Wednesday, June 29, 2016 (Pre-Convention)*

Listening and Spoken Language Specialist (LSLS®) Certification Examination
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Registration / Information / CEUs

 

Thursday, June 30, 2016 (Pre-Convention)

7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Registration / Information / CEUs
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Morning Workshops (ticket required)
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Afternoon Workshops (ticket required)
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Colorado Pioneers in Hearing Reception

 

Friday, July 1, 2016 (Convention)

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration / Information / CEUs
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Children’s Program (separate registration required)
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Knowledge Sessions

Speech, Spoken Language and Ling: We Can!

From "Dreamers" to "Velvet Bulldozers": Stokes' 6-Stages

Homework 101: A Strong Start for Families

Second Time Around: Cochlear Implant Success for the Older Child

LSLS Strategies: What, How and Why?

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Morning Workshops (ticket required)
8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chapter Training (ticket required)
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Knowledge Sessions

Quality or Quantity of Language: Where to Focus?

Improving Behavior at Home and in School with Love and Logic

Teachers, Teams, Technology: Listening in Today's Classroom

Speech to My Ears

Making the First Move: Techniques for Effective Self-Advocacy

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Learning Lab

Assessing Auditory and Speech Skills in Children after Cochlear Implantation

Time with Ted: Looking Ahead with Ted Meyer, M.D., AG Bell's Incoming Board President

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Knowledge Sessions

Parental Perspectives: Fueling Success in the Mainstream Classroom

Focus on Teens: Safety and Bullying Prevention

Keep Calm & Music On!

Is Your Teamwork ENUF?

The Common Ground: Working Together

12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. First Timers Orientation
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Accelerate Sessions (15 minutes each, plus 15 for panel)

Professional Learning

Beyond YouTube: Video Support for Professional Learning!
LSLab: A DIY Professional Development Initiative
Professional Development through Hearing First

Technology

Recent Advances in Bone-Anchored Hearing Implants
Early Auditory-Verbal Intervention in Atresia and Microtia

Otologic Issues and Hearing Loss

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Knowledge Building Sessions

Aural Rehabilitation for Teens and Adults

Managing Hearing Needs in School-Aged Children

Single-Word Vocabulary Practice: It Makes a Difference

Essential Programs to Coach and Empower Parents

Increasing Student Progress via Team Collaboration

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Learning Lab

Emergent Speech and Literacy with SMILE

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Accelerate Sessions (15 minutes each, plus 15 for panel)

Global Issues

Parents’ View on Auditory-Verbal Therapy in Denmark
Strategies for Mentoring: Insights from Vietnam
Mentoring across the Miles

Special Populations

Working with the 40 Percent
Hearing Loss: Just One Piece of the Puzzle

Online Together: When it is more than hearing loss

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Knowledge Building Sessions

Self-Advocacy: Building Social Relationships

Enhancing Intervention and Assessment with LENA

Power of Parents: Panel and Interactive Session

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Learning Lab

Advocacy through the Ages

3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Dena Goldstein Mixer
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Accelerate Sessions

Telepractice

Telepractice: Delivering Early Intervention and Audiology Services
Using Telepractice to Advance Opportunities for Family-centered Intervention
Launching an Intervention Program Using Telepractice

Games & Things

Click on This!
Fun & Games: The Many Sides of Velcro
There is an App for that, and an iPad Too

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Knowledge Building Sessions

2020: Reassessing Teacher Preparation - The Next Decade

Building Self-Advocacy and Repair Strategies Early

Music 101 for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adults

Storytelling from the Heart: Cultivating Positive Outcomes for your Child

5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Exhibit Hall/Welcome Reception

 

 

Saturday, July 2, 2016 (Convention)

7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Registration / Information / CEUs
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Children’s Program (separate registration required)

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. General Session
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Interactive Sessions

Extended Learning with Dr. David Sousa, Hearing First and AG Bell

Can Babies Go To Space?

Accelerating Parent Effectiveness: An Evidence-Based Coaching Model

Auditory-Verbal Graduates: A 25 Year Outcome Update

Turning Pages: Progress and Opportunity through Books

Launching an Intervention Program Using Telepractice

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Learning Labs

Cochlear Family: A Lifetime of Support and Great Benefits To Help You Hear Your Personal Best!

Climbing to New Heights this School Year

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Knowledge Building Sessions

I AM GREAT: Building Self-Esteem

We Are in It Together: The Family's Journey

Learning to Listen: Theory to Practice

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Interactive Sessions

Accelerating Progress via Technology:  Making Telepractice Integral to the LSL Family-Centered Service Continuum

Dig Deep: Building a Mentoring Mindset

Engaging and Sustaining Parental Commitment through Learning to Listen  

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Learning Labs

Innovations in Rehabilitation

Choose Your Child's Hearing Adventure: Meet Stars from Other Stories

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Knowledge Session

Storytelling from the Heart: Cultivating Positive Outcomes for your Child

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Knowledge Building Sessions

Advancing Professional Support for Families in Poverty

Evaluating Audiology Test Results—Looking Towards Management

Mainstreaming Building Blocks: Self-Advocacy from the Start

Living Large with Language Learning

Preschool Teachers’ Language: Challenges for Children’s Learning

3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Knowledge Building Session

Utilizing Complementary Accessories To Maximize Communication

Beyond Hearing Aids Using Technology To Access Life

4:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. Special Session

Inspiration Station with Betsy Brooks

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. AG Bell Awards Reception
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. Listening and Spoken Language Celebration

 

Sunday, July 3, 2016 (Convention)

7:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Registration / Information / CEUs

7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Stars and Stripes Breakfast Bonanza (ticket required)
7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Children’s Program (separate registration required)

8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Special Session

LSLab: A DIY Professional Development Initiative

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Research Symposium

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Knowledge Building Sessions

Early Connections Matter

Their Words, Their World: Culturally Relevant Intervention

Tech Life Hacks

A Strengths-based Approach to Hearing Loss

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Interactive Session

AG Bell Academy Session on Mentoring and Analyzing LSL Video Tapes

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Knowledge Building Sessions

If Only You Would Listen to What I Say

Silent NO MORE: Personal Life Stories to Educate, Inspire, and Advocate

Leadership Opens Opportunities For Deaf Adults (LOOFA)

*All times are subject to change