March 19 - 21, 2014
North Raleigh Hilton Midtown
3415 Wake Forest Road
Rates: Prevailing State Rate (single) and $99 (double). Hotel room rates are quoted per room per night and are subject to applicable state and local taxes at time of check in.
- 919-872-2323 - North Raleigh Hilton
- 1-800-HILTONS (800-445-8667)
- online North Raleigh Hilton/Midtown
Hotel deadline: February 14, 2014
Convention Refund Policy:
No refunds will be made unless notification is in writing and is postmarked by February 1, 2014. A $50 processing fee will be charged for each refund. No refunds will be issued until after the convention.
|Short Courses||Full Convention||Full Convention||Wednesday||Thursday||Friday|
|*add'l fee||by 2/24/14||after 2/24/14|
|Active Member||$75 ea.||$250||$300||$170||$190||$170|
|Associate Member||$70 ea||$240||$290||$160||$180||$160|
|Life Member||$65 ea.||$125||$150||$85||$95||$85|
|NCSHLA Student Member||$25 ea.||$35||$45||$35||$40||$35|
|**NCSHLA Student Volunter||$20 ea.||$25||$35||$35||$45||$35|
|Student Non-Member||$30 ea.||$45||$55||$45||$55||$45|
Judith Kuster, Ph.D.
Judith is a professor in the department of Speech, Hearing and Rehabilitation Services at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She is an ASHA fellow and holds Specialty Certification in stuttering. Judith created and maintains the Stuttering Home Page, a guide and resources for professionals, adults and children about the treatment of stuttering, cluttering, and other communication disorders. She has been invited to give presentations about resources for the treatment of communications disorders North America, Europe and China. Along with Michael Sugarman, Judy chairs the annual online stuttering conference, ISAD Conference. ISAD is held on a yearly basis, for the three weeks before International Stuttering Awareness Day, every year. International Stuttering Awareness Day is October 22. She has been the organiser of this conference since 1998. This conference is the most widely available regular research on stuttering. She has published many articles focused on speech-language pathology for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Bonnie Martin-Harris, PhD, CCC-SLP, BRS-S
Dr. Bonnie Martin-Harris is Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery and Director of Medical University of South Carolinaâ€™s Evelyn Trammell Institute for Voice and Swallowing, Charleston. She is also Director of the Doctoral Program in Health and Rehabilitation Science in the Department of Health Sciences and Research. Dr. Martin-Harris is a past President, Dysphagia Research Society and serves on the editorial board of the Dysphagia Journal. She is past Chair of the Specialty Board on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders.
Joani Richardson, OTR/L
Ms. Richardson graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy. She worked for 11 years in various fields of OT in CA, KS, MO and NC. In 1997 she began working with Burke County Public Schools. Ms. Richardson was the lead OT for ten years there and then served as the Autism Support Services Coordinator, as an AU evaluation team member and on the AU problem Solving Team for five years. She is currently providing consultation, training and intervention in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder across the state as a private practitioner.
Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Received her Ph.D. from Northwestern University. She is a Professor of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology at California State University, Sacramento. She is also currently a part-time itinerate speech language pathologist in San Juan Unified School District where she provides direct services to both elementary and high school students. She has worked in educational and medical settings with a wide variety of clients ranging from preschoolers through geriatric patients.
Her primary research interests are in the areas of assessment and treatment of multicultural students with communication disorders as well as with service delivery to children from low income backgrounds. She has over 50 publications including 6 books, and has made over 260 presentations at the local, state, national and international levels. She is a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and won the Upton Sinclair Outstanding Educator Award for her service to children in poverty. She lived in the Philipines from ages 6 to 17 years.
Susan Sexton, M.A., CCC-SLP
Susan Sexton was a speech and language pathologist in Lapeer County Michigan for 34 years. She developed the 5-Minute Kids program in the North Branch Area Schools in 2002. Since that time, the 5-Minute Kids concept has been implemented nationally and internationally. She is the author of 5-Minute Kids program and co-author with Linda Seth with 5-Minute Kids Therapy and 5-Minute Games.
Michael Towey, M.A., CCC-SLP
Michael Towey manages the Speech Pathology Department and Voice and Swallowing Center of Maine at Waldo County General Hospital in Belfast, ME. He is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and has developed innovative speech telepractice approaches, directing nine speech pathologists providing speech telepractice, including international treatment of speech, voice and swallowing disorders. Mike directs the only speech telepractice training program in the United States accredited by the American Telemedicine Association. He has authored articles about speech telepractice and is author of Speech Therapy Telepractice in Telerehabilitation (Springer, 2012). Mike teaches graduate level classes in voice and swallowing disorders and the application of speech telepractice at the University of Maine and Northern Arizona University.