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  • Faculty members are actively engaged in practicing their profession through teaching, supervision, service on professional committees, attendance at conferences, and mentoring research.
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Ms. T. Christine  Chambers

Ms. T. Christine Chambers

Instructor/Academic Advisor

Office: 2307 - Human Services
Phone: 217-581-2712
Fax: 217-581-7105
Email: tcchambers@eiu.edu

T. Christine Chambers's Vita
T. Christine Chambers, M.S. CCC/SLP has been an Instructor and Academic Advisor in the Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences since 1997 specializing in supervision of students in the Clinical Practicums of CDS 4900, CDS 5900, CDS 5900, and CDS 5920.  Ms. Chambers currently advises a majority of the students in the CDS program, and is a contact resource for prospective students.

Frequently Taught Courses

CDS 4900-Undergraduate Clinic

CDS 5900-Graduate Clinic

CDS 5910-Diagnostics

CDS 5920-Aural Rehabilitation

CDS 5400 Special Topic-Intellectual Disabilities
Special Topic-Anomia


1981-M.S.-Eastern Illinois University

1980-B.S. Eastern Illinois University

Professional Organizations

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association
National Academic Advising Association 2005-2012


AAC in Language and Speech Development
Language Development & Executive Functions

Selected Conference Presentations

Busing, Jacquelyn, Stevens, Natasha:  Training Strategies to Improve Ability to Follow Directions, Presented at the Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Conventions, February 2013.

Gingerich, Meghan, Lenell, Charles:  The Use of Shared Storybook Reading vs. Video Modeling for Teaching Basic Concedpts to Preschoolers; Presented at the Illinois Speech-Language Hearing convention, February 2013.

Flack, Cassie, Word Retrieval Treatment Using Collaborative Referencing; Thesis completion, 2-28-08; Presented at American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National Convention

Funding & Grants

Program Development/Continuing Education Grants/Support
TEAM Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation (PIE) Grant, Fall 2005
Redden Grant, EIU Foundation Spring 2003, 2006


Faculty at Eastern Illinois University, and long time resident of Charleston, Illinois 1997-present.
Consultation/Collaboration for Carle Clinic, Mattoon/Charleston 2001-2011
Consultation for At Home Care, Inc.  Charleston, Il. to present
Consultation/Therapy Services Charleston Public School District 2001-2005
Private Practice Speech Pathology 1994-1997
Speech-Language Pathologist; Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Services 1981-1991
Attendance at Individual Education Planning Conferences local school districts.
Development of funding reports for Alternative/Augmentative Communication Devices

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