Tag Archives: Continuing Ed

  • Spring PD Event – AAC with Denice Edeal!

    Denise Fun Fact

    We had a great evening with our very own Denice Edeal as she shared her expertise in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).   Most of us only get to work with a handful of clients who use AAC, and rarely is this topic included in our graduate coursework.  We were thrilled to gain some working knowledge… (read more)

  • Winter Retreat 2019 in Wine Country

    THFers gathered for our 10th annual (!!) winter retreat last weekend. Looking back, we sure have grown over the years! In 2008, twelve of our clinicians gathered at a mountain cabin for a cozy, casual event. This year, we hit our record with 39 attendees. Wow! Our growth meant that we needed to change venues… (read more)

  • Fall PD Event with Kerry Mandulak!

    Sandra and Kerry

    We had a great evening with Dr. Kerry Mandulak from Pacific University as she shared with us her endless wisdom and expertise on cleft palate. Most of us only get to work with a handful of children with cleft palate, and rarely is this topic included in our graduate coursework.  We were thrilled to gain… (read more)

  • OMD, OMG.

    Earlier this week Kim Mahi and Lori Pastoor wowed our group with their presentation on Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders (OMDs).  I mean, really. Kim and Lori have received extensive training in this area.  They shared case studies of clients they see at the Hello Clinic, as well as videos of treatment. Orofacial Myology is more than… (read more)

  • 4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Professional Development

    Make the Most Professional Development

    Profesional development has its challenges. Imagine this scene . . .  November 2017, Los Angeles, California.  The sun shone down on the city through a thin smog, and throngs of SLPs made their way to their mecca at the Convention Center. ASHA. 15,000 attendees, 2,500 sessions to choose from.  Amazing, and kind of overwhelming. I… (read more)

  • Hello’s Winter Retreat!

    Max hat scarf

    A large group of Hello folks gathered on Mt. Hood to reconnect and collaborate at our annual Winter Retreat last weekend. We had a great day on the mountain – it was chock full of pastries, professional development, and chicken noodle soup. This year we had our biggest group yet! In the morning, Janet Allison joined us… (read more)