Welcome to the Advanced Learning Center!

Online Learning

The ABCLLD Advanced Learning Center is designed to support advanced professional development opportunities. We have partnered with SpeechPathology.com to offer these Advanced Learning Center courses, which include both live and recorded webinars. All courses presented in partnership with SpeechPathology.com are intermediate or advanced and are offered for ASHA CEUs. Advanced Learning Center courses are offered as an optional benefit, though they are NOT required for Board Certification or for maintaining Specialty Certification.

CEU Membership

Courses are offered for CEUs through the SpeechPathology.com membership program that provides unlimited CEU access for $99/year. For more information, visit SpeechPathology.com.

To access a bonus month, a 13-month membership, enter the promo code ABCLLD upon sign up. You do not need to be a BCS-CL to attend the courses or to use this code.

Monday, Aug. 2: Janet Sturm, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, F-ASHA, will present Developing Authors: Designing Opportunities in AAC Using the Science of Writing

Janet Sturm

Janet Sturm

Tuesday, Aug. 3: Maureen Staskowski, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL, will present Keep It Simple! Using the Simple View of Reading to Examine Literacy in AAC

Maureen Staskowski

Maureen Staskowski

Wednesday, Aug. 4: Jillian McCarthy, PhD, CCC-SLP, will present “Spelling” It Out for Students Who Use AAC: Applying Evidence-Based Practices

Jillian McCarthy

Jillian McCarthy

Carole Zangari

Carole Zangari

Kelly Fonner

Kelly Fonner

Suggested SpeechPathology.com Courses

for Maintaining Specialty Certification

Some of these courses have been produced in partnership with the ABCLLD. Click each course title for more information and to register for the course. If you are not a member of SpeechPathology.com, you will be directed to the sign-up page.

2021

Children with Trauma Histories: Assessment, Intervention, and Advocacy

Presenter: Yvette D. Hyter, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 90 minutes

Language Outcomes of Children with Trauma Histories: Understanding the Impact

Presenter: Yvette D. Hyter, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 90 minutes

Targeting Language Expression Via Personal Written Narratives Across the Grades

Presenter: Nickola Wolf Nelson, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Integrating the International Classification of Functioning into School-Based Practices

Presenter: Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Developmental Language Disorder as a Neurodevelopmental Disability

Presenter: Karla McGregor, PhD

Level: Advanced, 90 minutes

Assessing the Quality of Narratives Produced by School-age African American English Speakers

Presenter: Monique Mills, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

2020

Nancy McKinley Lecture Series: Evidence-Based Practice Decisions in Child Language Assessment

Presenter: Katrina Fulcher-Rood, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

We Are Our Memories: Supporting Autobiographical Memory and Personal Narratives in ASD, ADHD, Hearing Loss, and Trauma

Presenter: Tiffany Hutchins, PhD, and Ashley Brien, MS, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Applying a Multi-Level Coding System to Children’s Personal Narratives

Presenter: Marleen Westerveld, PhD

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Telling Our Stories: Developing Cultural Identity

Presenter: Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Language Therapy via Telepractice: Imagine the Possibilities

Presenter: Melisssa Jakubowitz, MA, CCC-SLP, BSC-CL

Level: Intermediate, 1 hour

Embedding Intervention Strategies into Everyday Activities of Infants/Toddlers and Their Families

Presenter: Juliann Woods, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Intermediate, 1 hour

Principles Driving Effective Narrative-Based Language Intervention

Presenter: Doug Petersen, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Evidence-Based Approaches for Treating the Grammatical Weaknesses of Children

Presenter: Lizbeth Finestack, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Analysis of Spelling Errors: Developmental Patterns and the Need for Continued Instruction

Presenter: Ruth Huntley-Bahr, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

2019

Do the Hard Things First: Treatment of Morphology

Presenter: Amanda Owen Van Horne, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Caregiver and Child Interventions to Support Children with Adverse Childhood Experiences

Presenter: Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Language Literacy Learning for Diverse Students

Presenters: Carol Westby, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL; and Elizabeth Biersgreen, MS, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Hide and Seek: Recognizing Girls on the Autism Spectrum

Presenter: Glenis Benson, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Adverse Childhood Experiences: Effects on brain, behavior and clinical practice

Presenter: Angela Hein Ciccia, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

The Effects of Trauma on Communication in Forced Migrant Minors

Presenter: Helen Grech, PhD

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

The Effects of Stress and Trauma on Language Development

Presenter: Joy D. Osofsky, PhD

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

A Grassroots Framework to Address Adverse Childhood Experiences at the Community Level

Presenter: Megan Dunn Davison, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

2018

Phonological Assessment and Intervention of Bilingual Children with Highly Unintelligible Speech

Presenter: Raul Prezas, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Intermediate, 1 hour

Evidence-Based Parent Training Strategies for Young Children with ASD

Presenter: Patti Prelock, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Improving Expository Language through Intervention on Note-Taking and Verbal Rehearsal: A Researcher-Clinical Collaboration

Presenters: Teresa Ukrainetz, PhD, S-LP(C); Amy Peterson, MS, CCC-SLP; and RJ Risueno

Level: Advanced, 1.5 hours

Assessing Personal Constructs of Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Person-Centered Measure of Social Cognition

Presenters: Trisha Self, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL; and Sean Hess, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Narrative Interventions for Learners with ASD

Presenter: Christina Carnahan, EdD; and Pamela Williamson, PhD

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Camp Campus: A Guide to Facilitating Student Success in Higher Education

Presenter: Kay Hagedorn, MS, CCC-SLP

Level: Advanced, 1 hour

Evaluating Children’s Phonological Systems

Presenter: Barbara Hodson, PhD

Level: Intermediate, 1.5 hours

Improving Children’s Phonological Systems

Presenter: Barbara Hodson, PhD

Level: Intermediate, 1.5 hours

Evaluating and Enhancing Phonological Skills in Special Populations

Presenter: Lesley Magnus, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Intermediate, 1 hour

2017

Bridge of Vocabulary: Top Seven Strategies

Presenter: Judy Montgomery, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Level: Intermediate, 1 hour

Recent Intervention Research with Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Presenter: Patti Prelock, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Level: Intermediate, 1 hour

Naturalistic Developmental Interventions in Autism

Presenter: Bob Buckendorf, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Intermediate

2016

Clinician Effectiveness: Attributes That Impact Treatment Outcomes

Presenter: Bob Buckendorf, PhD, CCC-SLP

Level: Intermediate