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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.
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…)
We do not currently have any workshops scheduled. Check back later!
March 13, 2020
Coronavirus Resources from ECTAC
The Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTAC) has released a collection of resources for providers on the coronavirus.
December 16, 2019
Wordful Vocab Tracker
Wordful is a new app that helps parents track their children’s vocabulary growth.
July 18, 2019
Therapy Hacks for Busy Families
We are hosting C.I.T.Y of Support’s Education Roundtable on August 28th. Read More
May 7, 2019
SPARK Study on the Genetics of Autism
Rush University Medical Center is running a study called SPARK to learn more about the genetics of autism. Read More