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Beth Langer

Lecturer
Dr. Langer has enjoyed a career that has interwoven work as a clinical Speech-Language Pathologist with work as a researcher and instructor. She completed her clinical training at the University of Iowa, and her Ph.D. at the University of Colorado at Boulder. As an SLP, she has worked with Deaf, hard-of-hearing, and typically hearing students in clinical and school settings (both at brick-and-mortar schools and via telepractice). She has supervised graduate clinicians in the Speech and Hearing Clinic at Northwestern University and has worked in school districts as a consultant, diagnostician, parent educator, and supervisor for SLP-Assistants.
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Cory Portnuff

Lecturer
Cory Portnuff, AuD, PhD is a clinical audiologist at the University of Colorado Hospital, UCHealth Hearing and Balance Clinic and an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. In the clinic, he works with patients of all ages, with a focus on audiologic rehabilitation, treatment for tinnitus and services for musicians. Dr. Portnuff is board certified in audiology with a specialty certification in pediatric audiology. He also is a certified professional supervisor of audiometric monitoring programs (CPS/A) and holds certificates in tinnitus management and Audiology precepting.
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D'Anne Rudden

Lecturer
D’Anne Rudden, Au.D. has been the owner of Longmont Hearing & Tinnitus Center in Longmont, Colorado for 17 years. She is the host of The Hearing Journal Podcast and is considered an industry expert on social media and marketing as well as professional development topics including supervision and confidence. She presents nationally and internationally and has published articles in Audiology Today, Seminars in Hearing, Audiology Practices, and The Hearing Journal. She has previously served as the Vice-President of Professional Issues for the Colorado Academy of Audiology.
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Amy Thrasher

Clinical Lecturer
Amy Thrasher teaches clinically in the Toddler Group and Preschool programs of the Child Learning Center at SLHC. She has developed a program for young children with autism focusing on joint attention and peer interaction through the use of storybook reading and video modeling, Story of Friendship . In collaboration with the Temple Grandin School, she has developed a social communication intervention program for adolescents with autism and similar learning...