Live Chat Schedule


Birth to Three: Working Together to Serve Children and Their Families

December 4–16, 2019 | Online Conference

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, December 9, 2019
11 a.m. – noon ET Sharon Ringwalt, PhD
Topic: Providing Early Intervention Services Under IDEA Part C: Requirements for SLPs
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET Mary Louise Peters, MEd, MS
Topic: Supporting Children and Families Transitioning Out of Early Intervention
4 p.m. – 5 p.m. ET Juliann J. Woods, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Using Capacity-Building Practices in Caregiver Coaching for Early Intervention  
Tuesday, December 10, 2019
9 a.m. – 10 a.m. ET Naomi Younggren, PhD
Topic: Early Intervention Primary Service Provision in Natural Environments
11 a.m. – noon ET Jennifer Casteix, MS, CCC-SLP
Topic: Infants and Children With Complex and Special Health Care Needs
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. ET Maia Braden, MS, CCC-SLP
Topic: Feeding and Speech Interventions for Young Children With Cleft Lip and Palate
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
11 a.m. – noon ET Memorie M. Gosa, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-S
Topic: Feeding and Swallowing Disorders in Toddlers
4 p.m. – 5 p.m. ET Linda R. Watson, EdD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Earlier Identification of Autism Spectrum Disorder
Thursday, December 12, 2019
11 a.m. – noon ET MaryAnn Romski, PhD, CCC-SLP, and Rose A. Sevcik, PhD
Topic: AAC for Early Intervention: Myths and Realities
Noon – 1 p.m. ET Arlene Stredler-Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: The State of Telepractice for Delivering Early Intervention Services  
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET Toby Long, PhD, PT, FAPTA
Topic: Core Competencies for Early Interventionists
Friday, December 13, 2019
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET Rhea Paul, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Working With Preverbal Infants and Toddlers Toward Early Speech
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET Catherine Cronin Carotta, EdD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Supportive Early Intervention Practices for Young Children Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
"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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