Christine A. Wing, PhD, CCC-SLP, has worked intensively with children at risk for or demonstrating significant behavior problems for over fifteen years. She has worked closely with educators, mental health professionals, and therapists in both educational and health care settings. Dr. Wing integrates her clinical work as a certified speech and language pathologist with her own research on the relationships between language and behavior problems. She has provided speech and language services as co-owner of an integrated therapy practice with an occupational therapist and a physical therapist, as well as music therapists and psychotherapists. She has developed case studies demonstrating the use of communication-based strategies for children with challenging behaviors and provides consultation to professionals across the United States.


Dr. Wing has served on the board of directors and as the chairperson of the Minnesota Association for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health. Other leadership positions include Manager of Developmental and Rehabilitation Services, Children’s Hospital, Minneapolis; school board vice president, River Falls, Wisconsin; Public Policy Chair, AAUW-Wisconsin; and national public policy board member, AAUW.


She is an advocate for children and families, and in addition to a Ph.D. in the area of language development, holds a master’s degree in public policy. Dr. Wing has presented at state associations for speech and language professionals and childcare providers as well as educators. She has also presented at the American Speech and Hearing Association; the American Association of University Women; Minnesota Department of Education; Symposium for Research in Child Language Disorders; and the International Society for the Study of Behavior Development. Dr. Wing currently provides consultation to organizations providing services to children and families as well as training in language facilitation for teachers and parents.




Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Dr. Christine Wing has an employment relationship with Strategic Solutions, Inc. She has presented at numerous state and national conferences. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. Christine has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.

Non-financial: Dr. Christine Wing has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.