2nd Annual IMPAACT Summit

September 29, 2022 - September 30, 2022
speech pathologist holding a mr. potato head sitting next to a child using an iPad.

Inspiring, Motivating, Preparing Augmentative & Alternative Communication Teams: Impacting Interventions for Best Outcomes

The 2nd Annual IMPAACT Summit at Nationwide Children’s Hospital will be a two-day regional and national event with multiple visiting professionals as well as our own clinical therapy experts from Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The focus of our summit this year is on Impacting Interventions for Best Outcomes in augmentative and alternative communication. This event is appropriate for speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, special education teachers and other pediatric care providers. We look forward to having you join us for this exciting educational event!

Event Dates and Times:

  • September 29, 2022 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • September 30, 2022 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Keynote Speakers:

 MaryAnn Romski MaryAnn Romski, Ph.D. is an ASHA certified speech-language pathologist and Regents Professor of Communication, Psychology, and Communication Sciences & Disorders at Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA. Her research program focuses on the communication development of children with developmental disorders who encounter difficulty speaking, particularly the development and evaluation of computerized communication interventions.
 Rose Sevcik Rose A. Sevcik, Ph.D. is a Regents’ Professor of Psychology at Georgia State University, Atlanta and Co-Director of the Center for Research on the Challenges of Acquiring Language and Literacy (RCALL). Her funded research program focuses on the language, literacy and communication development of children and youth with significant developmental disabilities.

Any student interested in attending, please contact the Department of Speech Pathology for a special reduced rate by emailing IMPAACTconference@NationwideChildrens.org

For more information, email Courtney Cooke.