Tag Archives: Continuing Ed

  • Winter PD Retreat 2022

    Winter PD 2-22 zoom grid

    We had an amazing day of professional development at our annual Winter Retreat this year! We started off the morning with Nia Thomas, MS, CCC-SLP, Founder and Editor of Bilingual Resources,  who presented on Culturally Responsive Evaluations and Intervention. Our key takeaway from her presentation was that the disparity between the cultural diversity of therapists and… (read more)

  • A Fall of Coming Together (Apart) to Support Students and Each Other

    White cloud with satellites on blue background. Text reads: Coming Together (Apart) to support students and each other

    Long before Covid and CDL and travel restrictions, Hello was working to perfect the art of remote work. Many of our clinicians have a hybrid schedule that puts them onsite in schools once a month, but even THFers who work a more traditional onsite-everyday schedule are remote from their THF co-workers! As a result, we… (read more)

  • Stuttering: A Journey with Dr. Derek Daniels

    screen shot of stuttering neurodiversity slide and zoom call participants

    Our final PD event this year was a game-changing evening with Dr. Derek Daniels from Wayne State University, who shared his expertise on Working with School-Age Children Who Stutter. Dr. Daniels emphasized a shift of focus for stuttering treatment, which approaches stuttering as a result of neurodiversity, not an abnormal brain. This was the first… (read more)

  • Winter Retreat 2021 with Dr. Shameka Stanford

    dr shameka stanford zoom group

    We were thrilled to have Dr. Shameka Stanford, PhD, CCC-SLP, present to our group on Combatting the School-to-Confinement Pipeline Through your Clinical Practice. Dr. Stanford, an Associate Professor in the CSD department at Howard University, is the first and only Juvenile Forensic SLP in the United States. Her presentation focused on the overall outlook of juvenile justice… (read more)

  • Fall PD Event for the win! Myths and Realities of Dyslexia: Shifting our Response in 2020

    We launched our first Professional Development of the year by welcoming Elizabeth Martin, Administrator for Dyslexia and Reading Intervention at Portland Public Schools. Elizabeth shared recent state legislation about schools’ roles in addressing dyslexia and how it impacts our profession. Elizabeth provided some fabulous resources for pinpointing areas of dyslexia within students in our districts,… (read more)

  • The COVID Chronicles: Orientation, Back-to-School, and Continuing Ed!

    After 15 years in business, we have developed lots of great traditions around here. Many of our traditions are centered around coming together to celebrate or to learn, and as we all know, that “coming together” bit looks a little different these days. Despite the challenges presented by the need for social distancing, carrying on… (read more)