Kate Krings, M.S., CCC-SLP
Kate Krings M.S., CCC-SLP joined the UW Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences in 2008. Prior to joining the faculty, she provided SLP services in the Seattle Public schools for preschool, elementary and high school students. She has a clinical interest in serving culturally-linguistically diverse, high-risk and underserved populations. She taught courses in adolescent and school age language disorders, pediatric speech sound disorders, and currently teaches public school speech-language pathology and audiology. She supervises pediatric speech and language evaluation and treatment practica in the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic. She is the public schools placement coordinator. She is the creator and coordinator of two special projects within the department. The first project, which she coordinates along with Dr. Amy Pace is the Partnership for Healthy Parenting. It is a collaboration with the Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW). It is a partnership betwen the department and the Residential Parenting Program which is housed at WCCW. Her second special project is the Communication for Life program, which provides communication skill support for young adults with developmental disabilities as they transition out of the public schools and into adulthood.