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Speech & Hearing Sciences
1417 NE 42nd Street
SWS Clinic 167


Associate Teaching Professor
Director of Clinical Education

Amy Rodda is the Director of Clinical Education and an Associate Teaching Professor in the Speech and Hearing Sciences Department at the University of Washington. She has worked in a variety of settings, including public schools, birth-3 services, and private clinics. Clinically, Dr. Rodda specializes in play-based therapy, social communication, and enhancing the functional communication skills of children with a broad range of communication strengths and challenges. She is a certified Early Start Denver Model provider and has completed training on the Hanen It Takes Two to Talk parent coaching program. Her research interests include understanding and supporting peer relationships and friendships of children with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Rodda currently supervises graduate clinicians in the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic, teaches undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and graduate courses, facilitates the Leslie Jeanne Berns Support Group for families of children with communication disorders, and mentors undergraduate research.  


Ph.D., 2016, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 

M.A., 2004, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO 

B.H.S., 2001, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO  

Recent Publications
Beyond Social Skills: Supporting Peer Relationships and Friendships for School-Aged Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. (2018 Apr) Semin Speech Lang 39(2): 178-194 Rodda A, Estes A

Parent Support of Preschool Peer Relationships in Younger Siblings of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. (2018 Apr) J Autism Dev Disord 48(4): 1122-1132 Estes A, Munson J, John TS, Dager SR, Rodda A, Botteron K, Hazlett H, Schultz RT, Zwaigenbaum L, Piven J, Guralnick MJ, IBIS network