SLP Reconnect

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February 25-26, 2022



SLP Reconnect is currently planning to be a hybrid conference with in-person* and virtual participation options. In-person attendees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Proof of Vaccination will be required to attend in person.

Let’s work together to improve outcomes and deliver culturally responsive service to our students.

To build a strong community among educational SLPs as we work to improve student outcomes and culturally responsive service delivery.

SLP Reconnect is a partnership between the ESD 113, WSLHA, and the University of Washington. We’re excited to create this opportunity for educational SLPs to learn together and help you improve your craft. We hope to see you at this event in February 2022.

For detailed conference information, visit our SLP Reconnect website.

We are committed to making all reasonable arrangements that will allow attendees to participate in SLP Reconnect Conference. If you require specific aids or services, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, contact ESD 113 at least two weeks in advance of the conference so that we may assist you in making arrangements that will allow you to fully participate in the conference.

Event Notes

Credit Options:

Washington State Approved Clock hours will be available through pdEnroller for a fee

CEUs will be offered by WSLHA (more information to come)

Cancellation Policy – If circumstances change and you are unable to provide a substitute to participate in either in-person or virtually, refunds will be honored for cancellation requests received via email by February 4, 2022. A $75 administrative processing fee will be assessed for all cancellations received prior to February 4, 2022. In lieu of cancellation, substitutions will be accepted through Tuesday, February 22, 2022. No refunds will be offered after February 4, 2022. We realize that you may find the need to update your registration from in-person to virtual. Please note that we will not be able to offer a refund for the registration fee difference.

Please contact ESD 113 to make modifications to your registration.


Keynote speaker:

Shontaye Glover Jones, Author, Speech Language Pathologist, Having Our Say, LLC


  • Amanda Merlin
  • Cheri Dodge Chin, SLP/Assistive Technology Consultant, David Douglas School District
  • Deirdre Curle, Center For Deaf And Hard Of Hearing Youth
  • Dr. Cindy Dupuy, Owner, Explanations Inc.
  • Dr. Edythe Strand, Retired: Emerita, Mayo Clinic
  • Julie Dunlap, Associate Teaching Professor, University of Washington
  • Justin Brodt, SLP, Tacoma Public Schools
  • Kate Krings, Associate Teaching Professor, University of Washington – Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Melissa Petersen, MA, CCC-SLP, NBCT SLP and Assistive Technology, Edmonds School District
  • Sally Carman, Freelance Occupational Therapist
  • Sandra Guth, Reading Tutor & Dyslexia Specialist, WABIDA
  • Sarah Bartolini, SLP, Tacoma Public Schools
  • Shawn Broderick, American Sign Language Outreach Specialist, Washington Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Youth
  • Sophie Pattison, Speech/Language Pathologist, Boyer Children’s Clinic
  • Wendy Nelson, SLP, Tiny Dog Dyslexia & Language Strategies; WABIDA


  • Speech-language pathologists


Dates and times
February 25-26 2022 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Location: Capital Region ESD 113 (remote attendance option available)

Cost: $250 In Person/$195 Online