Late Language Emergence Content Development


Content for ASHA's Practice Portal is developed through a comprehensive process that includes multiple rounds of subject matter expert input and review. ASHA extends its gratitude to the following subject matter experts who were involved in the development of the Late Language Emergence page.

  • Marilyn Agin, MD, FAAP, CCC-SLP
  • Raquel Anderson, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Maria Diana Gonzales, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Rhea Paul, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Leslie Rescorla, PhD
  • Maria Adelaida Restrepo, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • J. Bruce Tomblin, PhD, CCC-SLP
  • Stephen Zubrick, PhD

In addition, ASHA thanks the members of the Ad Hoc Committee on the Roles and Responsibilities of Speech-Language Pathologists in Early Intervention whose work was foundational to the development of this content. Members of the Committee were M. Jeanne Wilcox (chair), Melissa A. Cheslock, Elizabeth R. Crais, Trudi Norman-Murch, Rhea Paul, Froma P. Roth, Juliann J. Woods, and Diane R. Paul (ex officio). ASHA Vice Presidents for Professional Practices in Speech-Language Pathology Celia Hooper (2003-2005) and Brian B. Shulman (2006-2008) served as the monitoring officers.

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