Kaitlyn Wilson

she/her/hers

Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathology; Department Chairperson

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Contact Info

Phone:
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VB 105C

Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University/Kennedy Krieger Institute, 2014

Doctor of Philosophy, Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012

Master’s of Science, Speech & Hearing Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006

Bachelor’s of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida State University, 2004

Areas of Expertise

Autism (language, social interaction, self-advocacy, transition/lifespan, school- and community-based programs)
Language development (typical and atypical)
Professional training practices

Certification & Licensure

  • American Speech-Langauge-Hearing Association CCC-SLP
  • Maryland Licensure in Speech-Language Pathology

Publications

See current publications at https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=GNhfMDUAAAAJ&hl=en

And read about recent work at the Hussman Center for Adults with Autism in the ASHA Leader Live: "Center seeks to connect adults with autism – online – during COVID-19" https://leader.pubs.asha.org/do/10.1044/2020-1102-adult-autism-online-programs/full/

Project LINC

In 2021, Dr. Kaitlyn Wilson (SPPA) collaborated with Drs. Kay Holman and Greg Knollman (SPED) in the creation of Project LINC: Preparing school-based leaders in ASD through interdisciplinary networking and shared competencies. The U.S. Department of Education awarded $1.1 million to this exciting interdisciplinary pre-professional training project. The 1st cohort of 26 scholars begins in Fall 2022 and the next cohort will begin in Fall 2024. Email the team to learn more!

Selected Presentations

Wilson, K. (2022). Embracing neurodiversity: Strategies and perspectives. Kennedy Krieger Institute 20th Annual Autism Conference.

Wilson, K., Marsack, C., Smith, D., & Knollman, G. (2022). Caregiver experiences related to employment of their adult-aged children with autism. International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting.

Dallman, A., Wilson, K. & Friesner, E. (2021). ExpectAbility: Building neurodiversity awareness in a university community by highlighting strengths of adults with autism. Maryland Occupational Therapy Association Conference.

Cilluffo, A., Fryfogle, L., Gallagher, M., Nugent, N., Wilson, K., & Dallman, A. R. (2021). Understanding how young adults with autism spectrum disorder are coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic. International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting.

Santhanam, S., Wilson, K., Paige, M., & Craft, A. (2021). Self-Advocacy in autistic and non-autistic college students. International Society for Autism Research Annual Meeting.

Preis, J., Wilson, K., Harris, C., & Atkinson, S. (2019). Bridging the gap between research and clinic: How to incorporate single-case design research methods into practice for children with autism. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention.

Wilson, K., Marsack-Topolewski, C., Samuel, P., Tenbus, J., & Shaw, S. (2019). Social communication supports for adults with autism: Parent perceptions of use and need. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention.

Wilson, K., Strasser, S., & Saeli, H. (2019). Mobile applications for individuals with autism: A decision tree. American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention.

Smart, J., Malone, S., Kelly, A.., & Wilson, K. (2019). Assessing Adults with Autism for Auditory Processing Disorder. Annual Conference of the American Academy of Audiology.

Wilson, K. P., Dykstra, J., & Kalandadze, T. (2018). Communication Interventions for Adults with Autism: A Meta-Analysis. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention.

Pelatti, C., Wilson, K. P., Kruger, P., & Lynch, K. (2017). Graduate students’ perspectives on an intensive course delivery design. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention.

Wilson, K. P., Geary, L., Thomas, T., Chasson, G., & Jozkowsi, A. (2016). Qualitative impact of graduate SLP students’ hands-on clinical experiences with adults with autism spectrum disorder. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Convention.

Wilson, K. P., Preis, J., Chasson, G., Jozkowski, A., & Shotto, C. (2016). Pre-professional preparation of speech-language pathologists to serve individuals with ASD across the lifespan. International Meeting for Autism Research.

, A. C., Wilson, K. P., Chasson, G., Hoer, K., Focazio, A., Finklestein, B. & Grant, A. (2016). Feasibility of a systematic outcomes assessment protocol for adults with autism participating in community-based programs. International Meeting for Autism Research.

Wilson, K. P., Landa, R., & Stripling, E. (2015). Student change in response to early achievements Intervention translated for public preschool classrooms. International Meeting for Autism Research.

Wilson, K. P., Stripling, E., & Landa, R. (2014). Educator and student response to a social-communication intervention translated for public preschool classrooms. International Meeting for Autism Research.

Wilson, K. P., Wiener, H., DeRamus, M., Bulluck, J., Watson, L., Crais, E., and Baranek, G. (2014).  Longitudinal retrospective video analysis of object play in infants with autism. International Meeting for Autism Research.