NSSLHA Fall 2020 Conference

Strengthening the Core of Social Cognition and Conversation with Animated Videos and Games

October 16, 2020 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

NSSLHA Fall 2020 Conference Brochure

Join us for our annual Fall Conference presented by the Baylor Chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) and the Baylor Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. “Strengthening the Core of Social Cognition and Conversation with Animated Videos and Games"


Anna Vagin, PhD

Anna Vagin, PhD, is a licensed speech/language pathologist with over 25 years of experience. In her private practice in Marin County, California, she provides individual sessions and social learning groups to children, young adults, and their families. Her particular interest is using media to support social thinking in students with diagnoses such as ASD, ADHD, NVLD, Language Disorder, Anxiety Disorder, Social Communication Disorder or Twice Exceptional. She provides consultation to parents and schools, and is a frequent speaker in the U.S. and Canada on topics related to social cognition. She is the author of Movie Time Social Learning (2012) and YouCue Feelings: Using Online Videos for Social Learning (2015), and developer of Conversation Paths Pack (2020).


Morning Session 1: 8:30 am - 9:45 am

Understanding how clinician behavior influences social learning in our clients and research supporting use of media in social cognitive work.

Morning Session 2: 10:00 am -11:45 am

Using You Tube videos as engaging social learning material addressing: connecting feelings & thoughts, understanding the challenges & roadblocks to cooperation, building resilience, and supporting development of inference.

Afternoon Session 1: 12:15-1:45 pm

A semi-structured framework for developing conversation-8 building blocks of Conversation Paths & incorporating You Tube for Conversation in Real Time.

Afternoon Session 2: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Using games to build resilience in anxious and risk averse clients, assessment and developing rubrics.

Click here for the NSSLHA Fall 2020 Conference Brochure for more information on the Conference Agenda and how to register. 
For more information contact:

Dr. Carrie Drew, AuD., CCC-A
Clinical Faculty/Audiologist
Baylor University
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Phone: (254) 710-2568
Fax: (254) 710-2590