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Taco Tuesday at DeafConnect

$3 per person
 

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Registration Combo Prices:
$100 per person
$90 per person (Senior Citizens - 60 years old and above)

Combo Ticket includes: TAD membership, registration fee, goodie bag, president's reception, access to workshops, a ticket for door prizes, banquet/award and Deaf Night Show.

KCTAD is excited to present our VIP guest for the conference. His name is Ben Jarashow, a California native who graduated from Gallaudet University in 2004 with a BA degree in Deaf Studies. He received his Masteris in Deaf Studies: Cultural Studies in 2006. His Master's thesis focused on developing criteria for a better quality of ABC storytelling. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. while teaching at the University of South Florida in the Deaf Studies Program, in the Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders. He lives in Lutz, Florida with his wife, Kat, their children, Boone, Cypress, Wilder and their dog, Roseanne Barr, a smelly Boston Terrier.

He will provide a workshop that will focus on deaf issues; and will also provide a show that we will never forget for our Deaf Night Show!

The Deaf Tennessean Expo will be held at the same location on September 28th from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm. Vendors can request the vendor application form from www.deaftenn1897.org or through the chairperson's email: 2019tadchairperson@gmail.com.

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Conference Theme:  "Walk with the Deaf Roots." 

Hotel Reservations:  Call (423) 881-3297 (Please tell them it is for the TAD Convention when you make the reservation

Convention Combo Ticket Cost:

By August 31st:  $60-Regular;  $54-Senior Citizen
At the door:  $75-Regular; $67.50-Senior Citizen

Conference Chairperson:  Mariena Terry

TAD Conference Schedule:

Thursday:
2 pm to 5 pm - General meeting
5 pm to 7 pm - Dinner break
7 pm to 10 pm - Workshop

Friday:
9 am to 12 pm - General meeting and election
12 pm to 1 pm - Lunch break
1 pm to 5 pm - Workshops
5 pm to 7 pm - Dinner break
7 pm to 10 pm - Chris Wagner of National Association of the Deaf,
the Keynote Speaker

Saturday:
9 am to 5 pm - Expo
11:30am to 1:30pm - Picnic at shelter
5 pm to 8 pm - Dinner break
7 pm to 10 pm - Awards and ASL night show

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DeafConnect of the Mid-South, Inc. offers free tax preparation services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. You must create an appointment by calling us or filling out this form: https://deafconnectmidsouth.org/services/services-for-deaf-deaf-blind-a…

REGISTRATION CLOSES FEBRUARY 14 2019

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DeafConnect of the Mid-South, Inc. offers free tax preparation services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. You must create an appointment by calling us or filling out this form: https://deafconnectmidsouth.org/services/services-for-deaf-deaf-blind-a…

REGISTRATION CLOSES FEBRUARY 14 2019

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  • Learn how to plan effective auditory activities that make up a session.
  • Learn how to use a conversational approach in your activities.
  • Learn how to achieve multiple objectives with a single activity.
  • Learn how to set up auditory routines to focus on listening and spoken language.
  • Learn how to use different types of activities for different auditory objectives.
  • Earn ASHA CEUs!

Presenter: Pratibha Srinivasan, Au.D., CCC-A, LSLS-Cert.AVT

Intended Audience: Teachers of the Deaf, Speech-Language Pathologists, Audiologists, Special Educators & other professionals who work with children with hearing loss.

Registration: $89 per participant Click Here to Register Now!

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Presenter: Pratibha Srinivasan, Au.D., CCC-A, LSLS-Cert.AVT

Intended Audience: Teachers of the Deaf, Speech-Language Pathologists, Audiologists, Special Educators & other professionals who work with children with hearing loss.

Registration: $89 per participant Click Here to Register Now!

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Pratibha Srinivasan is the presenter for this introductory class about Auditory-Verbal Therapy which is a prerequisite for other workshops offered through this program.  

  • Learn the basic principles, concepts, and techniques of Auditory-Verbal Therapy, the science of teaching children with hearing loss to listen and talk.
  • Learn AV techniques that you can use to enhance the spoken language part of your program (even when your program is not auditory-verbal, i.e., not a listening-only, spoken language development program)
  • Learn practical strategies that you can put to use from day one!
  • Learn by watching and analyzing videoclips of actual therapy performed by an expert with over 30 years of experience!
  • Earn 0.6 ASHA CEUs!
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  • Learn how to plan auditory activities efficiently using a limited set of materials ("toolsets")
  • Learn how to use each toolset for varied auditory skill levels (e.g., pattern perception, word-level, connected language, etc.)
  • Learn how to use the same toolset for different auditory skill types (e.g., auditory feedback, discrimination, comprehension, etc.)
  • Learn how activity templates can simplify planning and preparation for large caseloads
  • Earn 0.4 ASHA CEUs!

Presenter: Pratibha Srinivasan, Au.D., CCC-A, LSLS-Cert.AVT

Intended Audience: Teachers of the Deaf, Speech-Language Pathologists, Audiologists, Special Educators & other professionals who work with children with hearing loss.

Registration: $89 per participant Click Here to Register Now!

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  • Learn how CI differs from hearing aids; Expectations for children.
  • Learn how to interpret the processor map in terms of speech acoustics.
  • Learn how to use therapy to ensure that the CI is adjusted appropriately.
  • Learn how to customize auditory activities for children with a CI.
  • Earn 0.4 ASHA CEUs!

Presenter: Pratibha Srinivasan, Au.D., CCC-A, LSLS-Cert.AVT

Intended Audience: Teachers of the Deaf, Speech-Language Pathologists, Audiologists, Special Educators & other professionals who work with children with hearing loss.

Registration: $89 per participant Click Here to Register Now!