About Kate Ross


Current certifications:

  • Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)  
  • Vermont speech-language pathologist license

Director of the University of Vermont’s Speech-Language Pathology Assistants, and Pre-requisites to Communication Science & Disorders Master’s programs.

Adjunct lecturer teaching fully asynchronous online courses.

Advisor working with students and prospective students curious about the field of speech-language pathology, early intervention and early childhood special education.

Manage private practice as a Speech-Language Pathologist evaluating, diagnosing, consulting, treating, and providing ongoing educational assessments of birth to 12-year-olds. I fully support collaborative educational teams and inclusive programming for all children.

Published freelance writer in the educational market and local newspapers. Publishers I have worked with include Plural Publishing Inc., Brookes Publishing, Redleaf Press, Gryphon House, and Edcon Publishing.

Developed and coordinated a district-wide fully integrated early childhood special education program including playgroups and preschools in five towns as well as a weekly gymnastics program for the preschoolers with intensive needs.

Staff trainer focusing on communication development, sign language, working with children with behavior challenges, and working with children with autism.

Advocate for and competent clinician utilizing Dr. Stanley Greenspan’s DIR® Model and Floortime™ instructional methods.

Member of the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of Vermont.

Areas of specialization include early intervention and early childhood special education, American Sign Language, Spanish, and a basic understanding of acquired brain injuries, including providing family support.