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Kailey Alonzo

SHS Undergraduate Student Kailey is a senior at the University of Illinois majoring in Speech and hearing sciences with a minor in Psychology. She has a special interest in working with kids with neurodevelopmental disabilities, particularly Autism. Her future plans are to attend graduate school and get her masters in speech pathology. From there she […]

Chloe Walner

SHS Undergraduate Student Chloe is an undergraduate student studying Speech & Hearing Science. She is also getting a dual degree in Psychology with an intended concentration of Behavioral Neuroscience. Chloe is interested in working with children in a hospital or outpatient setting. She plans to attend graduate school to get her master’s degree in Speech-Language […]

Sarah Maue

MA-SLP Student Sarah is a graduate student in the MA-SLP clinical program. She received her undergraduate degree in Linguistics from Cedarville University. She has a strong interest in language development and working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. After graduation, she hopes to work as an SLP in a school or hospital setting.

Elise Lavaty

SHS Undergraduate Student Elise is an undergraduate student majoring in Speech and Hearing Science with a minor in Spanish. She has worked with children in a variety of environments and is currently interested in working with children with intellectual disabilities. In the future, Elise plans to pursue a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology and work […]

Mac Dooley

SHS Undergraduate Student Mac is an undergraduate student in the Speech and Hearing Sciences program. They’re interested in working with children due to their experiences at a summer camp in their hometown. Mac plans on continuing their education to obtain a Master’s degree. After that, they hope to work as an SLP in a school […]

Kate Desbiens

MA-SLP Student Kate is a graduate student in the MA-SLP clinical program. She completed her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences & Disorders at Butler University. Her previous research experience investigated the use of improv theater as a social skills intervention for neurodivergent teens. Currently, she is interested in researching early intervention and language development in […]

Sarah Woodford

MA-SLP Student Sarah is a graduate student in Speech and Hearing Science. She completed her undergraduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology at Texas Christian University. Sarah’s research interests include speech and language development and acquisition in individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. After earning her master’s degree, Sarah hopes to continue research and work with pediatric populations.