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September 4, 2013

Teachers from Clarke Mainstream Services Present at AG Bell LSLS Convention

September 4, 2013—Samantha Domingos, MED, and Heather Stinson, CAGS, MED, SLP-A, itinerant teachers from Clarke Mainstream Services, presented a session titled “Delivering Quality Services to Families” at the 2013 AG Bell Listening and Spoken Language Symposium on July 20 in Los Angeles, California.

The presentation included interviews with mainstream teachers, video segments of the teachers’ work with students, student work samples, and a description of strategies that attendees could apply in their work with students and families. The session had over 85 attendees. Presenter Heather Stinson reported, “We are grateful for the opportunity to present across the country and share the comprehensive work we do each day.”

The Listening and Spoken Language Symposium is the premiere professional development opportunity for auditory-oral professionals who support children with hearing loss. The theme for the 2013 symposium was “Delivering Quality Services to Families” and featured sessions related to embedded coaching, international perspectives and applications of telepractice, apps and multimedia technology for facilitating listening and spoken language development, and spoken and written language assessment.


“I just wanted to take a moment and congratulate you on a wondrous presentation! Your examples and your messages were clear. They were delivered powerfully with your video clips from those with whom you collaborated. Thank you for sharing!”

“You both had some great ideas and it was very nice to hear from the general education teachers’ perspectives.”

“I was so excited to attend your session at the LSL Symposium in July! Thank you both for all the information you shared. Keep up the good work!”