Faculty and Staff
- Faculty are available, friendly and helpful in facilitating students' career goals.
- Faculty members are actively engaged in practicing their profession through teaching, supervision, service on professional committees, attendance at conferences, and mentoring research.
- Dedicated Faculty have clinical expertise. All faculty members teach courses, advise, and supervise in clinic. Their first priority is teaching YOU!
Ms. T. Christine Chambers
Office: 2307 - Human Services
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 CoursesCDS 4900-Undergraduate Clinic
CDS 5900-Graduate Clinic
CDS 5920-Aural Rehabilitation
CDS 5400 Special Topic-Intellectual Disabilities
Education1981-M.S.-Eastern Illinois University
1980-B.S. Eastern Illinois University
Professional OrganizationsAmerican 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 PresentationsBusing, 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
CommunityFaculty 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