Caitlyn Slawny, M.S., CCC-SLP
Position title: Doctoral Student
Caitlyn is a certified speech-language pathologist and doctoral student under the mentorship of Dr. Margarita Kaushanskaya in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. She graduated with her B.A. in both Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences and Spanish from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in 2015 and earned her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Rush University in 2017. She worked as a graduate research assistant while pursuing her M.S. at Rush University and co-authored a paper with Dr. Kerry Ebert published in 2019. Caitlyn practiced clinically as a bilingual speech-language pathologist in outpatient and inpatient rehabilitation settings in Chicago. Her research interests include bilingualism, bilingual language development, language development in children with autism, and, most specifically, bilingual language in children with autism.