Annual Alumni Speech Language Hearing Conference
Speech, Language and Hearing Department
24th Annual Alumni Conference
Friday, October 5, 2012
Frank G. Pogue Student Center
Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
Cost: $99.00 for either presentation (includes lunch)
.5 ASHA CEUs for the day
Remember your ASHA number for paperwork!
Act 48 hours offered for Ms. Ristuccia's program only
Click below to Register
Evaluation and Management of Dysphagia
in Head and Neck Cancer
Matina Balou, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Dr. Balou, an alum of the EUP MASLP program, is a speech-language pathologist in the Head & Neck Surgery Department at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Medical Center. Her work is aimed at helping to improve swallowing ability and quality of life for head and neck cancer patients. She earned her doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology with a focus in Swallowing Disorders and Head & Neck Cancer at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, at the Otolaryngology Department/Head & Neck Surgery. While a doctoral student she was awarded seven research grants including the Gerondelis Doctoral Research Fellowship,Boston, MA, 2010 and theAHEPA Foundation Research Grant, Washington, D.C., 2011. Her research uses simultaneous solid state intraluminal manometry and videofluoroscopy, videomanometry, to understand the pressure foundations of swallowing components in the normal population and the head & neck cancer patients treated with chemoradiation.
Got R Problems?
A Phonemic Approach to R Remediation
Christine Ristuccia, MS, CCC-SLP
Frustrated with treating /r/ disorders? This course offers a new and refreshing approach to treat the most difficult of sounds. Backed with extensive research and field testing, a complete phonemic approach to evaluating and treating /r/ is presented based on the 32 different types of /r/.
Christine Ristuccia, M.S. CCC-SLP, received her Master of Science degree in communicative disorders at the University of Redlands, Redlands, CA and a Bachelor of Science degree in health sciences from San Diego State University. Christine is an experienced school-based speech-language pathologist who has worked with a wide range of communicative disorders ranging from preschool to adulthood. Christine founded Say It Right in 1999. Her phonemic approach to /r/ remediation, The Entire World of R, sets the standard for efficient, successful correction of /r/ articulation errors. Christine is the author of several books and has spoken throughout the United States on articulation disorders.
Soup and Salad Luncheon
Dr. Julie Wollman
17th President of Edinboro University
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Susan Hegel in the Speech, Language and Hearing Department: firstname.lastname@example.org
Directions to the Frank G. Pogue Center on the Edinboro Campus
Take I-79 to Exit 166 (Edinboro/Albion Exit)
Exit and continue east on 6N passing Wal~Mart. Continue approximately three (3) miles.
Look for the large EUP sign just past the Post Office--turn right into campus and pass Sox Harrison Stadium.
Proceed through the first intersection (4-way stop) and park in the McComb Lot on the left.
Walking, follow the Event Signs to the Frank G. Pogue Center which is across the street and just south of the
large fighting scot statue and McComb Field House.