Improving Communication of People With Severe Disabilities: Interprofessional Strategies

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, June 16
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Eastern Promoting Socially Valid Practices and Outcomes in Assessment, Goal Setting, and Intervention
Howard Goldstein, PhD, CCC-SLP
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., Eastern Can We Talk? Connecting, Communicating, and Collaborating in the Digital Age
Judith Schoonover, MEd, OTR/L, ATP
Sally Norton-Darr, MS, CCC-SLP
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m., Eastern Let's Walk, Roll, and Talk! Speech and Language Pathologists and Physical Therapists Collaborating to Promote Socially Valid Communication and Movement Outcomes
Lorraine Sylvester, PT, PhD
Tuesday, June 17
Noon – 1:00 p.m., Eastern Access to Innovations in Technology: Enhancing Communication for Individuals with Complex Communication Needs Today and Tomorrow
Judy Lariviere, MEd, OTR/L
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m., Eastern Promoting Communication Development in Presymbolic Learners with Multiple Disabilities
Susan M. Bashinski, EdD
Susan M. Bruce, PhD
Wednesday, June 18
Noon – 1:00 p.m., Eastern 21st Century Clinicians: Technology Tools for Busy Professionals
Carole Zangari, PhD, CCC-SLP
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Eastern Effective Team Practices: Interprofessional Contributions to Communication Issues
Karena Cooper-Duffy, PhD
Kerri Eaker
Thursday, June 19
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Eastern Interprofessional Innovation Impacting Technology and Practice Discoveries: The Sum is Greater Than the Parts
Beth Mineo, PhD, CCC-SLP
Friday, June 20
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., Eastern Facilitating Communicative Success for Persons With Severe Disabilities Through Interprofessional Collaboration: An Overview of Challenges and New Directions
Billy T. Ogletree, PhD, CCC-SLP
Monday, June 23
Noon – 1:00 p.m., Eastern Conversations Between Researchers and Practitioners: Literacy for Learners With Complex Multiple Disabilities
Karen Erickson, PhD


  • 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.
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