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Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to present at many conferences, universities, organizations, and similar venues to disseminate my broad knowledge in the field of deaf/hard of hearing education and policy. Below you will find a select listing of presentations I’ve given at national conferences on these topics.

  • Telemedicine
  • Early-intervention Planning
  • Speech/Language Evaluation
  • Teaching Models

Providers’ Use of Coaching Behaviors in Telepractice

Supervision Practices: An Overview of Models and Perspectives

As a culminating experience for personnel preparation, faculty provide supervision for practica and/or student teaching experiences. Understanding the various theoretical underpinnings of supervision, mentoring, and coaching may improve the way we guide new graduates.

Providers’ Use of Coaching Behaviors in Telepractice

Family-Centered Early Intervention and Evidence-Based Practices

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) assures infants and toddlers with disabilities and their family members receive family-centered early intervention (FCEI). Evidence supports its usefulness. There are many strategies that can be used to focus on parents of children who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Providers’ Use of Coaching Behaviors in Telepractice

Telepractice: Promoting a Model of Family-Centered Early Intervention for Children with Hearing Loss

Telepractice offers a means to bridge the geographic distance between early interventionists and/or therapists and the families they serve. There are a growing number of resources related to hardware, software and bandwidth. Therapeutic strategies can be adapted to accommodate internet therapy.

Providers’ Use of Coaching Behaviors in Telepractice

Providers’ Use of Coaching Behaviors in Telepractice

This exploratory study investigated the potential of telepractice to enhance providers’ use of participatory-based family-centered early intervention (FCEI) coaching behaviors. The results of the study review how often selected FCEI provider behaviors occur in the telepractice condition in contrast to the frequency of each behavior as it occurs in the in-person condition reported in the literature.

Providers’ Use of Coaching Behaviors in Telepractice

Telepractice: A Challenge? An Opportunity?

Telepractice offers a means to bridge the geographic distance between early interventionists and/or therapists and the families they serve. There are a growing number of resources related to hardware, software and bandwidth. Therapeutic strategies can be adapted to accommodate internet therapy.

Providers’ Use of Coaching Behaviors in Telepractice

Establishing a National Community of Learners

This OSEP-sponsored fellowship program supports the preparation of highly-skilled doctoral scholars who aim to become leaders in administration, higher education, and policy. The ultimate goal is for highly-trained professionals to improve the interventions, services, and outcomes for children with sensory disabilities.

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A complete listing of publications, work history, education history, and more can also be found.
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