Live Chat Schedule


Maximizing Functional Outcomes for Individuals With Traumatic Brain Injuries

December 2–14, 2020 | 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 7, 2020
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Assessment Techniques for Adults With Traumatic Brain Injury
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET Jessica Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Functional Treatment Approaches: Beyond Workbooks   
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. ET Ann Glang, PhD, and Melissa McCart, EdD
Topic: Return to School Following TBI: Promoting Success in the Classroom
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
11 a.m. – noon ET Lyn Turkstra, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Be the Change: A Call for SLP Innovation in TBI Practice
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET Kathryn Hardin, PhD, CCC-SLP, CBIST
Topic: Navigating the SLPs Role in Concussion Management
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET U.S. Army Sgt. First Class (Retired) Victor Medina, MRC, CRC, and Roxana Delgado, PhD 
Topic: Veterans With TBI: Engaging the Health Care Community to Improve Outcomes
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. ET Erick Gallun, PhD
Topic: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Can Damage the Systems of Hearing and Balance
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
11 a.m. – noon ET Jennifer P. Lundine, PhD, CCC-SLP, BC-ANCDS
Topic: Assessment of Cognition & Communication After Pediatric TBI
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET Peter Meulenbroek, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: Return-to-Work Solutions for Individuals With TBI
Thursday, December 10, 2020
11 a.m. – noon ET Catherine A. Shonley, MA, CCC-SLP
Topic: Dysphagia and Respiratory Concerns Following TBI 
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET Kelly Petska, PhD
Topic: Life After TBI: Coping With PTSD, Ambiguous Loss, and Mental Health Symptoms
Friday, December 11, 2020
3 p.m. – 4 p.m. ET Michelle Ranae Wild, MA
Topic: Executive Function and Self-Regulation After TBI: Apps for Daily Life
5 p.m. – 6 p.m. ET Mary R. T. Kennedy, PhD, CCC-SLP
Topic: College Students With TBI: Cognitive Coaching That Promotes Self-Regulation
"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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