Annual Conferences

Grunewald-Blitz Conference in Pediatric Communication Disorders

This fall conference provides state-of-the-art information about issues relevant to language development, assessment and treatment of children with communication disorders. Speakers and topics in years past include Nickola Wolf Nelson on Language and Literacy, Cathy Pratt on Autism, Kate Bunton and Edwin Maas on Speech Sound Disorders, and Cathy Binger on Augmentative and Alternative Communication. Physicians Fayez Ghishan and Sydney Rice from the UA Department of Pediatrics in the College of Medicine have spoken on pediatric GI and feeding issues and medical issues surrounding acquired brain injury. Speech pathologists, audiologists, assistants, educators and parents attend this day-long workshop.

Annual Audiology Conference

This annual conference provides state-of-the-art information about issues relevant to hearing and hearing loss in both children and adults. Speakers and topics in the past include Richard Styler on Tinnitus, Robert Burkard and Michael Cevette on Innovations in Hearing and Balance, and Linda Thibodeau on Assistive Devices.