rom Friday, April 28 to Sunday, April 30, Katherine Verdolini Abbott, PhD, CCC-SLP, will discuss Adventures in Voice and Voice Therapy Spectrum as part of the Salus University College of Education and Rehabilitation’s continuing education workshops for speech-language pathologists
. Dr. Abbott will review basic science foundations, voice therapy spectrum methods for training, and adventures in voice—an approach to pediatric voice therapy that does not discourage children from using a loud voice.
Dr. Abbott is a professor of Communication Science & Disorders in the School of Health & Rehabilitation Services at the University of Pittsburgh, and a faculty member at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. She is a fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Voice Foundation.
Dr. Abbott is a licensed speech-language pathologist and holds a certificate of Clinical Competence in speech-language pathology. She graduated from Indiana University with a bachelor’s degree in German and Italian, and a master’s degree in speech and hearing sciences. She received her PhD in experimental psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo.