Katie Eckhoff

 
Katie graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato in 2003 with a master’s degree in communication disorders. Katie is the clinic manager at Kid Talk and has worked as a pediatric speech-language pathologist in both outpatient private practice and school settings. She has worked with children with a variety of disabilities and delays including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Chiari Malformation, Spina Bifida, receptive and expressive language delays, Apraxia of Speech, Auditory Processing Disorder, cleft palate/lip, voice disorders, fluency, phonological disorders, oral motor impairments, and articulation delays. Katie is PROMPT level 1 trained as well as a certified Interactive Metronome provider.
  • Apraxia of Speech vs. Phonological Processing Disorders in Children (2005)
  • A Three Part Treatment Plan for Oral Motor Therapy (2005)
  • Apraxia and Phonology (2005)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders- Early Identification (2005)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders-Recognizing the Communicative Function of Challenging Behaviors (2005)
  • Comparing Strategies for Promoting Communication of Infants and Toddlers (2005)
  • Early Assessment and Intervention for Children with Cleft Palate (2005)
  • Promoting Functional Communication in Children with Autism: Addressing the Verbal Challenge (2006)
  • Helping Children with Auditory Processing Disorders (2007)
  • Autism and the SCERTS Model: A Comprehensive Educational Approach (2007)
  • Autism- Tools for Recognizing, Differentiating, and Intervening (2008)
  • Beyond Hearing Aids: Implantable Hearing Technology (2008)
  • Phonological Assessment and Therapy: Effective Strategies for Speech Sound Disorders and Childhood Apraxia of Speech (2008)
  • Practical Therapy Techniques for Persistent Articulation Errors: Frontal Lisp, Lateral Lisp, and Distorted “R” (2009)
  • Working Guidelines for the Assessment and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech: A Review of ASHA’s 2007 Position Statement and Technical Report (2009)
  • Introduction to PROMPT: Technique (2009)
  • Interactive Metronome Certification (2010)
  • The Sequential Oral Sensory (SOS) Approach to Feeding Therapy (2011)
  • Social Thinking (2012)
  • The Role of Phonics in Comprehension (2014)
  • Orofacial Myofunctional Disorders: Understanding OMD’s and the Functional Hierachies of Treatment Planning (2014)
  • Advancing Phological Awareness to Improve Literacy Outcomes (2015)
  • Digital Literacy for Elementary Students (2015)
  • Reading Comprehension for Expository Texts (2015)
  • Child Word Finding: Differential Diagnosis and Intervention (2015)
  • Assessing and Treating Spelling Problems (2015)
  • Narrative Language Development, Assessment, and Progress Monitoring (2015)
  • Authentic Communication and Literacy Outcomes for Students with Significant Disabilities (2015)
  • Literacy Intervention: How to Implement Cognitive, Linguistic, and Literacy Therapy in a Pediatric Setting (2015)
  • Tips for the Differential Diagnosis of Central Auditory Processing Disorder (2016)
  • Orofacial Myology: From Basics to Habituation (2016)