SAVE the DATE: Friday, January 13, 2012 Medical Issues and the Growing Child Conference XVII, Session B Topics in Pediatric Hearing Loss: A Multidisciplinary Approach 7th Floor Auditorium, Lois Pope Life Center 1095 NW 14th Terrace Miami, FL 33136 Register now for Session B of the 17th Annual Medical Issues and the Growing Child Conference: Topics in Pediatric Hearing Loss: A Multidisciplinary Approach. The conference will be held on Friday, January 13th, 2012 at the University of Miami Lois Pope Life Center’s Apex auditorium, 1095 NW 14th Terrace, Miami, Florida. This conference is designed to guide Speech Language Pathologists and other clinicians in: 1) Improving the auditory and speech function of children who are deaf or hard of hearing; 2) Mentoring and coaching families during auditory verbal therapy using the principles of Listening and Spoken Language (LSLS); 3) Presenting therapy options for children with hearing loss; and 4) Describing lessons and strategies for SLP and other clinicians who have no prior experience with children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The conference presenters include the members of the Barton G Kids Hear Now Cochlear Implant Family Resource Center on the medical campus of the University of Miami: Judy Horvath, M.A., LSLS Cert. AVEd., the director of the Center, Myriam De La Asuncion, Au.D., an Assistant Professor and Cochlear Implant Audiologist and Ivette Cruz, Ph.D. an Assistant Professor and Licensed Psychologist at the Ear Institute. The presenters will also comprise Alliete Alfano, PhD, the owner and director of the Alfano Center and Millie Suarez, M.S., the owner and director of Speech Pathology Educational Center (S.P.E.C.). Continuing Education Units are offered for the following disciplines: Psychology, Social Work and SLP/Audiology and are pending for Nursing, OT/PT and Master Plan Points. The non-refundable registration cost for attending this session is only $35.00 for professionals and $20.00 for parents and students(w/ID). In order to register online please refer to: http://xviib.eventbrite.com. Please see the attachment for the brochure. For additional information please contact Wanda Jackson-Castro at 305-243-4466 or email@example.com.