ACPA Family Services

Program details for Connections, October 3 in Chapel Hill, NC!

Program details for Connections, October 3 in Chapel Hill, NC!

 Connections to be rescheduled! October 3 event cancelled.

 

 

8:00-8:45am

registration and check in

North Atrium

 

Kids at Connections 2014, Indianapolis, enjoyed dance, yoga and movement activities.

8:00am-3:30pm

Children’s Day

Magnolia

Terra Hodge, MSW, LCAS, LCSW-A, Connections Children’s Coordinator

Volunteers from National Student Speech Hearing Language Association (NSSHLA), Children’s Leaders

Look forward to children’s activities throughout the day, including kids’ yoga and a visit from some four-legged, furry friends!  Children ages 2-10 are invited to participate in these fun events any time after 8:00am on Saturday.  Infants are welcome to stay with their parents during conference sessions.  Teens ages 11 and up are encouraged to join us for the conference sessions listed below. All children are welcome to join their parents as needed.

 

8:45 am

Welcome

Dogwood

Marilyn Cohen, LSLP, President, The Cleft Palate Foundation

and

Virginia Hinton, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Connections Moderator

 

Questions for the team panel, Connections 2014, Indianapolis.

9:00-9:15 am

Join the Team

Dogwood

Moderator: Dr. Virginia A. Hinton PhD

A team of cleft and craniofacial professionals field your questions about various aspects of team care, emphasizing your role as part of the team. We are pleased to welcome experienced, family-centered professionals to the panel including:

Dr. Amelia F. Drake MD

Ms. Lynn M. Fox MA, MEd, CCC-SLP

Dr. Luiz A. Pimenta DDS, PhD

Dr. Margot B. Stein PhD

10:15-10:30am

Morning Stretch and Snack

Center Atrium

Enjoy a short stretch and light snack including coffee, juice, pastries and fruit.

 

Families-123

10:30-11:20 am

Around the Table, Session I

Please note Around the Table, Session I, 1:30-2:30 pm

Join group discussions focusing on topics that are most important to you! Each group will meet twice, so you’ll have opportunity to join in two discussions around the table. Session I here and Session II 1:30-2:20pm. Around the Table conversations include:

Genetics of Clefts and Craniofacial Birth Differencefacilitated by Arthur Aylsworth, MD Azalea B

Navigating the World of Insurance and Craniofacial Care facilitated by Marilyn Cohen, LSLP   Dogwood

Speech and Language Therapy for the Infant, Toddler and Preschooler facilitated by Lynn Fox, MA, MEd, CCC-SLP   Mountain Laurel A

Speech and Language Therapy and Resources for the School-Age Child facilitated by Katy Hufnagle, MS   Mountain Laurel B

Navigating School Life and Peer Experience facilitated by Margot B. Stein PhD   Azalea A

Families-56

11:30 am-12:30 pm

Voices of Experience

Dogwood

Moderator: Silvia Blemker, PhD

This panel of families and individuals affected by clefts or other craniofacial birth differences generously share their experiences and respond to your questions and concerns managing life and craniofacial care.

 

12:30-1:30 pm

Lunch

Trillium

Grab your kids from the children’s area and meet in the Trillium Dining Hall for a casual lunch and chance to connect with other families and professionals. Leaders will welcome your children back in the children’s area after lunch and as early as 1:15pm.

1:30-2:30 pm

Around the Table, Session II

Join group discussions focusing on topics that are most important to you! This is the second of two sessions, Session II here and Session I earlier in the day, 10:30-11:20 am. Please find a listing of those groups above.

2:30-3:00 pm

Closing Connection

Dogwood

Marilyn Cohen, LSLP, President, The Cleft Palate Foundation

and

Virginia Hinton, PhD, CCC-SLP, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro and Connections Moderator

3:00-3:30 pm

Reception and Farewells

Center Atrium

Please collect children from the children’s area and enjoy afternoon refreshments and final conversations before saying goodbye.

1 Response

  1. Dr Adesina Oluwafemi Adewale
    I am a Maxillofacial surgeon in Nigeria .I have a special interest in cleft care.I dont know if it is possible to be at this conference.I have opperated over 800 cases of patients with cleft.
    Reply

Leave a Reply to Dr Adesina Oluwafemi Adewale or cancel reply