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9th Annual Jane H. LeBlanc Conference in Communication Disorders  

SLP’s Role in Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
of Sports Related Concussions

June 4-5, 2015

Speech-language pathologists have an emerging role in managing the changes that may occur in academic function secondary to a concussive injury in the school-aged population. Patterns of cognitive and language deficits, and recommendations for assessment, intervention and prevention are discussed. 


Anthony P. Salvatore, PhD, CCC-SLP, is professor and chair of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, director of the speech-language pathology program, and director of the concussion management clinic in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Texas at El Paso.

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Jane H. LeBlanc is a founding member of the Department of Communication Disorders.  In honor of her years of service and dedication to the professions of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology, an annual continuing education conference has been named for her.  The Jane H. LeBlanc Conference in Communication Disorders will celebrate its 10th year in 2016.  The conference is held each June on the ASU-Jonesboro campus and hosts at least one nationally known expert and several local professionals in the field.

Mrs. Jane H. LeBlanc

Past Converences
 -  2014  Featured Speaker:

Marilee Fini, M.A., CCC-SLP

Title: Stuttering Therapy:  Empowering Children and Adults to Overcome the Impossible



To reserve the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Health Sciences Community Education room, please call 870-972-3301 or email commdis@astate.edu.