American Board of Child Language and
Language Disorders
Advanced Knowledge, Skills & Leadership
Copyright ABCLLD 2007-2017


    Who is a specialist in child language? ABCLLD specialists are nationally
    board certified speech-language pathologist professionals with advanced
    expertise in child language.

    The benefits of distinguishing oneself as a Board Certified Specialist in
    Child Language (BCS-CL) are:
  • Expand practice growth
  • Facilitate making informed choices about services
  • Increase referrals
  • Maximize networking
  • Add value for employers
The American Board of Child Language and Language Disorders is
approved by the Council on Clinical Certification of the
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Pictured at the ABCLLD July 2017 Board meeting (left to right) are: Consumer Member Kelly Scott,
Administrator Danielle Ziulkowski, Member Froma Roth, Chair Kathleen Whitmire, Secretary Judy
Montgomery, Co-CE Coordinator Linda Schreiber, Treasurer Melissa Jakubowitz, Vice Chair Monica
Ferguson, and Co-CE Coordinator Trisha Self.