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Auditory & Language Processing Disorders:
Assessment & Intervention Strategies

Gail J. Richard, Ph. D., CCC-SLP, is emeritus professor in the Department of Communication Disorders & Sciences at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL, specializing in childhood developmental language disorders, such as autistic spectrum disorders, language processing, executive functions, and selective mutism. Professional awards include Honors of the Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association, Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association, recipient of the Illinois Clinical Achievement Award, and multiple teaching awards at Eastern Illinois University. She has also held many leadership positions in professional organizations, including President of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association in 2017.