2013 LSL Symposium

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Thank you for supporting the 2013 AG Bell LSL symposium, the premiere professional development opportunity for professionals who support children with hearing loss. You may still view session handouts and materials.


Attendees of past symposia include:
  • Listening and Spoken Language Specialists
  • Educators of the deaf
  • Speech-Language pathologists
  • Audiologists
  • Early intervention specialists
  • Special education professionals
  • Public and private school administrators
  • General education professionals
  • Social workers
  • Occupational and physical therapists
  • Public policy professionals
  • General sessions featuring presentations on delivering quality services to underserved families and within the fast-paced learning environment of the 21st century
  • Seven pre-symposium workshops offering in-depth knowledge on current trends in the field
  • Access to products, programs, and technologies to support families and children
  • Symposium Sessions that will provide practical strategies based on current research in the field
  • Explore Los Angeles, a city known for its culture, art, and numerous attractions
Symposium attendees will:
  • Learn from leaders in the field
  • Enrich your skills with practical strategies that can be implemented immediately
  • Get new ideas for effectively serving diverse children and families
  • Network and exchange ideas with peers during interactive sessions
  • Earn up to 18 continuing education units (CEU) from the AG Bell Academy, 1.8 CEUs from ASHA  and 1.8 CEUs from AAA.
Pre-Symposium Workshops and Symposium Sessions include topics such as:
  • Telepractice and other technologies that advance effective intervention and education
  • Supporting families through the emotional challenges and triumphs of raising a child with hearing loss
  • Providing quality services to children in public schools
  • Family coaching
  • Cultural and linguistic competencies
  • Implementing system changes to improve your program’s efficiency
  • Meeting the needs of learners from various generations and learning backgrounds
  • Social challenges faced and overcome by students with hearing loss

Symposium Committee

Tamala S. Bradham, Ph.D., CCC-A (Symposium Chairperson)
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

Bridget Scott-Weich, Ed.D., LSLS Cert. AVEd
Los Angeles Unified School District

Renee Polanco, M.A., LSLS Cert. AVEd
Los Angeles Unified School District

Elizabeth Boschini, M.S., CCC-SLP
Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center

Marcus W. Rose, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT