Speech, Language and Learning Intervention Research Symposium

March 26  27, 2021 | Online

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Schedule

The Speech, Language and Learning Intervention Research Symposium features speakers, panel sessions and roundtable discussions that encourage maximum interaction. Web tools, extended Q&A sessions with speakers and interactive note documents will provide opportunities for participants to share their expertise and experiences.

Date and Sessions

Day 1 – March 26

Please note that there is a 15-minute break between each session.

Time Session Details
8 – 8:30 a.m. Opening remarks
  • Shelley Gray, professor, ASU College of Health Solutions
8:45 – 9:30 a.m. Key topic: Literacy
Speaker Session A
Topic – Therapists working together to support the bilingual child: a case study.

Note: This presentation is pre-recorded.
  • Karen Rose, Bar-Ilan University

Speaker Session B
Topic – Supporting equity in the assessment of young dual-language learners

  • Lilian Duran, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, College of Education, University of Oregon
9:45 – 11:15 a.m. Panel on Literacy
Topic – Goals to Action: Expanding your CLD Language and Literacy Toolbox
  • Mary Alt, professor, University of Arizona
  • Elizabeth Iljaba, professor, City University of New York
  • Jeanne Wanzek, professor, Vanderbilt University
11:15 – 11:45 a.m. Midday break and research poster session with live Q&A.
Noon – 12:45 p.m. Key topic: Triangle of Success
Speaker Session
Topic – Classroom literacy experiences of bilingual preschoolers with and without low language skills.
  • Ashley Adams, assistant professor, San Diego State University
1 – 1:45 p.m. Speaker Session A
Topic – Crossing Boundaries: Providing preservice teachers and SLP graduate students with interdisciplinary opportunities for language and literacy interventions.
  • Susan Porter, associate professor, California State University

Speaker Session B
Topic – Impact of Bilingual Narrative Intervention.

Note: This presentation is pre-recorded.

  • Carmit Altman, professor, School of Education & Gonda Brain Research Center, Bar-Ilan University
2 – 2:45 p.m. Panel on Triangle of Success
Topic – Ten principles of grammatical language intervention for dual-language learners: The application of linguistically relevant best practice.

Panelists:

  • Kai Greene, assistant professor, California State University
  • Christine Fiestas, associate professor, University of Saint Augustine
  • Casey Taliancich-Klinger, assistant professor, University of Texas, San Antonio
  • Gabriela Simon-Cereijido, professor, California State University, Los Angeles
  • Brenda K. Gorman, professor, Elmhurst College
3 – 4:30 p.m. Panel on Triangle of Success
Topic – Purposefully Inclusive Intervention: The Case for Prioritizing Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

Panelists:

  • Cate Crowley, professor, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Sharon Vaughn, executive director, The Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk, University of Texas at Austin

Day 2 – March 27

Please note that there is a 15-minute break between each session.

Time Session Details
8 – 9:15 a.m. Panel
Topic – The University of California/California State University California Collaborative for Neurodiversity and Learning: Better practices to support culturally and linguistically diverse children with learning differences.

Panelists:

  • Kai Greene, assistant professor, California State University, Dominguez Hills
  • Laura Rhinehart, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Sue Sears, California State University, Northridge
  • Rachel Friedman Narr, California State University, Northridge
  • Anna Osipova, California State University, Los Angeles
9:30 – 10:45 a.m. Roundtable on Literacy
Topic – Interactive discussion with leaders in the speech-language profession about new research as well as the challenges to interdisciplinary collaboration that stem from inequity, misconceptions, and bias. Participants will explore ways to address and overcome these challenges in order to improve intervention outcomes.
  • Ashley Adams, assistant professor, San Diego State University
  • Lillian Duran, professor, University of Oregon
  • Steve Graham, Regents and Warner Professor, ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
  • Karen Harris, professor, Arizona State University, ASU Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
11 – 12:15 p.m. Roundtable on Triangle of Success
Topic – Interactive discussion with leaders in the speech-language profession about new research as well as the challenges to interdisciplinary collaboration that stem from inequity, misconceptions and bias. Participants will explore ways to address and overcome these challenges in order to improve intervention outcomes.
  • Mary Alt, professor, University of Arizona
  • Cate Crowley
  • Kai Greene
  • Sharon Vaughn
12:30 – 1 p.m. Closing remarks
  • Laida Restrepo, professor, ASU College of Health Solutions