Topics in Social Communication Disorders

Northern Illinois University’s School of Allied Health and Communicative Disorders is offering a free course, Critically Appraised Topics in Social Communication Disorders.* This 2-hour, 40-minute course uses 25 case studies to demonstrate how family values, clinical expertise and research evidence are intertwined. 
What you will learn from the course: 

•    Research assessment: learn to evaluate how research was conducted and mea-sured.
•    Research integration: discover how to integrate research with family values and clinical care-givers’ expertise to make informed care decisions.
•    Trends: learn about current research trends in a variety of topics related to social communication disorders.

This course is presented by NIU Speech-Language Pathology graduate students under the supervision of Allison Gladfelter, a speech-language pathology professor.

Free parking.

* CEU Opportunity:
NIU is an approved CEU provider for ASHA. Licensees should verify with their state licensing board for acceptance of continuing education units by reviewing the relevant state practice act and/or other administrative code.

Friday, May 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:40 PM

NIU Family Health, Wellness and Literacy Center, 2305 3100 Sycamore Road, DeKalb, IL 60115

Event Type

Lectures, Presentations and Workshops


Health and Wellness, Research, Diversity, Professional Development

Target Audience

Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, General Public

Allied Health and Communicative Disorders, College of Health and Human Sciences
Contact Name

Allison Gladfelter

Contact Email or Phone

815-753-7737 or

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