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Participants will learn about how, when, and why ongoing assessment of students with hearing loss is important and how to select the most appropriate assessment tools for progress monitoring. Participants will have the opportunity learn how to administer several assessments pertaining to language and vocabulary.

When Feb 26, 2014 02:25 PM to
Feb 27, 2014 02:25 PM
Where Alamance County
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-419-1428
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Participants will learn about how, when, and why ongoing assessment of students with hearing loss is important and how to select the most appropriate assessment tools for progress monitoring. Participants will have the opportunity learn how to administer several assessments pertaining to language and vocabulary.

Biographies: 

Sharon Moore, M.A., CED, NBCT, LSLS Cert. AVT received her BS degree and Hearing Impaired certification from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and Master’s degree in Language Development and Learning from Lenoir Rhyne University. She taught at the Central North Carolina School for the Deaf from 1985-1996. Sharon has worked as an exceptional children’s resource teacher for Guilford County Schools, the Central NC Early Intervention Program for Children Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, and the Resource Support Program for the Office of Education Services. Sharon has her Birth through Kindergarten Certification, Reading Certification, C.E.D., Infant Toddler credentials and National Board Certification as an Exceptional Needs Specialist. Sharon is currently a consultant for the Exceptional Children’s Division of the Dept. of Public Instruction. Sharon has served as Secretary/Historian on the Board of Directors for the North Carolina Chapter of AG Bell.

Sherri Vernelson, M.S., LSLS Cert. AV Ed. has been teaching children with hearing loss since 1993, with a slight hiatus to have children of her own. She has been an itinerant and a classroom teacher through the years. Sherri has worked with children and families in Auditory Verbal, Auditory-Oral, and Cued Speech approaches. She received her Master's degree from the John Tracy Clinic/University of San Diego Program and is an LSLS Certified Auditory-Verbal Educator. Sherri is currently a Consulting Teacher for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Exceptional Children's Division of the Dept. of Public Instruction.

Christina Armfield, M.S., CCC-SLP completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at Western Carolina University in the area of Communication Science and Disorders. She currently provides Auditory-Verbal therapy for students in the Alamance Burlington School System and is the lead specialist for the Deaf/Hard of Hearing Program for the county.

Victoria Davis, M.A., CCC-SLP received her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1995 and her Master of Arts in Communicative Sciences and Disorder from Hampton University in 1997. She has been practicing speech and language pathology since receiving her CCCs in 1998, with service delivery in a variety of settings to include early intervention, home health, skilled nursing, acute care and a variety of school based settings. Victoria is presently with the Alamance Burlington school system providing speech and language therapy to middle school age students, as well as auditory verbal therapy.

Alma Scoby, M.A., CAS is a NC Teaching Fellow alum, who graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a Bachelor of Science in Special Education. She also completed her graduate study in School Psychology at Appalachian State University. Alma has been a school psychologist for 12 years and the lead school psychologist with the Alamance Burlington School System for the past three years.

 

Location:

Alamance County

1712 Vaughn Road

Burlington, NC  27217

1. There is NO COST for NC Professionals; $50 for out-of-state attendees

2. Non ASHA CEU’s will be offered for all workshops.

3. To Register: Visit www.med.unc.edu/earandhearing/registration (registration deadline = 1 week prior to workshop)


CEUs: 1.1 (LSLS Approved)

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