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 annually for three-year terms.

Monica L. Ferguson

Monica L. Ferguson

MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Chair
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Linda Schreiber

Linda Schreiber

MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Vice Chair & CE Co-Coordinator
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Kathy L. Coufal

Kathy L. Coufal

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Past Chair / Historian
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Melissa Jakubowitz

Melissa Jakubowitz

MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Treasurer
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Carol Westby

Carol Westby

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Secretary
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Trisha L. Self

Trisha L. Self

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

CE Co-Coordinator
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Froma P. Roth

Froma P. Roth

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

CE Committee Member
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Ruth Huntley Bahr

Ruth Huntley Bahr

PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

 
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Lisa Peay

Lisa Peay

Consumer Member
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