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Iowa Conference on Communicative Disorders

The 27th annual Iowa Conference on Communicative Disorders (ICCD) will be held on Thursday, April 19th and Friday, April 20th, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn, located in Cedar Falls, Iowa. ICCD provides continuing education for speech-language pathology that is acceptable to the state of Iowa and the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Iowa Conference on Communication Disorders 2018 is soon approaching!

We are excited to have a variety of adult and pediatric speakers coming to speak as well as some alumni.
 
Date: April 19th and 20th, 2018
 
Registration: A link to register will be open in January to pre-register for the conference. Sign in will start at 7:30 am each day of the conference. Lunch will be provided with registration to the conference.
7213 Nordic Dr.
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Speaker Topic Areas (A few more to be added):
 
Thursday:
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Primary Progressive AOS/Primary Progressive Aphasia-
Dr. Rene Utianski
 
Technology Based Intervention with the aphasia and their communication partners- Dr. Jerry Hoepner
 
Voice Related Topics- Dr. Lisa Kopf
 
Bloomboxes, creating language rich environments for therapy, and how social media and collaboration works in private practice- Andrea Boerigter
 
Executive function skills and how they influence literacy in at-risk populations of school-age children- Dr. Lakeisha Johnson
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Friday:
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Impact of medical diagnosis on dysphagia management in patients with head and neck cancer versus stroke-
Dr. Rogus-Pulia and Dr. Arrese
 
Phonological awareness skills in preschoolers and effects on language and literacy development; interventions for phonological awareness- Dr. Emily Diehm
 
AAC strategies and interventions with dual language learners- Dr. Carla Wood
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Social Night: We invite all students, faculty, and alumni to our social night Thursday night at 7 pm. We will be having entertainment put on by the ICCD committee members.