention for Toddlers with Down Syndrome Saturday morning. Furthermore, two of our very own CSULA grad students will be presenting poster sessions as well! Amanda Perrotti will be part of a panel presenting a poster about CSHA districts, and Kaitlynn Wyatt will be presenting literature review on interdisciplinary dysphagia screening on Friday afternoon. And Julia Hobbs, another new professor at CSULA, will be teaching a short course on Resonance Disorders and Cleft Palates on Sunday morning.
Some of the complimentary events included with the CSHA convention are the Exhibition Hall (there will be many vendors and lots of giveaways) and the Student Lounge on Friday, where there will be complimentary coffee, resource materials and opportunities to discuss career paths with CSHA members, as well as Student Round Table Discussions on interviewing, resume writing and the clinical fellowship experience.
STUDENT VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Are available at the CSHA 2017 Annual Convention. Student Volunteer opportunities are available on a first-come, first served basis during the registration process, and many time slots have already been filled. We recommend registering early to grab a volunteer spot! Student volunteers receive a refund after the convention.
In addition, there will be a Student Luncheon on Friday. Attendees must pre-register – there will be no on-site registration. Several students will be attending from CSULA. Let’s plan on sitting together!