Friday, May 3, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
The Lewis Room
Jack C. Taylor Library
As a result of this activity, participants will be able to identify areas of personal strength and weakness in their delivery of family-centered early intervention; become familiar with published documents illustrating the knowledge and skills that are part of family-centered practices with children who are deaf or hard of hearing; identify specific coaching strategies to enhance implementation of coaching techniques; learn different strategies they can use to engage parents and caregivers that match the resources and readiness of each unique family; understand ways in which telehealth supports utilization of a coaching model.
Keynote address by Arlene Stredler–Brown
Arlene Stredler-Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP provides consultation and technical assistance to programs working with infants, toddlers, and young children who are deaf or hard of hearing in the United States and internationally. She has graduate degrees in Speech/Language Pathology, Education of the Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and a doctoral degree in Special Education. Since retiring from her position as Director of the Colorado Home Intervention Program (CHIP), Dr. Stredler-Brown continues to work with initiatives promoting evidence-based early intervention practices, the measurement of effective education and health care options, and the use of individualized assessments and treatments. She publishes regularly on these topics. Dr. Stredler-Brown works in adjunct faculty positions at the University of Northern Colorado and the University of British Columbia.