The High Desert ESD is proud to present

Passion + Petulance + Persistence = Possibility

Cognitive Communication Issues

Dr. DePompei’s professional positions have included speech/language pathologist/audiologist in hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, home health agencies, public school and private practice. She is a retired as distinguished professor and director of the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at The University of Akron, Ohio.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

High Desert Regional Education Center
2804 SW Sixth St., Redmond, OR 97756

Target Audience: All educators involved with supporting students with TBI.

Professionals will:

  • Discuss most recent findings about TBI, including the concept of TBI as a chronic disease and what guidelines there are for ensuring the ongoing health of the student with TBI.
  • Describe the social pragmatic language issues that accompany students with TBI, including strategic learning, gist and social communication.
  • Explain family resilience and reframe family interventions from positive aspects.
  • Actively problem-solve techniques for intervention in daily service contexts.

Morning Coffee/Muffins & Lunch Provided

Cost: $50 per person. This event is non-refundable

Registration deadline: Monday, Oct. 9, 2017

Questions: Meg Shanahan, HDESD, 541-693-5704
For additional information, please contact: ~ TBI Liaison

Roberta DePompei, Ph.D., CCC-SP/A

Roberta DePompei, Ph.D., CCC-SP/A