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Spoken and Written Language in Adolescents: Fresh Solutions

February 21–March 5, 2018 | Online Conference

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!

All times listed are Eastern time.

Friday, February 23, 2018
Noon – 1 p.m. Sam Goldstein, PhD, ABPdN
Topic: Boosting Resilience and Stress Hardiness as Part of Language Intervention
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Linda I. Rosa-Lugo, EdD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Vocabulary Learning in Adolescent English Learners With Language Disorders  
Monday, February 26, 2018
11 a.m. – noon Michael Faggella-Luby, PhD
Topic: Strategies for Meeting the Demands of the Secondary Curriculum
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Rauno Parrila, PhD                                                                                               
Topic: The Impact of Early Reading Disabilities on Adolescents’ Academic Success 
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Cheryl Scott, PhD, CCC-SLP  
Topic: Sentence-Level Difficulties in Secondary Reading and Writing
Noon – 1 p.m. Kristine Noel, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Improving Social Communication and Disrupting the Path to Delinquency
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Marilyn A. Nippold, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Building a Literate Lexicon in Middle School: Assessment and Intervention for Adolescents
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
11 a.m. – noon Kim Murza, PhD, CCC-SLP  
Topic: Helping Students With Autism Transition to the Workforce
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Diane Gillam, MEd, Linda Freeman, MS, CCC-SLP, and Susan M. Trumbo, MS
Topic: Peer Coaching With Secondary Teachers
Thursday, March 1, 2018
10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Zhihui Fang, PhD
Topic: Academic Language and Disciplinary Learning
11 a.m. – noon Nickola Wolf Nelson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL
Topic: Using Writing to Enhance Critical Thinking and Language  
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Gloria Soto, PhD
Topic: Conversation-Based Language Intervention for Adolescents Using AAC
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Garvin P. Romane, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Code Switching by Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Adolescents 
Friday, March 2, 2018
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Barbara J. Ehren, EdD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL 
Topic: Why SLP Services are Essential to Adolescents, and Why We Can’t Go It Alone
"I really liked that I could chat with the presenters after I watched the lecture. This is something you might not even be able to do at [in-person] conferences."
Past ASHA Professional Development online conference participant
"The chats are wonderful!! You not only get to have your questions answered but you get to see others' questions and follow their line of thinking!" 
Past ASHA Professional Development online conference participant


  • 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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