Tag Archives: Continuing Ed

  • 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˜‰ ). Lyn Seres, M.Ed. of Rewired Education Therapy shared information on brain-based strategies for dyslexia and the importance of phonological processing for early reading… (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)

  • 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)