Communication Sciences & Disorders

School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

Pediatric Language and Literacy Disorders, Let’s Get Ethical, and Supervising Generation Z

We are thrilled to welcome Alumni and clinicians back to the Ole Miss campus in Oxford for the 2019 Ole Miss Fall Institute! The Fall Institute will be held October 10-11 at the Inn at Ole Miss and is sponsored by the UM NSSLHA Chapter and the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the School of Applied Sciences at the University of Mississippi. Online registration is officially open, and we encourage you to register early and begin making your plans for this two-day continuing education conference as soon as possible. The Inn at Ole Miss has reserved a block of rooms at a special rate for registrants of Fall Institute. Reserve your room now by calling 662-234-2331 or 1-888-486-7666 or online at the Inn at Ole Miss.

New this year: Organizations may register multiple participants in one easy registration and payment. If you have questions regarding the event or need special assistance (i.e. Physical disability, vision, hearing, dietary/allergies), email olemissfallinstitute@gmail.com.

This course is offered for 1.0 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate Level, Professional Area). The Mississippi Department of Education will award 1.0 CEUs of credit for this course.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

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Topics and Presenters

The Behavior-Language Connection: Collaboration, Intervention and Accessing the Environment
Gina Keene, M.A., CCC-SLP and Amy Livingston, M.S., CCC-SLP

Success for Students with Language and Literacy Disorders
Missy Schraeder, PhD, CCC-SLP, CALT-QI

Delay Versus Difference: Differences to Know for Children From Low SES Backgrounds
Janie Magee, M.A.,CCC-SLP, Lesley Mancini, M.S., CCC-SLP, and Gina Jenkins, M.S., CCC-SLP

Let’s get Ethical!
Josie Alston, M.A., CCC-SLP

Supervising Generation Z
Amy Livingston, M.S., CCC-SLP and Kim Ward, Au.D., CCC-A

Presenter Biographies & Disclosures

Ms. Gina Jenkins, M.S., CCC-SLP, is the Interim Chair of the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Delta State University.  She also serves as instructor currently teaching courses in Language Development and Disorders.  She has experience in clinical education and teaching across many disorders and settings.  In addition to being certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Ms. Jenkins is currently licensed by the State of Mississippi in Speech-Language Pathology and holds a Mississippi Department of Education License.
Disclosure: 
Financial— Mrs. Jenkins has financial disclosures of the following. She receives a salary from Delta State University and is receiving travel expenses and accommodations for presenting at this conference.
Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Gina Keene , M.A., CCC-SLP is a clinical instructor in the HILL Program at the University of Mississippi.  She is a speech-language pathologist with over twenty years of experience primarily working with children who have moderate to severe language disorders.
Disclosure: 
Financial— Mrs. Keene has financial disclosures of the following. She is a clinical instructor and receives a salary from the University of Mississippi and the Hearin Foundation as part of the HILL Program. Mrs. Keene also is receiving accommodations for presenting at this conference.
Nonfinancial— Mrs. Keene has clinical interest in autism spectrum disorders, language and literacy, and augmentative and alternative communication.

Amy Livingston , M.S., CCC-SLP is a clinical instructor and Speech Language Pathologist at the University of Mississippi. She has been a speech-language pathologist for 20 years specializing in language disorders in children, Autism Spectrum Disorder, collaborative practice and supervision.   Disclosure: 
Financial— Ms. Livingston has financial disclosures of the following. She is a clinical supervisor and receives a salary from the University of Mississippi and the Hearin Foundation as part of the HILL Program. Ms. Livingston also is receiving accommodations for presenting at this conference.
Nonfinancial— Ms. Livingston serves on the Autism Advisory Board of Mississippi and is also the 2020 President-Elect of the Mississippi Speech Language Hearing Association.  Ms. Livingston serves as an alderwoman in New Albany, MS.

Janie Magee , M.A., CCC-SLP is the Clinical Director and an instructor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Delta State University. She received her Master of Arts degree from Louisiana State University and is currently a doctoral student at Delta State University in the Professional Studies program with a concentration in higher education.
Disclosure: 
Financial— Mrs. Magee has financial disclosures of the following. She receives a salary from Delta State University and is receiving travel expenses and accommodations for presenting at this conference.
Nonfinancial— Mrs. Magee’s professional interests include supervision and the supervisory process, adult neurogenics, and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Lesley Mancini , M.S., CCC-SLP is an Instructor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences at Delta State University. She received her Bachelor of Science from Delta State University and her Master of Science in Communicative Disorders from Jackson State University. Lesley has clinical experience in pre-school therapy, the school setting, and in skilled nursing.
Disclosure: 
Financial— Ms. Mancini has financial disclosures of the following. She receives a salary from Delta State University and is receiving travel expenses and accommodations for presenting at this conference.
Nonfinancial— No relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.

Missy Schraeder , PhD, CCC-SLP, CALT-QI, is the Director at the DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi. Previously, she served as the school’s professional development coordinator and a classroom teacher. She received her doctorate degree in educational administration and her master’s degree in speech-language pathology.  She has served as an adjunct instructor at The University of Southern Mississippi. She holds Mississippi licensure in Speech-Language Pathology and Education (speech-language, K-8).
Disclosure: 
Financial— Missy Schraeder – Dr. Schraeder has the following financial disclosures. She receives a salary and has intellectual property rights from the DuBard School for Language Disorders. Dr. Schraeder is receiving travel expenses and accommodations for presenting at this conference.
Nonfinancial— Dr. Schraeder is a nationally certified speech-language pathologist, a Certified Academic Language Therapist-Qualified Instructor (CALT-QI), and a Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist (CERI-SLDS).  She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Mississippi Speech-Language-Hearing Association, the Academic Language Therapy Association, and the Mississippi Chapter of the Academic Language Therapy Association. She has presented at regional and national conferences in the areas of oral and written language disorders (including dyslexia), multisensory instruction, and childhood apraxia of speech.

Kim Ward, Au.D., CCC-A, is an Associate Professor and Audiology Clinical Education Director at The University of Southern Mississippi. She teaches graduate courses within the Doctor of Audiology program in implantable devices, pediatric audiology, and audiologic counseling.  She received her Doctorate of Audiology from USM in 2010 and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education of the Deaf in 2004. Dr. Ward received the MSHA Clinical Achievement Award in 2015.
Disclosure: 
Financial— Dr. Ward has financial disclosures of the following. She receives a salary from the University of Southern Mississippi and is receiving travel expenses and accommodations for presenting at this conference.
Nonfinancial— Dr. Ward also reports a nonfinancial disclosure of being the current President of the Mississippi Speech Language Hearing Association.  Dr. Ward is also the President-Elect of the Educational Audiology Association and has served the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in the past as chair of the ASHA’s Medicaid Committee. Dr. Ward also serves pediatric clients birth age to 21 in the on-campus audiology clinic providing diagnostic evaluations, cochlear implant programming, and pediatric hearing aid fittings.

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