NDSC (National Down Syndrome Congress)
Date: July 20 - July 23, 2017
Location: Sacramento, CA
Presenter: Monica Purdy, MA, CCC-SLP | Heather Vukelich, MS, CCC-SLP | Jennifer Gray, MS, CCC-SLP
TalksTools is excited to announce that we will be represented at NDSC 2017 year by THREE speakers!
- Monica Purdy, MA, CCC-SLP, TalkTools Instructor
- Heather Vukelich, MS, CCC-SLP and Brian Hockel, DDS
- Jennifer Gray, MS, CCC-SLP
"Understanding Sensory Differences and How It Can improve Your Child's Quality of Life"
This 3 hour presentation is based on Monica's new one day course, "Sensory Intervention Techniques for Speech-Language Pathologists".
Monica will give a detailed overview of the importance of SLPs understanding how the individual’s sensory system is the foundation in how they are able to interpret, process, and react in their environment
"Airway, Orthodontics, Apnea and Oral Placement Therapy"
Posture and function of the jaw and mouth muscles will affect speech, facial and jaw development, and even the airway. As breathing and speaking are vital to health and personal development, you will want to learn in this presentation how to optimize your child's potential through addressing the common root causes of speech, orthodontic, and sleep apnea problems.
"Effective Strategies for Improved Communication and Speech Clarity for Children with Diagnosis of Down Syndrome"
This presentation will focus on effective communication strategies for children, birth to school-age, with the diagnosis of Down Syndrome. Factors that impact appropriate communication will be presentation
More details on the speakers and their presentations will be posted on NDSC in the coming weeks
Date: July 20-23, 2017
Venue: Sacramento Convention Center | Sacramento, CA