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Agenda

Thursday, November 14th                                                                                                                  

8:00 – 8:25 am                    Registration/Check in and CEU Materials Pick up

8:30 - 8:45                           Welcome and Introductions

                                                                 Kimberly Scott  MSHS, CHES, Arkansas Department of Health

8:45 - 9:45                           Taking Your Why on the Emotional Journey

                                                             Johnnie Sexton, Au.D., The CARE Project

9:45 - 10:15                          A Ticket to Ride 

                                                             Patti Martin PhD., Arkansas Children's Hospital

10:15 - 10:30                        Break

10:30 - 11:30                        Road Blocks, Detours, and Scenic Routes: Family Support and Counseling  

                                                            Rachel Sievers, Au.D./Parent, Arkansas Children's Hospital, AR Hands and Voices 
 

11:30 - 12:30 PM                 Carpooling: Break Out Discussions (Pick One)

                                                Topic 1 – What Parents Wish Professionals Knew 

                                                           

                                                Topic 2 – IFSPs, IEPs and 504s

                                                           

                                                Topic 3 – Increasing Access to ASL 

12:30 - 1:30                          Lunch (provided)

1:00 - 1:30                           CARE Project Videos (Introduced by: Johnnie Sexton)
 
1:30 - 2:30                           ACEs 101:  Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences

                                                           Emily Robbins, LCSW, UAMS Department of Psychiatry  

2:30 - 2:45                            Break


2:45 - 3:45                           Carpooling Round 2: Break Out Discussions (Pick One)

                                                 Topic 4 – Insurance and Financial Assistance 101 

                                                           

                                                 Topic 5 – Facilitating Language in Everyday Life

                                                           

                                                 Topic 6 – Deaf Plus: Impact on Language Acquisition

                                                                                                              

3:45 - 4:45                          Understanding / Including Deaf Culture 

                                                          Glenn Anderson PhD., University of Arkansas - Little Rock

4:45 - 6:00                       “Exhibitor Drive-In” Reception and Cash Bar (Hors D’oeuvres will be served)

Friday, November 15th                                                                                                                      

8:00 – 8:30 am                    Registration and CEU Registry

8:30 - 8:45                             Welcome and Introductions 

                                                                  Nan Ellen East, Parent Leader and Advocate

8:45 - 9:15                            Putting Parents in the Driver’s Seat

                                                                 Mandy Jay, Parent Leader, Arkansas Hands and Voices

9:15 – 10:45                          Learning from Other Travelers: Inter-Professional Collaboration

                                                             Facilitator: Johnnie Sexton Au.D., The CARE Project

10:45 – 11:00                        Break 

                                                           

11:00 - 11:30                         Social – Emotional Intelligence in Children who are D/HH

                                                              Rachel Glade PhD., University of Arkansas Speech & Hearing Clinic, President-Elect ArkSHA

11:30- 12:30 pm                   Facilitating Literacy Development in Children who are D/HH  

                                                            Facilitator: Rachel Glade PhD., University of Arkansas Speech & Hearing Clinic, President-Elect ArkSHA

12:30 - 1:30                           Lunch (provided) / Hands-On Labs

1:30 - 2:30                             Medical Management of HL and What the Future Holds

                                                             John Dornhoffer MD., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences 

2:30 - 3:30                             Are We There Yet? – Teens and Young Adults who are D/HH  & Closing Remarks                        

                                                           Facilitator: Johnnie Sexton Au.D, The CARE Project