We look forward to meeting you at ASHA! Meet us at booth #1234 this Thursday until Saturday at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Here is why you should visit:
1. Meet TalkTools stars in person
Meet TalkTools Instructors in person at the booth and at their presentations:
- "Functional Assessment of Feeding Challenges in Children with Ankyloglossia" by Lori Overland, MS, CCC-SLP, C/NDT, CLC (presenting) & Robyn Merkel-Walsh, MA, CCC-SLP (not presenting)
Location: CC/West Hall A
Date: Saturday, Nov 11 11:00 AM
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Session Code: 9292
Board Number: 584
Abstract: "Presentation explores 1) current classification systems for ankyloglossia; 2) functional assessment of ankyloglossia; 3) oral sensory-motor feeding challenges associated with ankyloglossia and 4) implications for treatment."
Learner Outcomes: 1) Participants will have an improved understanding of ankyloglossia; 2) Participants will have an improved understanding of a structural assessment for ankyloglossia; 3) Participants will have an improved understanding of a functional assessment for ankyloglossia.
- "Mouth & Airway Development: Disorders, Assessment & Treatment (Birth-Age 7)" by Diane Bahr, MS, CCC-SLP, CIMI & Kristie Gatto MA, CCC-SLP, COM
Location: CC/502B (Lvl 2)
Date: Saturday, Nov 11 2:30 PM
Session Format: Seminar 1-hour
Session Code: 1759
Abstract: "Currently, there is an increasing body of literature regarding mouth and airway development, function, disorders, assessment, and treatment (over 200 journal articles/resources reviewed). This emanates from variety of disciplines and researchers around the globe. The session focuses on the best available evidence for prevention, elimination, and habilitation of mouth and concomitant airway problems in children birth to age 7. These issues significantly impact the speech-language pathologist’s treatment of feeding, speech, and mouth function."
Learner Outcomes: 1) Discuss the current research literature on mouth and airway development, function, disorders, assessment, and treatment; 2) Describe typical mouth and airway development/function and explain disruptions in mouth and airway development/function; 3) Describe and explain assessment and treatment of disruptions in mouth and airway development/function.
Renee Roy Hill, MS, CCC-SLP and Heather Vukelich, MS, CCC-SLP will be available at the booth too!
2. Get lucky
Win a FITBIT CHARGE 2! Simply visit booth #1234 and have your badge scanned to enter the raffle.
3. Play and win BIG
TalkTools is a proud ASHA Mobile Adventure Sponsor! Register here, then visit all 10 booths and correctly answer all 10 trivia questions for a chance to win $500 gift cards.
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5. See all therapy tools for real
Tired of browsing through all famous TalkTools products online or on your paper catalog? Find all TalkTools’ signature tools, such as Horn Kit, Straw Kit, Honey Bear and more at booth #1234. Handle them, try them, and have your therapy questions answered by TalkTools staff.