About ABCLLD

The mission of the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders (ABCLLD) is to promote high quality services by speech-language pathologists to children and adolescents ages birth through 21 years whose language learning may be characterized as typical, at-risk, or atypical. The ABCLLD is approved by the Council for Clinical Certification (CCC).

The ABCLLD program recognizes:

  Advanced knowledge, skills, and leadership

  Experience in clinical services

Formed in 2001, the American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders is charged with administering, in an effective manner, a high quality program of certification for specialists in the area of child language and language disorders. Board members are elected and/or appointed annually into three-year terms.

Monica L. Ferguson

Monica L. Ferguson

MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Chair
Email
801.201.1892

Linda Schreiber

Linda Schreiber

MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Vice Chair & CE Co-Coordinator
Email
715.861.3209

Kathy L. Coufal

Kathy L. Coufal

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Past Chair / Historian
Email
402.554.2454

Melissa Jakubowitz

Melissa Jakubowitz

MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Treasurer
Email
415.512.9000

Carol Westby

Carol Westby

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Secretary
Email
505.268.1301

Froma P. Roth

Froma P. Roth

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

CE Committee Member
Email
301.296.8743

Trisha L. Self

Trisha L. Self

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

CE Co-Coordinator
Email
316.978.6810

Ruth Huntley Bahr

Ruth Huntley Bahr

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

 
Email
813.974.7161

Lisa Peay

Lisa Peay

 

Consumer Member
Email
801.623.0657