Kristin Kay Slawson, M.A., CCC-SLP is an Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences at the University of Maryland at College Park. As a certified brain injury specialist, she is particularly interested in the functional impact of traumatic brain injury on cognitive-linguistic abilities and implications of these changes on return to school and work. Her interests also include identifying and overcoming barriers to individual social engagement, which includes vocal training for transgender clients and communication partner training for people with aphasia. Prior to joining the HESP faculty, she worked in a variety of medically-based therapy settings treating patients with speech, language and cognitive-linguistic and voice disorders related mainly to neurological disorders such as stroke and brain injury.

Areas of Interest

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Voice
  • Aphasia
  • Executive Functioning

Degrees

  • MA
    University of Maryland
  • BS
    Pennsylvania State University
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
HESP648 Clinical Practice in Speech Fall 2017
HESP422 Neurological Bases of Human Communication Fall 2017
HESP639B Special Topics in Hearing and Speech Sciences; Traumatic Brain Injury Winter 2016
HESP417 Principles and Methods in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Summer 2016
HESP406 Acquired Neurogenic Communication Disorders in Adults Fall 2014
HESP648 Clinical Practice in Speech Fall 2014
HESP406 Acquired Neurogenic Communication Disorders in Adults Fall 2013
Course Name Course Title Semester Syllabus
HESP620 Speech Production Disorders Across the Lifespan Spring 2018
HESP620 Speech Production Disorders Across the Lifespan Spring 2018 Syllabus
HESP620 Speech Production Disorders Across the Lifespan Spring 2017
  • Professional
    Member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • State
    Maryland Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology
Kristin Slawson Photo
0141K LeFrak Hall
Department of Hearing and Speech Sciences
Email
kslawson [at] umd.edu