Kaitlyn Wilson

Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology


Contact Information

VB 005


Postdoctoral fellowship, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University/Kennedy Krieger Institute (mentor: Rebecca Landa, Center for Autism and Related Disorders), 2012-2014
Ph.D., Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012
M.S., Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006
B.S., Communication Sciences and Disorders, Florida State University, 2004

Areas of Expertise

Autism spectrum disorders
Language development (typical and atypical)
Behavioral interventions targeting social interaction and communication
Professional training practices

Certification & Licensure

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


  • Dykstra, J., Boyd, B., Watson, L., Wilson, K. P., Crais, E., Baranek, G., & Flagler, S. (in press). Developing Feasible and Effective School-Based Interventions for Children with ASD: A Case Study of the Iterative Development Process. Journal of Early Intervention.
  • Wilson, K. P. (2013). Teaching social-communication skills to preschoolers with autism: Efficacy of video versus in vivo modeling in the classroom. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 43(8), 1819-1831.
  • Wilson, K. P. (2013). Incorporating video modeling into a school-based intervention for students with autism spectrum disorders. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in the Schools, 44, 105-117.
  • Watson, L. R., Crais, E. C., Baranek, G. T., Dykstra, J. & Wilson, K. P. (2013). Communicative gesture use in infants with and without autism: A retrospective home video study. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 22(1), 25-39.
  • Wilson, K. P., Dykstra, J., Watson, L. R., Boyd, B. A., & Crais, E. R. (2012). Coaching in early education classrooms serving children with autism: A pilot study. Early Childhood Education Journal, 40(2), 97-105.
  • Wilson, K. P. (2011). Synthesis of single-case design research in communication sciences and disorders: Challenges, options, and future directions. Evidence-Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, 5(2), 104-115.
  • Kinard, J., Wilson, K., Dykstra, J., Watson, L., & Boyd, B. (2011). Advancing social-communication and play (ASAP): Development of a supplemental intervention for public preschools serving children with autism. Perspectives on School-Based Issues, 12(3), 91-100.