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Marie C. Ireland, MEd, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL


Charles Sturt University


13643 Waterswatch Court, Midlothian, VA 23113

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Marie C. Ireland, MEd, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Marie Ireland is a Board Certified Specialist in Child Language (BCS-CL) and is an adjunct research associate at Charles Sturt University. She retired from the Virginia Department of Education after 16 years as the specialist for speech language pathology, evaluation, and eligibility and related services. She has served as ASHA’s Vice President of SLP Practice (2018 to 2020) and on the executive board of the State Education Agencies Communication Disabilities Council. Her areas of interest include child language, evidence-based assessment, and dynamic assessment. She has received the editor’s award in 2013 and 2021 for articles on evidence-based practice in the schools and has published works on SLP practice in the schools.

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Cultural and Linguistic Diversity/Bilingual Speakers/English as a Second Language
  • Language/Learning Disabilities

Other Areas of Emphasis


Ages of Emphasis:

  • Birth to Three
  • Early Education (Ages 3–5)
  • Early Elementary (Kindergarten to Grade 6)
  • Middle School/High School (Grades 7–12)
  • Young Adult (Ages 17–22)