Celeste Roseberry-McKibbin received her PhD from Northwestern University. She is a Professor of Speech Pathology and Audiology at California State University, Sacramento. Dr. Roseberry is also currently a part-time itinerant speech pathologist in San Juan Unified School District where she provides direct services to students from preschool through high school. She has worked in educational and medical settings with a wide variety of clients ranging from preschoolers through geriatric patients. She serves homeless persons in her community through direct work on the streets.
Dr. Roseberry-McKibbin’s primary research interests are in the areas of assessment and treatment of culturally and linguistically diverse students with communication disorders, as well as service delivery to students from low-income backgrounds. She has over 70 publications, including 15 books, and has made over 300 presentations at the local, state, national, and international levels. Dr. Roseberry-McKibbin is a Fellow of ASHA, and winner of ASHA’s Certificate of Recognition for Special Contributions in Multicultural Affairs. She received the national presidential Daily Point of Light Award for her volunteer work in building literacy skills of children in poverty. She lived in the Philippines as the daughter of Baptist missionaries from ages 6 to 17.
This course describes specific, practical strategies for studying for and passing the Praxis examination in speech-language pathology. Suggestions for optimal studying are described, and specific… read more
Part 1 is an introductory, foundational course that covers general assessment considerations and explains second language acquisition and bilingualism phenomena that can impact a diagnosis… read more
In this course, Dr. Roseberry-McKibbin will discuss the public laws and policies that address nondiscriminatory testing for ELLs. Considerations in using standardized tests with ELL… read more
In part three of this five-part series, Dr. Roseberry-McKibbin will discuss increasing the ecological validity of assessments, and explain the pre-evaluation process in detail. Specific… read more
Extensive research with multiple linguistically diverse populations is explained to support the use of the information processing/working memory skills assessment tasks. Utilization of dynamic assessment… read more
This course discusses foundations of intervention for ELLs who have been definitively diagnosed with language impairment. Relevant federal laws and policies are explained, and overarching… read more