South Carolina AG Bell 2013 Fall Conference
“It’s Not All About ABC’s and I23’s”
Please join us for the South Carolina AG Bell 2013 Fall Conference, “It’s Not All About ABC’s and 123’s” to be held in the River Center at Saluda Shoals Park in Columbia, South Carolina, on Saturday, September 7, 2013 from 8:45 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Our guest speaker for the event is Susan G. Allen, founder and former director of Clarke Jacksonville Auditory/Oral Center for Deaf Children. She is the author of the Auditory Perception Test for the Hearing Impaired-Revised (APT/HI, 2008) and co-author of an earlier version, APT/HI, 1994. She has co-authored articles for publication on assessment and intervention, the most recent in Warren Estabrooks’ book, 101 Frequently Asked Questions About Auditory-Verbal Practice (2012). She is currently working on a new publication with Plural Publishing, Inc., titled From Assessment to Intervention, A Guidebook for the Auditory Perception Test for the Hearing Impaired-Revised.
Activities for children and teens will also be provided as part of this wonderful day of learning and fellowship for both professionals and families of children who are deaf and hard of hearing.
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Directions to the River Center at Saluda Shoals Park
The mission of the organization is to empower persons who are hearing impaired to function independently by promoting universal rights and optimal opportunities for such persons, from infancy through adulthood, to learn to use, maintain, and improve all aspects of their verbal communication, including their abilities to speak, speechread, use residual hearing and process both spoken and written language.
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Robin H. Price, President
South Carolina Resources
South Carolina Cochlear Implant Centers
USC Speech & Hearing Center
1601 St. Julian Place
Columbia, SC 29204
MUSC Rutledge Tower
135 Rutledge Avenue
Charleston, SC 29425
1849 Savage Road
Charleston, SC 29407
Other State Resources
South Carolina Academy of Audiology (SCAA)
State professional organization for Audiologists whose website provides information specific to SC, including the ability to "Find an Audiologist"
South Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association (SCSHA)
State professional organization for speech, language and hearing professionals. Often supports SC AG Bell activities
SC Dept of Health & Environmental Control's Early Hearing Detection & Intervention (EHDI) program, 803-898-0708
SC Dept of Health & Environmental Control's Children's Rehabilitative Services (CRS)
803-898-0788 (Central Office)
Careline 800-868-0404 Toll free number for consumers to call to find out about and be linked to various programs.
South Carolina's interagency early intervention program for birth to three years old. It is funded through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and managed through SC First Steps
South Carolina School for the Deaf and Blind
Hearing Outreach Services
SC Department of Labor, Licensing & Regulation (LLR) http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/speech/ Search for a licensed Audiologist or Speech-Language Pathologist
Find your legislator
Let South Carolina Hear
Advocates for children and their families impacted by hearing loss.
PROParents (Parents Reaching Out to Parents)
A parent training and information center for parents of children with special needs
Provides information, support and hope for the future to parents of children with disabilities and special health care needs.
Provides a unique summer experience to 240 disadvantaged or speech and/or hearing impaired children. Funded by the South Carolina Sertoma Club, fully accredited, expertly staffed, character-building, educational and FUN!
Rock Hill, SC