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Tinnitus Talk: May 13 | SIARC: May 19-23 | Summer Camps | FLASH Seminars

Callier Cares Luncheon: Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Honoree: Sara T. Martineau | Ruth and Ken Altshuler Callier Care Award

Keynote Speaker: Terry Price | Director of Music at Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church in Dallas and grateful patient

Luncheon Chairmen: Betsy Cullum and Sissy Cullum

Date & Time: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 | Check in 11:30 a.m. | Lunch 12:00 p.m.

Location: Dallas Country Club | 4100 Beverly Drive | Dallas, Texas 75205

Contact: Jennifer Fowler | 214-905-3025

Benefiting patients in need through the Callier Care Fund


Tinnitus Talks: Pathophysiology-Based Treatments for Tinnitus

Tinnitus Talks are sponsored by the David Bruton, Jr. Endowed Lecture Series on Communication Disorders at the Callier Center, and UT Southwestern Medical Center's Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Callier Dallas, 1966 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75235, Glorig Auditorium

Featured Speaker: Dirk De Ridder, MD, PhD
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Program Description:

Non-pulsatile tinnitus can be the result of either of two mechanisms: a deficient noise-canceling mechanism or deafferentation, i.e. auditory deprivation. The question arises ‘why’ the brain creates a false auditory percept in the absence of an external stimulus, and how understanding this can benefit the development of new tinnitus treatments. The answer may reside in the Bayesian brain concept. 1.5 TSHA CEUs
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Contact: Linda Sensibaugh at 214-905-3003 | Tinnitus Evaluation | Tinnitus Clinical Trial




Summer Intensive Auditory Rehabilitation Conference (SIARC)

SIARC 2014 is a unique opportunity for adults with hearing impairment and their communication partners to experience the benefits of cooperative learning in a social environment. Participants will benefit from the expertise of guest speakers on several occasions during the conference. Topics in the past have included tinnitus, coping skills, and assistive listening devices.
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May 19 - 23, 2014
Callier Center Richardson, 811 Synergy Park Blvd., Richardson, TX 75080

If paid in full by May 1, the registration fee is $350 per couple and $175 per individual.
After May 1, the registration fee is $400 per couple and $200 per individual.
The registration fee includes all classes, assessments, activities and meals.
Registration is limited to 10 couples. The registration deadline is May 10.

Contact: Dr. Linda Thibodeau at 214-905-3108

SIARC is sponsored in part by the David J. Bruton Charitable Trust and major manufacturers of hearing assistive devices.


Register Now for Communication Summer Camps

Camp C.A.R.E. (Children with Articulation and Resonance Errors)
June 10 - July 17, 2014, Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Camp C.A.R.E. is an opportunity for children with articulation and resonance errors due to craniofacial abnormalities to receive intensive intervention in a fun atmosphere.

Camp S.L.I.C.K. (Summer Language Intervention Camp for Kids)
June 9 - July 16, 2014 Mondays and Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

S.L.I.C.K. is an intensive language therapy program for children who have language and learning disorders.

The Crystal Charity Ball Cochlear Implant Summer Listening Camp
Wanted: Boot Scootin' Listeners July 21 -25, 2014

Children ages 4-11 who have cochlear implants will receive listening and speech-language therapy throughout the week and participate in exciting camp activities including fishing, arts and crafts and music.


Flash Talk

Flash Friday Seminars in Speech, Language and Hearing

Fridays beginning January 24 - May 2, 2014, (No Flash March 14) 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Callier Center Dallas, 1966 Inwood Road, Dallas, TX 75235, A229, video link to Callier Richardson- 1.508

For featured speakers and topics: Flash 2014 Spring Schedule

Program Description:
Flash Seminars offer faculty and professionals the opportunity to share their research with the public. Seminars feature a range of speakers in the field of speech, language, and hearing. All presentations will be held at Callier Center Dallas unless noted otherwise. Refreshments will be provided. A229, video link to Callier Richarson- 1.508

Please RSVP: Linda Sensibaugh at 214-905-3003