Kathryn Basco, M.A., CCC-SLP

Position title: Clinical Associate Professor, Speech-Language Pathologist

Email: kbasco@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 890-3077

342 Goodnight Hall
1975 Willow Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Kathryn Basco, M.A., CCC-SLP


B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A., Northern Illinois University

Courses Taught

CS&D 790: Practicum in Communication Sciences and Disorders

Background and Expertise

Kathryn recently relocated to her hometown of Madison and has been working at American Family Children’s Hospital and UW Health Middleton Rehabilitation Clinic.  She has 30 years of clinical experience in a variety of medical and educational settings.  Kathryn established a private practice in the Chicago suburbs in 2001 and was a credentialed evaluator and provider for the Illinois Early Intervention program.  She is experienced in evaluating and providing intervention and support to families of infants, children and adolescents with receptive and expressive language delay, autism spectrum disorders, developmental delay, articulation and phonological disorders, fluency disorders, traumatic brain injury, hearing impairment, motor speech disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, sensory-integration disorders, oral-motor and sensory based feeding disorders, and medically complex/medically fragile children.

Kathryn was an adjunct faculty member of Elmhurst College from 2005 – 2018, where she worked as a clinical educator and taught courses in clinical practicum, language development, articulation and phonological disorders, language problems in children, fluency, phonetics, counseling, and traumatic brain injury.  She has presented to students, teachers, and other professionals on topics such as family-based intervention, parent coaching, facilitating language in the natural environment, return to learn protocol for children and adolescents with mild traumatic brain injury, and assessment and interventions for pediatric feeding disorders.


Certificate of Clinical Competence (American Speech Language Hearing Association)
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist (State of Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services)
Certificate in Assistive Technology Applications (California State University-Northridge Tseng College of Extended Learning and the Center on Disabilities)