Communication Sciences & Disorders
School of Applied Sciences, University of Mississippi

2022 Fall Institute at Ole Miss




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Conference Agenda

Wednesday, October 19

Student Day: No CEUs Available for Wednesday Presentations.

Wednesday Zoom Link: Coming soon!

12:45 – 1:00 Welcome and Introductions

Abby Shields, UM CSD Grad Student

Mash Everitt, UM CSD Grad Student

Vishakha Rawool, Chair, UM Communication Sciences and Disorders

1:00 – 2:00

ETS – Test Taker Resource and Guidance

Nick Bellack, ETS
2:00 – 3:00 Topic: Clinical Fellowship Tips and Resume Building Jill Glessner, MHS, CCC-SLP, EBS Healthcare
3:00 – 4:00

Topic: Praxis Test Taking Strategies and Resources

LaToya Roberts, M.S., CCC-SLP, Therapy Ed
Thursday, October 20

UM Fall Institute CE Event Begins.


Thursday Zoom Link: Coming soon!


8:00 – 8:15

Welcome and Introductions

Abby Shields, UM CSD Grad Student

Mash Everitt, UM CSD Grad Student

Dean Pete Grandjean, Dean of the School of Applied Sciences

8:15 – 10:15

How the Genetic and Neurological Data Changes Our Assessment and Treatment of Stuttering Greg Snyder, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
10:15 – 10:20


10:20 – 11:20

You (PT), Me (ST) and OT makes 3: Thriving as a therapist in a multi-disciplinary clinic

Melanie McGriff, M.Ed., CCC-SLP, COM® 
11:20 – 12:20

The Spectrum of Communication

Sarah Myers, M.S, CCC-SLP
12:20 – 1:25


1:25 – 2:25

Navigating the Depths of Preceptorship, Supervision, and Mentorship

Theresa H. Rodgers, , MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, ASHA Fellow, Licensed SLP, EdS (Learning Disabilities)

2:25 – 3:25

The Effects of Modified Multimodal Communication Treatment in People with Aphasia: A Case Study

Hyejin Park, Ph.D. & Elizabeth Burklow, M.S., CCC-SLP
3:25 – 3:30


3:30 – 4:30

Poster Sessions

  • 8:05-8:20 The Impact of Culture Within the Field of Speech-Language Pathology, Maliah Wilkinson, M.S., CF, Myriam Kornisch, Ph.D, Ying Hao, Ph.D. & Hyejin Park, Ph.D.
  • 8:20-8:35 An Examination of the Worldwide Burden of Aphasia, Ayanna Frederick, B.S., CSD, Candice J. Adams-Mitchell, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, Molly Jacobs, PhD, & Charles Ellis, Jr. PhD, CCC-SLP 
  • 8:35-8:50 Verb Tense Production Differences across Various Discourse Tasks in People with Nonfluent Aphasia, Madeline Zurbrugg, B.S., CSD & Hyejin Park, Ph.D.
  • 8:50-9:05 Complex Syntax Methods of Assessment, Ana Delgado, B.S., CSD & C. Melanie Schuele


Friday, October 21 Friday Zoom Link: Coming soon!  
8:00 Welcome

Abby Shields, UM CSD Grad Student

Mash Everitt, UM CSD Grad Student

8:05 – 10:05 Learning Differences and the Power of Early Literacy John Hodges, M.A.
10:05 – 10:10


10:10 – 12:10 What Does Ethics Mean in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology? Dr. Carolyn Higdon, Ed.D., CCC-SLP
12:10 – 12:15 Break  
12:15 – 1:45 To Thrive or Just Survive: Airway Focused Dentistry Lisa Baines, DMD
1:45 – 2:45 Speech-Language Pathologist Working with Diverse Populations Davis E. Henderson, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
2:45 – 2:50 Break


2:50 – 4:50 Optimizing Outcomes for Cochlear Implant Recipients Through Evidence Based Practice Kaitlyn A. Toner, AuD, MSCI
4:50 Closing Remarks

Abby Shields, UM CSD Grad Student

Mash Everitt, UM CSD Grad Student

Exhibit Hall

Continuing Education Information

Continuing Education Surveys will be available immediately following the conference.

ASHA Continuing Education Submission – Click Here! to complete submit your ASHA CEUs.

MDE Continuing Education Submission – MDE CEU Request Form_Fall Institute2022.  Please note: MDE CEU submission requires a $20 processing fee.  Please return to the address listed on the form.

Program Evaluation and Needs Assessment

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