Krista Davidson, M.S., CCC-SLP
Krista’s primary area of specialization is augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) for both pediatric and adult populations. Augmentative and alternative communication refers to the supplementation or replacement of oral speech using unaided and aided methods, such as gestures, communication books, and high-tech speech-generating devices. Her clinical team provides AAC diagnostic and treatment services across disorder areas. Krista also serves as the department’s school licensure liaison.
- CSD: 5301 Practicum: Speech-Language Pathology
- CSD: 5260 Augmentative and Alternative Communication
- CSD: 4130 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in CSD
- CSD: 4186 Probs: Speech/Hearing Processes & Disorders
Selected publications / presentations
- AAC and Assistive Technology Learning Labs with the ALS Association of Iowa
- AAC Summer Camp in conjunction with the University of Northern Iowa and Easterseals
- Contributor to the Growing AAC Professionals Series on the PrAACtical AAC website (praacticalaac.org)
- Hurtig, R. R., Alper, R. M., Bryant, K. N.T., Davidson, K. R., Bilskemper, C. (2019). Improving Patient Safety and Patient-Provider Communication. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 4, 1017-1027.
- Speech-Language Pathology