Next Stop: ASHA in Atlanta
Like many in the speech-language-hearing world, ADVANCE is headed to Atlanta tomorrow for ASHA's 2012 conference. The 3-day conference has a lot to offer — with more than 12,000 attendees, 300 exhibitors, keynote address by Maya Angelou, awards given to former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords and thousands of educational sessions.
Before you head to Atlanta, you can check out ASHA's Program Planner, which will allow you to plan which sessions you attend by searching by author, keyword, time, date, session level, instructional level and tracks.
For instance, looking for sessions all about apps, you can check out:
- On Thursday, Nov. 15 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. "Pairing Picture Books With Apps to Contextually Target Language Objectives" in room A402-A403;
- On Friday, Nov. 16 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. "Mobile Apps for Managing Memory Impairment After Brain Injury in room B314; and
- On Saturday, Nov. 17 from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. "iPhone Apps & Their Role in Parkinson's Speech Therapy" in Hall A2.
What about sessions on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders? You have your choice of 123 sessions on this topic.
Students looking for sessions just for you? Check out sessions with you mind:
- On Nov. 15 from 3-4 p.m. "A Review of the Evidence of Autism Treatment" in room A402-A403
- On Nov. 16 from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. "How to Launch & Build a Successful Research Career" in room B406
- On Nov. 17 from 8-9 a.m. "Therapy Notes & Writing Guidelines for Students" in room B216
SLP Assistants, there is a track of sessions just for you too!
Check out the Program Planner here.
If you're headed to Atlanta too, have a great and safe trip. Also let us know in the comments below what you're looking forward to most this year. See you there!