Tag Archives: Continuing Ed

  • Stuttering: A Journey with Dr. Derek Daniels

    screen shot of stuttering neurodiversity slide and zoom call participants

    Our final PD event this year was a game-changing evening with Dr. Derek Daniels from Wayne State University, who shared his expertise on Working with School-Age Children Who Stutter. Dr. Daniels emphasized a shift of focus for stuttering treatment, which approaches stuttering as a result of neurodiversity, not an abnormal brain. This was the first… (read more)

  • Winter Retreat 2021 with Dr. Shameka Stanford

    dr shameka stanford zoom group

    We were thrilled to have Dr. Shameka Stanford, PhD, CCC-SLP, present to our group on Combatting the School-to-Confinement Pipeline Through your Clinical Practice. Dr. Stanford, an Associate Professor in the CSD department at Howard University, is the first and only Juvenile Forensic SLP in the United States. Her presentation focused on the overall outlook of juvenile justice… (read more)

  • Fall PD Event for the win! Myths and Realities of Dyslexia: Shifting our Response in 2020

    We launched our first Professional Development of the year by welcoming Elizabeth Martin, Administrator for Dyslexia and Reading Intervention at Portland Public Schools. Elizabeth shared recent state legislation about schools’ roles in addressing dyslexia and how it impacts our profession. Elizabeth provided some fabulous resources for pinpointing areas of dyslexia within students in our districts,… (read more)

  • The COVID Chronicles: Orientation, Back-to-School, and Continuing Ed!

    After 15 years in business, we have developed lots of great traditions around here. Many of our traditions are centered around coming together to celebrate or to learn, and as we all know, that “coming together” bit looks a little different these days. Despite the challenges presented by the need for social distancing, carrying on… (read more)

  • Winter Retreat 2020 – A Great Start to a New Decade!

    THFers came together to kick off 2020 at our annual Winter Retreat last weekend. We gathered at Charbonneau Country Club for a day of professional development and comradery (and tacos ๐Ÿ˜‰ ). [ngg src=”galleries” ids=”45″ display=”basic_slideshow” interval=”2000″]Lyn Seres, M.Ed. of Rewired Education Therapy shared information on brain-based strategies for dyslexia and the importance of phonological… (read more)

  • Hello’s Fall PD Event: Building Transgender Cultural Awareness

    We had a great evening with Wes Chernin as he shared his expertise in Building Transgender Cultural Awareness. Wes is an SLP working in Early Intervention in the Portland area who provides transgender cultural awareness trainings to SLPs and educators. His passion for his work is rooted in his personal story as a man of… (read more)