Kathy earned her Master of Arts Degree in Speech Language Pathology in 1986 from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Kathy has a state license in Speech Language Pathology from the Tennessee Board of Communication Disorders and Sciences. She is also licensed by the Tennessee State Department of Education. Kathy has been with Blount Hearing and Speech Services, Inc. since 2007. Kathy has over 30 years of experience providing speech-language evaluations and treatment services in a variety of settings such as preschools, schools, private schools, and private practice. Her interests include: speech sound production, receptive and expressive language, early literacy, hearing impairments, cochlear implants, and auditory processing disorders.