Tara Kolmodin is an undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Speech and Hearing Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is very passionate about working toward an inclusive society for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Her research interests include the use of alternative forms of communication by nonverbal children, and how these communication systems reduce challenging behaviors. After graduation, Tara plans to go to graduate school to pursue a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Caylie Kurtenbach is an undergraduate student pursing a degree in Speech and Hearing Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests include neurodevelopmental disorders in children and how biology influences the severity of these disorders. After graduation, Caylie plans to go to graduate school to pursue a master's degree in Speech-Language Pathology while continuing research on neurodevelopmental disorders.
Caitlin Miller is a sophomore studying Speech and Hearing Science with a concentration in Speech-Language Pathology. She is interested in working with children, especially those with neurological disorders. Caitlin plans to receive a Master's Degree in Speech-Language Pathology and eventually work as an SLP for children after she graduates from University of Illinois.