Alisha Springle, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL earned her PhD from Old Dominion University (Special Education). She earned her BS from Bowling Green State University (Summa Cum Laude, Honors) and MS from Purdue University (Andrews Doctoral Fellow). Dr. Springle is a proud Board-Certified Specialist in Child Language Disorders (BCS-CL), who is passionately interested in how language grows and develops, and what happens when that development is atypical. She loves learning and sharing the small changes that we can all make to help others communicate and function. She gained 17 years of invaluable practical experience working as an SLP with 22 preschool-age public school students in the states of Ohio and Florida, before transitioning to full-time teaching and clinical supervision. Her current research is focused on effective identification and intervention for children with Developmental Language Disorder.