November 25, 2014

ASHA: Harry Belafonte, Annie and John Glenn, the Geists, and Harry Potter World

The ASHA convention is the biggest speech pathology convention in the world. This year over 12,000 people attended. It also involves big names, and big events. Here are some of the events that occurred this year:
  • Opening speakers: Harry Belafonte (singer), his daughter and granddaughter 
  • Awards: Annie and John Glenn (astronaut and senator)
  • Awardees: Bill and Willie Geist (Today Show host)(see mention on the Today Show 8 minutes into this clip
  • Closing party: Harry Potter World
At Harry Potter World: Lynn Williams (ASHA convenor), Hogwarts train conductor, Sharynne, Elise Baker