February 10-11, 2023

Pre-Conference Schedule
Friday, February 10, 2023
7:00am – 3:30pm

7:00am- 7:50am – Check in/Registration      
7:00am – 10:00am – Adams State Pre-Conference Registration
7:50am – 8:00am – Welcome and Introductions                                  
8:00am - Metro Marketplace Vendors                                                        
8:00am – 3:30pm –                                                                                        
12:00-12:30p – Working Lunch

Keynote Presentation:  
Nina Reeves, M.S. CCC-SLP BCS-FD
Advanced Seminar in Stuttering Treatment in the Schools: the SLP’s next steps


Conference Schedule
Friday, February 10, 2023
3:30pm – 10:00pm

3:30pm – Check in/Registration, if you haven’t already                                           
3:30pm – 5:00pm – Networking/Metro Marketplace Vendors                                     
3:30pm- 6:00pm – Adams State Conference Registration
2:00pm – 8:00pm – Silent Auction                                                                                                                      
5:00pm- 5:15pm – Welcome and Introductions                                                               
5:15pm – 10:00pm –                                                                                                                  
            6:15-6:45p – Working Dinner

Keynote Presentation:
Scott Schwartz, Ph.D., CCC/SLP


“Poverty and Trauma: The Impact on School Performance
Conference Schedule
Saturday, February 11, 2023
7:30am – 5:45pm



7:30am – 9:00am – Spice It Up With Sensory Stories                               
                               Presented By: Jamie Mendell
7:30am – 9:00am – ELL Diagnostics in The Post-Pandemic Era: A Guided Discussion
Presented By: Richard Clough
9:05am – 10:35am - "My Students Are Far Behind in Their Basic Skills!”- How to Overcome the COVID Learning Gap
Presented By: M. Thomas Webber Jr
9:05am – 10:35am –  Reboot Your Play System:  It’s not just fun, it’s ESSENTIAL    
Presented By: Lara Dunn
9:05am – 10:35am –  What are we dealing with?: Burnout vs Trauma Responses and Strategies for Both 

Presented By: Kim Neely

10:40am – 12:10pm - Growing as an SLP: Supervising Interns            
Presented By: Katharine Noble and Jennifer Scobey
10:40am - 12:10pm – Responsible & Responsive International Service for SLPs from a Ugandan Perspective                                                             
Presented By: Benjamin David 
10:40am - 12:10pm - How to SLP: Tips and Tricks for New and Really Tired SLPs                                                                       
Presented By: Dianne Fulwider

Working Lunch 12:15pm – 1:00pm

Short Course:
1:05pm – 4:10pm – How can I become trauma-informed? What you need to start your journey
Presented By: Kim Neely
Breakout Sessions:
1:05pm – 2:35pm - Moving from Caseload to Workload In Your District
Presented By: Michelle Horwitz and Kara Smallwood
1:05pm – 2:35pm – Interdisciplinary Approach to Addressing Phonological Processing Deficits
Presented By: Robert Frantum-Allen
2:40pm – 4:10pm – Responsible & Responsive International Service for SLPs from a Ugandan Perspective                                                                                                
           Presented By: Benjamin David
2:40pm – 4:10pm – The Speech and Language Impacts of Environmental Injustice
Presented By: Kate Christensen
4:15pm – 5:45pm – Supervision Networking Event                            
Presented By: Shani O’Brien


4:15pm – 5:45pm –   Let's Talk Transition                                                      
           Presented By: Trudy Potts
4:15pm – 5:45pm –  Building Empathy and Community in the Gen Ed Classroom
Presented By: Alexa Schuessler and Anne Palazzola



Symposium 2023

February 10 - 11, 2023

Denver Marriott Westminster
7000 Church Ranch Blvd
Westminster, CO 80021

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

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