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WSLHA Fall Workshop

Join us for two exciting presentations:

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“Working Memory, Language, and Literacy" 

by: Kimberly Peters, Ph.D., CCC-SLP/A, LSLS Cert. AVT


"Social Skills Intervention:  Strategies and Programs for Supporting Children’s Social Communication in Context"

by: Kate Krings, M.S. CCC-SLP

Orin Smith Auditorium,
South Lake Union Campus,
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington

WSLHA offers exciting opportunities for you to showcase your company through sponsorship and workshop exhibiting!

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WSLHA Summer Workshop - SAVE THE DATE

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Location: St. Luke’s Rehabilitation Institute Spokane, WA

Speaker: Samantha Shune: “Beyond dysphagia: Other considerations in managing swallowing disorders”

Exhibiting Opportunities

WSLHAwould like to offer your non-profit or business the chance to be front and center during our summer workshop. Our exhibitor tables allow you to showcase your products and services while networking with attendees!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring our workshop shows attendees that you value continuing education as much as we do! Get your logo displayed throughout the event and stand out as one of our partners committed to giving back to those in the industry.

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Strategies for Assessment and Treatment Following Tracheostomy: An Interactive Seminar

Offered for CEU credit, this interactive seminar provides clinical information regarding the basics of a tracheostomy, including the physiologic impact of tracheostomy on patient respiratory, speech, and swallowing functions. Clinicians will learn step-by-step strategies for assessment and application of a no-leak speaking valve to restore communication, improve swallow, improve secretion management, and restore subglottic pressure in adults who require a tracheostomy. Instructions for successful assessment and placement of a no-leak speaking valve in-line during mechanical ventilation will be demonstrated together with a review of ventilator settings, best practice procedures, and safe alarm practice when using a speaking valve. Advanced options for treatment of dysphagia, including while a patient is on mechanical ventilation will be presented.

Attendees will learn the importance of early intervention and strategies for utilizing a no-leak speaking valve through case studies. Learning is enhanced through hands-on training sessions, patient videos, and group discussion.

Early Bird Registration (through 5/18/2019- $119
Regular Registration (After 5/18/2019) - $149

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