November 25, 2009

ASHA Convention, New Orleans, Nov 2009

The 2009 American Speech-Language-Hearing Convention was held in New Orleans (noo-or-lenz) with 10,000 speech pathologists (SLPs) and audiologists in attendance. The convention was a time to meet with SLP colleagues from around the world.

Prof. Ilknur Mavis (Turkey), Noel McPherson (UK), Prof. Seyhun Topbas (Turkey), Brian (USA), Sharynne McLeod, Angie Singh (USA) at the Plural Publishing meet the author.

My current and past students were able to meet and discuss SLP issues from around the world. Students at ASHA included my postdoctoral student Dr Karla Washington, PhD student Jane McCormack and Anna O'Callaghan.
Dr Karla Washington (Canada), Prof Sharynne McLeod and Jane McCormack (CSU) at the ASHA convention closing party at Mardi Gras World

ASHA Presentations:

  1. McLeod, S. (2009, November). Speech-language pathologists’ understanding and practices regarding tongue/palate contact in speech assessment and intervention. Invited co-presenter in 2 hour seminar titled Clinical tools for representing speech productions: Transcription & beyond. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, USA.
  2. McLeod, S. (2009, November). Teaching speech sound disorders: Keeping up with research and reality. Invited co-presenter in 1 hour seminar American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, USA.
  3. McCormack, J., McLeod, S., McAllister, L., & Harrison, L. J. (2009, November). The experience of everyday life for children with speech impairment. Technical paper presented to American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, New Orleans, USA.