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Route 66 Conference will be welcoming Dr. Carol Flexer, Ph.D., CCC/A, LSLS Cert. AVT, as the guest speaker for the 30th Annual Route 66 Conference on Communication Disorders on February 21, 2025. Her focus will be "Auditory Brain Development: The Key to Language and Literacy for All Children." We invite you to save the date and look for registration to open in a few months.


The Route 66 Conference on Communication Disorders is an annual continuing education conference organized and hosted by undergraduate speech-language pathology students at The University of Tulsa. Since 1995, this gathering has provided an opportunity for professionals and students to learn from renowned speakers who specialize in one of the nine main areas of speech-language pathology, including receptive and expressive language delay, speech sound disorders, fluency and feeding and swallowing. We’re thrilled to announce that the 2025 Route 66 Conference on Communication Disorders will take place February 21, 2025.

Beyond the classroom

  • Presentation
  • Learning Objectives
  • ASHA Certification Maintenance Standards
    • Auditory Brain Development

      The Key to Language and Literacy for All Children." We invite you to save the date and look for registration to open in a few months.

    • Learn how to choose effective strategies for teaching and generalizing skills

      This conference aims to equip participants with key insights into fostering successful educational outcomes. Attendees will explore predictors of success and strategies for active student engagement, learn effective approaches to address challenging behaviors, and acquire tools to manage anxiety and prevent meltdowns. The conference will also delve into motivating socialization among verbal and non-verbal individuals, guiding the selection of impactful teaching strategies, and fostering inclusive environments through programs that promote acceptance and reduce bullying. The overarching objective is to empower educators with practical skills to create positive, supportive learning atmospheres.

    • This program is offered for 0.6 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level; Professional area).

      This program is offered for 0.6 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level; Professional area). ASHA Certification Maintenance Standards require that all certificate holders (CCA-A and CCC-SLP) must accumulate 30 Certification Maintenance Hours (CMHs) of professional development during each 3-year certification maintenance interval in order to maintain their ASHA Certificates of Clinical Competence (CCC). Non-financial disclosure: None Financial disclosure: Jed Baker is receiving an honorarium from The University of Tulsa for services delivered during this conference.

    • Agenda
      Time Topics
      8:30-8:45 a.m Introduction
      8:45-9:30 a.m. Predictors of successful outcomes in those with special needs
      9:30- 10:15 a.m. Understanding of challenging behaviors precedes effective intervention
      10:15-10:30 a.m. Break
      10:30-12 p.m. Managing and preventing challenging behaviors
      12-1 p.m. Break
      1-2:30 p.m. Why most social skills programs fail! Six key components of social skills training
      2:45-4 p.m. Having skills does not insure peer acceptance: Creating accepting peer environments

    • Fees


      Current non-TU students……………………………$50.00

      Current TU students and TU faculty…………….$25.00

      • Will accept purchase orders for payment. No onsite registration available.
      • All materials and conference information will be sent through email leading up to the conference day.
      • Refunds will not be granted due to inclement weather or internet connectivity problems (if applicable). Refunds may include a 20% processing fee and will not be given after February 1, 2024.


    • Location

      This event will take place over zoom.



    We look forward to seeing you at this stimulating conference.


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