Language and Literacy in Elementary Schools

Live Chat Schedule

With online conferences you get the convenience of at-home learning combined with real-time access to speakers. Add these dates and times to your schedule!

Monday, April 20, 2015
11:00 a.m.–noon Eastern time Janet Sturm, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Authentic Communication and Literacy Outcomes for Students With Significant Disabilities
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Eastern time Jean Blosser, EdD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Service Delivery Models: Challenges, Considerations, and Options
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Eastern time Marilyn A. Nippold, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Reading Comprehension for Expository Texts
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Noon–1:00 p.m. Eastern time Kathleen Whitmire, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS- CL
Topic: Accessing and Building the Evidence Base for Your School-Based Clinical Practice
2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m. Eastern time Tommie L. Robinson, Jr., PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Counseling Students With Communication Disorders and Their Families
5:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m. Eastern time Julie Masterson, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Assessing and Treating Spelling Problems
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Eastern time C. Melanie Schuele, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Grammatical Skills in Elementary School Children with Language Impairments
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Noon–1:00 p.m. Eastern time Melissa Malani, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Digital Literacy for Elementary Students
4:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Eastern time Diane J. German, PhD
Topic: Child Word Finding: Differential Diagnosis and Intervention
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Eastern time Barbara J. Ehren, EdD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Topic: Leadership Skills for Speech-Language Pathologists
Thursday, April 23, 2015
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Eastern time Ron Gillam, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Narrative Language Development, Assessment, and Progress Monitoring
6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Eastern time Carol Scheffner Hammer, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Best Practices in Assessing English Language Learners
Friday, April 24, 2015
1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Eastern time Kim Murza, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Disciplinary Literacy Instruction
3:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Eastern time Lyndsey Zurawski, SLPD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Practical Lessons for Tackling the Common Core State Standards
Monday, April 27, 2015
11:00 a.m.–noon Eastern time Froma P. Roth, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Advancing Phonological Awareness to Improve Literacy Outcomes
6:00 p.m.–7:00 Eastern time JoAnn Wiechmann, EdD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Best Practices for Using a Tiered Response to Intervention Model


  • Chats are live, text-based (no audio), and last for 1 hour.
  • Chat times are preset; clear your schedule now so you can participate in each one.
  • Listen to the lecture before participating.
  • Have your questions ready so you can get the answers you need!

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