Communication Disorders Quarterly

Judy Montgomery,
PhD. Editor in Chief

Chapman University
Orange, CA

Communication Disorders Quarterly is a journal of research, intervention and practices in speech, language and hearing. It is the official journal of the Division for Communicative Disabilities and Deafness in CEC. Each issue has the following features: quantitative and qualitative research articles, Clinical Forums, short tutorials, From the Field Interviews, and a comprehensive conference calendar.

Special Series are created by Associate Editors and/or interested professionals from the field. These are composed of 3-6 related articles that are invited and edited by the Special Series editor. Please contact the Editor in Chief if you are interested in hosting a series.

CDQ has an international Board of Reviewers, and publishes several articles each year from authors outside the United States. The largest percentage of subscriptions of CDQ are held in Europe.
Online access is available to subscribers by visiting

Manuscripts may be submitted at any time, using the Manuscript Central URL
Information for authors is available at the same site.

A special feature of CDQ is HIGH WIRE!

Articles accepted for publication in the journal are pre-published on HIGH WIRE if it will take longer than 3 months to include them in a bound hard-copy journal. This allows the article to be read and cited immediately, and the authors are able to list it as published on their vita.
Back issues are available at a small price at

CDQ is owned and managed by Hammill Institute on Disabilities, Austin Texas, 512-451-3521. It is published by Sage Publications, International, Moor Park, CA.

Each year, the author(s) of an outstanding article of the previous year are selected to receive the CDQ Editors Award. The awardees for 2009 are:Linda Iris Rosa-Lugo and Jennifer Kent-Walsh of the University of Central Florida, Orlando for an article in the November 2008 issue, Vol 30 Number 1 entitled " Effects of Parent Instruction on Communicative Turns of Latino Children Using Augmentative And Alternative Communication During Storybook Reading." The Editors Award is given at the Annual CEC Convention in April.

Judy K. Montgomery, Ph.D. CCC-SLP
Board Recognized Specialist in Child Language
Professor, Chapman University
College of Educational Studies
One University Dr.
Orange, CA 92866
949-254-5507 (cell)

Editor-in-Chief, Communication Disorders Quarterly
Sage Publications