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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
Website: 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

Education

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

Research

Supervision
AAC in Language and Speech Development
Language Development & Executive Functions

Selected Publications


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

Community

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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