This event requires an additional ticket that can be purchased during conference registration.
This happy hour is being hosted by the MAC Legislative Committee and the MAC Mug Club. Meet our lobbyist, Bob DeVries, and kick off the MAC Conference with this fun event Wednesday evening from 5-7PM. Location for this event is at Governmental Consultant Services Inc. (GSCI), at 120 N. Washington Square, 2nd Floor, Lansing. Street parking is available, as well as a parking deck on the corner of Ottawa St. and Grand St.
Registration open, exhibits open & continental breakfast served
Terrace & Beaumont Room
Audiological Considerations for Patients with Single Sided Deafness Rachel Fryatt•Emily Stucken
Au.D./Clinical Audiologist at Division of Audiology, Michigan Medicine
M.D./Assistant Professor, Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery at University of Michigan
Student forum: A focus on Special Populaions Kellie Murphy•Kari Sherwood•Jennifer Smart•Elizabeth Viele
Part 1: Kellie Murphy, B.S. & Jen L. Smart, Ph.D., CCC-A Time: 1:45-2:30pm Title: Creating an inclusive healthcare environment for people with intellectual disabilities. Description: The speakers will describe a range of barriers to healthcare access for people with intellectual disabilities and provide solutions for healthcare providers to consider. Additionally, the speakers will discuss the overall benefits of inclusive healthcare for athletes and how life-changing this care can be. Participants of this course will also hear from a Special Olympics athlete about their perceptions of healthcare and suggestions on how to be a more inclusive provider.
Part 2: Kari L. Sherwood, MS, MEd, MSW, LLMSW Time: 2:40-3:45pm
Title: Neurodiversity and the Changing State of the Autism Field
Description: The speaker will describe the range of neurodiversity disorders in the field of autism and cover the basic clinical features. The concept and evaluation of autism is ever changing. Participants will learn more about social work and the new changes in the field of autism.
CEUs are not available for the Student Forum Survey: https://forms.gle/Ekjpv7rV17Lm96oQ7
B.S. Sport and Wellness Manager at Special Olympics of Michigan
PhD Candidate in Social Work and Developmental Psychology at University of Michigan
Ph.D, CCC/A Associate Professor at Grand Valley State University
Athlete representative at Board of Directors for Special Olympics
In the past decade the profession of audiology has seen the rise of post-graduate specialized training programs in the field of audiology. This panel discussion will include audiologists who developed or participated in audiology fellowship programs. The panel will represent fellowship programs that represent pediatrics/CI, vestibular, diversity equity and inclusion (DEI), and intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring. This session will include background on the impetus for developing post-graduate training, a brief overview of the represented fellowships, and a discussion session on the role of fellowship programs will have in the training of audiologists moving forward. Room: Ballroom CD
Au.D./Pediatric Audiologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Au.D./Senior Staff Audiologist at Henry Ford Health
Au.D./Clinical Audiologist at Michigan Medicine
Ph.D./Director of Audiology at Michigan Medicine-University of Michigan
Au.D./Assistant Professor at Division of Audiology/University of Miami Ear Institute