Susan Durnford

Retired Lecturer, Speech Language Pathology and Audiology

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Scholarship: Invited Presentations

Invited Presentations (non-peer reviewed):

Durnford, S. & Monroe, J. Storytelling as Therapy: Interdisciplinary Possibilities for Recreational Therapy (RT) and Speech-Language Pathology (SLPA). Seminar presented at the National Disabled Veteran’s Winter Sports Clinic sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Snowmass, CO. (April 2016)

Monroe, J. & Durnford, S. The BREATH Pathway: A Recreation/Speech Therapy Intervention That Enhances Well Being. Seminar presented at the National Disabled Veteran’s Winter Sports Clinic sponsored by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Snowmass, CO.  (April 2016)

Durnford, S. & Monroe, J. Storytelling as Therapy: Interdisciplinary Possibilities for Recreational Therapy (RT) and Speech-Language Pathology (SLPA) with Geriatric Populations. Webinar presented for continuing education credit for the American Therapeutic Recreation Association. (February 2016)

Two-week on-line asynchronous seminar offered to health care professionals across the country entitled Practical Communication and Memory Techniques for Adults with Dementia. Sponsored by the Ithaca College Gerontology Institute and the Finger Lakes Geriatric Education Center. Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY. (March 2010)

What to Do When Communication Isn't Working.  State Society on Aging of New York Student Conference. Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY. (March 2007)

Communication and the Aging Population: What to do when it goes wrong.  Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Workshop. Longview, Ithaca, NY. (March 2007)

Allied Health: How Can a Team Approach Help? presented with colleagues Dr. Janice E. Monroe, Dr. Melinda Cozzolino, and Dr. Ernest Nalette.  Fingerlakes Geriatric Education Center, Ithaca College, Ithaca, New York. (February 2003)

Let’s Talk.  Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Workshop. Longview, Ithaca, NY. (May 2000)

Communication Strategies, Assistive Technology, and the Older Adult  presented with Elizabeth Begley. Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Workshop. Longview, Ithaca, NY. (February 2000)

Reducing Stress Through Communication  presented with Dr. Ellen Bonaguro. Cayuga County for the Aging and Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Workshop. Auburn Memorial Hospital, Auburn, NY.  (November 1999)

Developing Community and College Collaborations presented with graduate student, Doug Bayer.  Additionally, presented with Mary Ann Simpson, Elizabeth Begley and Dr. Luanne Andersson, Southern Tier Area Speech-Language-Hearing Association sponsored workshop, Dryden, NY. (November 2001)

Augmentative Communication Strategies for Older Adults, presented with Elizabeth Begley, Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Workshop, Ithaca College. (October 1995)

Communication and Aging, Ithaca College Gerontology Institute Workshop, Ithaca, NY. (March 1994)

Local Presentations (invited):

Bangs, Blows, or Bumps: Traumatic Brain Injury. Ithaca College Center For Teacher Education Presentation, Newfield Middle School, Newfield, NY. (Spring 2013)

Bangs, Blows, or Bumps: Traumatic Brain Injury. Presentations given to each grade, kindergarten to sixth grade over the course of three days. Ithaca College Center For Teacher Education Presentation Newfield Elementary, Newfield, NY.  (Fall 2012)

Dementia and Communication: Best Practices. Ithaca Sunrise Rotary Meeting. Ithaca, NY.(Fall 2012)

Things That Go Bump In The Night. Traumatic brain injury prevention health class presentations. Ithaca College Center For Teacher Education Presentation, DeWitt Middle School, Ithaca, NY.  (2006-2010)

Things That Go Bump In The Night . Traumatic brain injury prevention presentations to high school biology classes. Ithaca College Center For Teacher Education Presentation. South Seneca Central School, Ovid, NY. (March 2008)

Project CARE (Communication and Recreation Enhancement): Transdisciplinary Experiential Learning at Longview presented with Dr. Linda Heyne at the Spring Faculty Development Conference, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY.  (May 2003)

Things That Go Bump In The Night. Traumatic brain injury prevention presentations for Health Awareness Day. Ithaca College Center For Teacher Education Presentation. DeWitt Middle School, Ithaca, NY. (April 2003)

Parkinson’s and Communication. Tompkins County Office for the Aging. Ithaca, NY. (September 2002)

Things That Go Bump In The Night. Dryden Middle School, Center For Teacher Education Presentation, Dryden,NY. (November 1999)

Early Literacy Seminar, presented at Trinity Lutheran Preschool, Ithaca, NY. (November 1998)

ABC’s of Traumatic Brain Injury, Graduate Student Workshop, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY. (May 1997)

Parkinson’s and Communication, Tompkins County Office for the Aging, Ithaca, NY. (August 1996)   

Therapy Materials for Adults,  NSSLHA Workshop,  Ithaca College Ithaca, NY. (March 1995)