Friday, November 3, 2023
We invite you to join us for this FREE professional development workshop hosted by the Speech-Language Pathology program at East Texas Baptist University. A certificate of professional development hours (PDHs) will be awarded.
Meet the Speakers
Ana Paula G. Mumy, SLPD, CCC-SLP, is a trilingual speech-language pathologist, program director and associate professor at East Texas Baptist University. Dr. Mumy has 23 years of experience in the field of Speech-Language Pathology, including extensive experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse populations. Her scholarly interests and research have focused on early language and literacy, bilingual speech-language development, and bilingualism and stuttering.
Nancy M. Hale, PhD, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist with more than 20 years of experience in a wide range of work settings treating various age groups. Dr. Hale’s area of interest includes neurogenic disorders affecting swallowing and communication.
|Friday, November 3, 2023|
Mingle and Welcome
Session 1 | Key Considerations When Working with Bilingual Populations
Speech-language pathologists are faced with challenging issues as the many variables that impact communication are intensified when working with culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) populations. This session is designed to enable SLPs to incorporate essential knowledge as it relates to bilingualism in the assessment and treatment of CLD students and clients. The material presented will allow participants to make appropriate decisions and recommendations with greater confidence and expertise when working with CLD populations.
Speaker: Ana Paula G. Mumy, SLPD, CCC-SLP
Break and Mingle
Session 2 | Executive Function Across the Lifespan
Executive Function (EF) is a set of high-level cognitive processes that include planning, initiation, shifting, monitoring, and inhibition. These play an important role in daily activities developing from infancy to late adulthood. SLPs are uniquely trained to work with individuals with difficulties of EF in different age groups. Many therapy tasks may require the use of EF skills; therefore, it is important for the SLP to be aware of each client’s strengths and weaknesses when planning therapy tasks. This session will define EF and discuss the development of EF across the lifespan. Evidenced-based strategies and therapy ideas will be provided to promote improvement and success for individuals of all ages with difficulties of EF.
Speaker: Nancy M. Hale, PhD, CCC-SLP
Tour of William B. Dean Center for Language and Literacy Development (Optional)
The William B. Dean Center for Language and Literacy Development is housed in Synergy Park, located at 100 N Bolivar St, Marshall, TX.