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Speaking Engagements


Sydney Bassard has presented at several national conferences including the 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 presented on topics related to hearing loss, literacy, family-centered care, and cultural considerations for professionals. She was acknowledged as a Distinguished Early Career Professional by ASHA in 2020. 


Sydney Bassard is frequently noted as a highly engaging presenter as she makes her presentations interactive with takeaways to use in therapy the next day. 


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Sydney Bassard, MSP, CCC-SLP, hearing loss and literacy specialist in Charlotte, North Carolina

Invited Presentations

Bassard, S.D. (2023, October). Going beyond likes and follows: Understanding the ethics of social media for SLPs

Annual Convention of the Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Coralville, IA.

Bassard, S.D. (2023, July). It is more than ABC: 

Incorporating early literacy in therapy sessions. Annual Convention of the Florida Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, Orlando, FL.

Bassard, S.D. (2022, November). Examining health literacy considerations and clinical impact on care for speech-language pathologists. Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.  

Bassard, S.D. (2021, November). Focusing on literacy-based therapy with deaf and hard-of-hearing children.Speech Retreat, Virtual. 

Bassard, S.D. (2021, July). Family-centered intervention with deaf and hard-of-hearing children. SLP Summit, Virtual. 

Upcoming Engagements

  • November 19, 2023 - American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention - Boston, MA
Harnessing the Power of Teletherapy to Ignite Innovation in Care for Children with Hearing Loss
  • November 19, 2023 - American Speech Language Hearing Association Convention - Boston, MA 
Writing and Linguistic Identity in Cochlear Implant Users who Speak Appalachian or African American English
  • December 2-3, 2023 - Speech Therapy Association of Turkey                                                     Assessment and Treatment of Speech and Language for Children with Hearing Loss
  • April 12-15, 2024 - Bjorem Speech Cruise
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