Crossroads Conference on Communicative Disorders

The Crossroads Conference on Communicative Disorders will be held on October 23-24, 2017 at Stewart Center, Purdue University. The event is presented by the Purdue chapter of the National Student Speech-Language-Hearing Association (NSSLHA) and Purdue Student Academy of Audiology  (SAA). The conference is open to professionals and students in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences and related fields.

Stewart Center, Purdue University

October 23 & 24, 2017

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 23

TimeInformation

8:00-9:00 

Registration

9:00-12:15

The role of verbal short-term memory in aphasia: Theory, evidence, and application to aphasia rehabilitation.  Part I 

Nadine Martin Ph.D., CCC-SLP

9:00-12:15

Acquired hearing loss and brain plasticity/Effects of long-term noise exposure on the adult auditory brain

Jos Eggermont  Ph.D

Break at 10:30-10:45

12:30-1:15

Poster presentations (box lunch available for purchase)

1:30-4:45

The role of verbal and short-term memory in aphasia: Theory, evidence, and application to aphasia rehabilitation.  Part II  

Nadine Martin Ph.D., CCC-SLP          

1:30-4:45

Tinnitus: noise in the brain/ Animal models and findings in humans

Jos Eggermont, Ph.D.

Break at 3:00-3:15

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 24

TimeInformation
8:00-9:00  Registration
9:00-12:15

Preventing misdiagnosis of phonological disorders in bilingual children: Evidence-based assessment strategies

Leah Fabiano-Smith, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

9:00-12:15

Evidence-based Interventions in Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

Mary Guerriero Austrom, Ph.D.

Break at 10:30-10:45

12:30-1:15

Poster presentations (box lunch available for purchase)

1:30-4:45

Language loss vs. language disorder in bilingual children: Increasing diagnostic accuracy

Leah Fabiano-Smith, Ph.D., CCC-SLP 

1:30-4:45

Clinical assessment and treatment of respiration

Jessica Huber, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Break at 3:00-3:15

Speech, Language, & Hearing Sciences, Lyles-Porter Hall, 715 Clinic Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2122, PH: (765) 494-3789

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