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Janaury 30-31, 2015 Metro Speech Language Symposium



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Metro Speech-Language Network
P.O. Box 330009
Northglenn, CO 80233-0009

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Metro Speech-Language Symposium

Conference January 30 - 31, 2015

Symposium 2015

Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows
10345 Park Meadows Drive
Lone Tree, Colorado 80124
Toll Free: 1-800-686-2767 or 303-925-0004

We are excited to present our keynote speaker for the 2015 Metro Speech Language Symposium, Dr. Nancy Creaghead.


This presentation will discuss current assessment and intervention strategies for children with severe speech sound disorders, with an emphasis on linguistic theory and linguistically based analysis, target selection, and intervention methods. Additional topics covered to be covered include:

• current research regarding treatment decisions that facilitate widespread change in the child's phonological system,
• explanation of approaches based on least phonological knowledge as described by Judy Gierut,
• comparison/combination with Barbara Hodson’s methods,
• intervention in preschool and school settings.

Dr. Nancy Creaghead is Professor and Head of the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Cincinnati. Her teaching, research, publications and presentations have been primarily in the areas of language and phonological acquisition and disorders, and classroom intervention. She has lectured at numerous workshops and meetings at the local, state, national and international levels, including the 1978 through 2007 ASHA conventions. She holds an M.S. from Purdue University and Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati and is an ASHA Fellow. She is a former President of ASHA.

Registration Information

Registration priority will be given to public school SLPs. All other registrations will be considered on a space available basis. Registration will close when capacity is met. Registration is non-transferable.

Free Colorado Department of Education recertification credit will continue to be offered in addition to Adams State graduate credit (for a fee).

There is a block of rooms that are reserved at the Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows at a discounted conference rate of $89 per night. In order to receive the conference room rate you must mention the Metro Speech-Language Symposium at the time of your reservation.

Cancellation Policy:

There will be no penalty for cancellations received on or before the date 10 days prior to the first day of the symposium (on or before January 28, 2014).

No refunds will be issued for cancellations received less than 10 days before the first day of the annual symposium.

Late requests for refunds due to a family emergency only will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

All cancellations must be sent in writing via e-mail ( or via postal mail:
Metro Speech-Language Network
Attn: Registration Chair
PO Box 3946
Greenwood Village, CO 80155

Expect confirmation within three days of receipt.

Please be advised that the Metro Speech-Language Network is not responsible for checks or registrations lost or delayed in the mail, or fax transmittals that are not received and/or are illegible.

Metro shall assume no liability whatsoever in the event a keynote or breakout session is cancelled, rescheduled or postponed due to a fortuitous event, Act of God, unforeseen occurrence or any other event that renders performance of this conference impracticable, illegal or impossible. For purposes of this clause, a fortuitous event shall include, but not be limited to: war, fire, labor strike, extreme weather or other emergency.




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