Kathy 1 Kathy completed her Master’s Degree in Speech Language Pathology from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and has been an SLP for over 15 years. She has served as an instructor at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in the Department of Communication Disorders and as an education specialist for Speech Language Pathology at Education Service Center Region 13, in which she provided professional development and technical assistance for Speech-Language Pathologists working in the public schools.

She has provided professional education for SLPs across the state on a variety of topics including best practices in service delivery, supporting children with significant communication impairments, and augmentative and alternative communication. She currently serves on the editorial board for the journal EBP Briefs and as Vice President for Research and Development for the Executive Board of the Texas Speech Language Hearing Association.