2016 Annual Convention

April 27 - 29

  • Featured Speakers
  • Online Registration

    Online registration will open mid January 2016.

    Not a member of NCSHLA. Want the discounted membership rates. Join NCSHLA now and you can register to attend the convention at the discounted member rates.

    Refund Policy

    No refunds for pre-registration will be made unless notification by email or in writing is received by April 1, 2016. A $50 processing fee will be charged for each refund. Refunds will not be issued until after the convention.


    N. Raleigh Hilton/Midtown
    3415 Wake Forest Road
    Raleigh, NC

    Rates: $115 (single / double). Hotel room rates are quoted per room per night and are subject to applicable state and local taxes at time of check in.

    Reservation information:
    Hotel deadline: March 27, 2016
    - 919-872-2323 - North Raleigh Hilton
    - 800-371-8104 - Hilton Worldwide
    Use code 'NCSH' when booking reservations online.

    Featured Speakers

    David W. Hammer, MA, CCC-SLP, Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA), Pittsburgh, PA

    Dave Hammer is the Director of Professional Development and Speech Services for the Childhood Apraxia of Speech Association of North America (CASANA). Prior to this position, Dave had 35 years of pediatric clinical experience at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, PA with specialty interests in childhood apraxia of speech and speech sound disorders. He has been invited to present workshops on childhood apraxia and speech sound disorders throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia. Dave was a member of the ASHA AdHoc committee on childhood apraxia of speech. He has been involved in the production of a number of apraxia-related DVD’s and an innovative children’s CD. Dave is known for his practical and therapy-rich presentations.