Understanding and Treating Language Disorders in Children

Saturday, May 16, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Medical College of Wisconsin, Kerrigan Auditorium
8701 Watertown Plank Road, Milwaukee, WI

Featured Topics Include:

  • Language and Learning Disorders in School-Age Children
  • Language Disorders in Preschool Children
  • Research and Clinical Aspects of Language Development

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Registration Information

ONLINE: We now have a new registration process that will allow you to efficiently enroll in any CME offered course. To register, please follow these detailed instructions:

To Create a New User Account: (if you already have an account please go to next section title “How to Register”)
1. Log onto http://ocpe.mcw.edu (Google Chrome or Firefox browsers are preferred)
2. Select "Create Account" in the upper right corner
3. Complete the profile fields
5. Click “Create New Account”

How to Register (once your account has been set up):
1. Select “My Account” in the upper right corner
2. Select “Understanding and Treating Language Disorders in Children” under “My Groups”
3. Select “Understanding and Treating Language Disorders in Children”
4. At the bottom under “Location”, select the appropriate category
5. Click “Add selected activities to cart”
6. Continue following instructions on the screen

The registration fee is $25 without continuing education credits, and $75 with a CME/CEU/CE certificate.  The registration fee includes lunch and course materials.  Parking is free.

For more information, please contact Lisa Meder at 262-432-6618 or lmeder@mcw.edu

Program Overview

This course will provide an overview of current topics in recognizing and treating language disorders in children. The audience will be provided with techniques to assist children with language disorders. 
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Who Should Attend

This activity is designed for pediatricians, advanced practice providers, psychologists, speech and language pathologists, educators, and parents.

Course Faculty

(View Planner and Instructional Personnel Disclosures (PDF))

Kenneth Grizzle, PhD is a child psychologist and Associate Professor at the Child Development Center. Dr. Grizzle directs the School Performance Program and specializes in language disorders, learning problems, dyslexia and ADHD.

Ginny Jagla, MS, CCC-SLP is a speech & language pathologist at the Child Development Center specializing in the evaluation and treating of language disorders in children of all ages.

Kary Mirasola, MS, CCC-SLP is a speech & language pathologist at the Child Development Center specializing in higher level language disorders in school-age children.

Mabel L. Rice, PhD is the Fred and Virginia Merrill Distinguished Professor of Advanced Studies at the University of Kansas. Dr. Rice directs the Merrill Advanced Studies Center, the Child Language Doctoral Program, the Center for Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders, and the Language Acquisition Studies Laboratory at the University of Kansas.

Angie Schoenwald, MS, CCC-SLP is a speech & language pathologist at the Child Development Center specializing in the evaluation and treating of language disorders in children of all ages.

Mark D. Simms, MD, MPH is Professor and Medical Director of the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Child Development Center. Dr. Simms is board-certified in Pediatrics and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities.

Dawn Zahrt, PhD is a child psychologist and Assistant Professor at the Child Development Center.  Dr. Zahrt participates on the Multidisciplinary Evaluation Team and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety, communication disorders, and developmental delays.

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Milwaukee, WI 53226
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