The mission of RISHA is to support the professions of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology through advocacy, public awareness, and professional development on behalf of its members and the individual they serve.
RISHA 2018 Conference
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Rhode Island College
RISHA is pleased to announce our 2018 Conference to be held at Rhode Island College on March 24, 2018. An exciting line-up of presentations is planned. Joan Arsenault, CCC-SLP and Jane Musgrave OTL/R will be conducting a full- day session on Sensory Modulation theory and techniques and its role in calming, altering and grounding during dining and swallowing. Another full-day presentation will be conducted by Nerissa Hall, CCC-SLP and Hillary Jellison, CCC-SLP regarding the training of paraprofessionals and other communication partners of individuals using AAC. Donna Rizzo, CCC-SLP will be providing a morning presentation centered on a functional approach to working with children with hearing loss in a regular education setting. An afternoon session by Lesley Maxwell, CCC-SLP will focus on vocabulary instruction for the PK-5 population.
Registration information has been mailed to all Rhode Island RISHA and ASHA members. You can also view and download the 2018 Conference Brochure. Please watch our Facebook page for more information and updates. We are looking forward to a very educational day and hope that you will plan on joining us!
Please join us for a special CEU event organized by the RISHA Schools Committee on May 15, 2018 at the Warwick Public Library. Another popular forum-style event will provide roundtable discussions on service delivery for ELL students, using rubrics to measure progress and collect data, the Cranston model of Teacher Evaluation and preschool issues including eligibility and service delivery. Registration begins at 6:00 pm with discussions from 6:15-8:15 pm. Pizza and water will be available during the forum. This event will be available for 0.2 ASHA CEUs at no cost to RISHA members who have paid their annual ASHA CE registry fee. Please RSVP by May 1, 2018 to Lynn Feldman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Keleigh Sabourin (email@example.com). Please share this information with colleagues. Looking forward to seeing you on May 15th!