Description: this 90 minute webinar created by Dr. Charity Rowland explains the structure and use of the Communication Matrix, a tool for evaluating expressive communication skills in early communicators. Test items are included for those seeking ASHA CEUs or a completion certificate.

The Oregon Speech-Language-Hearing Association is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. See course information for numbe rof ASHA CEUs, instructional level and content area. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products or clinical procedures.

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area). Cost: 45.00 (+ optional $5.00 for 0.15 ASHA CEUs)

Learning Outcomes
  • Participants will be able to describe the organizational structure of the Communication Matrix.
  • Participants will be able to use the Communication Matrix to assess expressive communication skills in early communicators.
  • Participants will be able to use the online Communication Matrix to review results with family members.
  • Participants will be able to generate clinical reports using the Custom Report feature of the online Communication Matrix.

Course Content Disclosure Statement
Dr. Charity Rowland has developed and copyrighted a product entitled the Communication Matrix. Because there are no similar products available, this webinar will only cover information that pertains to its proper use.

This webinar focuses exclusively on use of the Communication Matrix and does not include information about any other similar products.

Instructional Personnel Disclosure Statement
Dr. Rowland, Using the Communication Matrix, Employed by Oregon Health & Science University

Financial – Dr. Rowland receives no financial gain from sales of the Communication Matrix or from fees for this webinar. All such fees are directed to the Friends of the Communication Matrix Foundation, a program of the Charitable Partnership Fund, a 501 (c)(3) organization. All such fees are used to support maintenance of the online version of the Communication Matrix.

Nonfinancial --Dr. Charity Rowland is the sole author of the Communication Matrix and developed this webinar. She directs all efforts related to maintaining the online Communication Matrix website (

In-Kind Support
This self-study online course was written by Dr. Charity Rowland. Partial funding to develop and deliver this course was provided by the U.S. Department of Education (Grant # H327A110010).

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