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Meetings of Interest
American Academy of Audiology (AAA)
San Diego, Calif.
AAA expects nearly 7,000 audiologists, students, otolaryngologists, and vendors at this gathering to learn about cutting-edge audiological research. This year’s program also includes the Academy Research Conference, and research and clinical posters in the exhibit area. Go to AudiologyNOW!
Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA)
HLAA Convention 2010
HLAA presents its national educational program and trade show including special workshops for parents and educators, and a research symposium on Hearing Aid Research and Development: What It Means for the Consumer. Go to HLAA’s Web site.
Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (AG Bell)
AG Bell 2010 Biennial Convention
AG Bell’s 2010 Biennial Convention offers something for everyone, including: 11 intensive short courses; 80 concurrent sessions for families, individuals with hearing loss, and professionals; 3 “super sessions” in parent advocacy, career transitions, and hearing loss; programming for children and teens; more than 60 exhibitors; and continuing education credits through the AG Bell Academy, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and the American Academy of Audiology (AAA). Go to AG Bell’s Web site.
National Association of School Nurses (NASN)
NASN 42nd Annual Conference
June 29-July 3
With the theme Vision, Voice, Visibility: Charting the Course for a Healthy Future, this year’s NASN’s conference goals for school nurses are to summarize the current research and evidence for school nursing practice; describe ongoing efforts to promote health and prevent disease or disability in the school community; suggest achievable partnerships to support healthy policies and programs; and expand members’ professional network. Go to NASN’s Web site.
National Stuttering Association (NSA)
26th Annual Conference and Research Symposium
NSA’s annual conference and research symposium offers adults and children who stutter, their families, and speech-language professionals interactive workshops, motivational speakers, and opportunities to network.