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Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Supporting Language Development: From Early Identification to Effective Intervention

Dr. Megan Roberts has been invited to present her research for the Northwestern School of Communication’s 14th annual Pepper Lecture. The event is free, but attendees are encouraged to RSVP. For more details, please see the flyer linked below.

Pepper Lecture Flyer

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
Teaching Responsiveness to Caregivers Using the Coaching Model

Dr. Megan Roberts is hosting a webinar for early intervention providers on how to teach responsiveness strategies to caregivers of children on their caseload using a coaching model. The course is FREE and being offered for both ASHA CEUs and EI credits.


Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Implementing Parent Coaching in Early Intervention

EIRG therapists, Katie Meyer and Molly Strauss, are hosting a course for early intervention providers on how to implement the coaching model in their sessions. The course is FREE and being offered for both ASHA CEUs and EI credits.


Friday, April 21, 2017
The Road to Effective Early Language Intervention

Dr. Megan Roberts is an invited speaker at The Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Symposium on Early Language and the Brain. Her talk is titled “The Road to Effective Early Language Intervention: A Translational Journey of Theory, Research and Clinical Practice.”

Monday, March 27, 2017
The Effects of Parent Implemented Communication Intervention on Toddlers with Receptive and Expressive Language Delays

Dr. Roberts is an invited speaker at The Danish Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s annual conference for speech-language pathologists. The conference is being held in Nyborg, Denmark on March 27th-28th. Dr. Roberts will be speaking about the effects of parent implemented communication intervention on toddlers with receptive and expressive language delays.

Friday, March 3, 2017
Empowering Professionals Conference

Dr. Roberts is one of the speakers at the 11th annual Empowering Professionals Conference, a day designed to encourage and promote best practice in early intervention. The event is sponsored collaboratively by the Early Intervention Training Program (EITP), Easter Seals Metropolitan Chicago CFC #8 and #12, and the Illinois  Developmental  Therapy Association (IDTA).

Find out more about the event on the event website.

Monday, October 24, 2016
Film Screening & Discussion

Northwestern’s Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and the Department of Radio/Television/Film are putting on a free screening of the award-winning documentary LIFE, ANIMATED.


Thursday, June 2, 2016
Navigating Early Signs of Autism

Dr. Roberts hosts a discussion for early intervention providers on navigating early signs of ASD including what to look for and how to discuss with parents (more…)

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Steve Silberman, author of Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity.

The Northwestern University Center for Audiology, Speech, Language and Learning is sponsoring an event at Rush University Medical Center. (more…)

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