Speaking Engagements

Sydney has presented at several national conferences including American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders. She has extensive training and knowledge in working with children who are deaf or hard of hearing and literacy intervention. Sydney has a passion for training future professionals to be critical thinkers. She has been invited to give many guest lectures at various universities.

Presentations

Bassard, S.D., Reynolds, G., & Werfel, K.L. (2019, November). Langwasick for linguistic: using a multi-linguistic spelling error analysis in clinical practice. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.

Reynolds, G., Bassard, S.D., & Werfel, K.L. (2019, November). Spelling error analysis using multi-linguistic coding in children with reading impairment (Poster). Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.

Bassard, S.D., Reynolds, G., & Werfel, K.L. (2018, November). Hearing screen failure among students with reading impairments: Rate and relation to specific reading impairment. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.

Werfel, K. L., Reynolds, G., & Bassard, S. (2018, July). The rate of hearing screen failure in students with reading impairments. Annual Conference of the Society for the Scientific Study of Reading, Brighton, UK.

Bassard, S. D., Squires, C. & Werfel, K. L. (2018, June). Above-average nonverbal intelligence as a protective factor for language acquisition in children with hearing loss. Annual Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.