Innovative Methods for Preschool Assessment, Collaboration, and Treatment

February 20–March 4, 2019 | 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.

For this online conference, you may earn CE credit for reading the transcript of a live chat if you are unable to attend. We encourage participants to attend live if at all possible, but if you have a schedule conflict, please post a question on the discussion board and then read the chat transcript before the last day of the conference. You may claim credit whether your question is addressed or not.

Monday, February 25, 2019
11 a.m. – noon Amy Skinder-Meredith, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Incorporating Phonological Awareness Into Intervention for Childhood Apraxia of Speech
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Suzanne Adlof, PhD
Topic: Early Indicators of Risk for Dyslexia and Other Reading Difficulties
 3 p.m. – 4 p.m. Tatyana Elleseff, MA, CCC-SLP
Topic: Assessing Preschool Children With Challenging Behaviors
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
11 a.m. – noon Elaine Weitzman, MEd 
Topic: Parent-Inclusive Approaches to Early Language Intervention
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Julie O'Brien-Smith, MS, CCC-SLP
Topic: Service Delivery Considerations in the Preschool Environment
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Gissella Santayana, MHSc
Topic: The Lidcombe Program: Overview of a Direct Treatment for Preschool Children Who Stutter
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. C. Melanie Schuele, PhD, CCC-SLP  
Topic: Writing Present Level of Performance and Treatment Plans: Analyzing Speech Sound Error Patterns in Children With Speech Sound Disorders
Thursday, February 28, 2019
11 a.m. – noon Donna K. Edwards, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Topic: Feeding, Swallowing, and Food Selectivity in Preschoolers
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Leah L. Kapa, PhD
Topic: Executive Function and Language Intervention  
Friday, March 1, 2019
11 a.m. – noon Sandra M. Grether, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Augmentative and Alternative Communication for Preschoolers With Autism Spectrum Disorder
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. Keli Richmond, MS, CCC-SLP
Topic: Literacy-Based Interventions for Preschoolers With Speech Sound Disorders   
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Rhea Paul, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Distinguishing Language Delays From Chronic Language Disorders  
"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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