Karen Hudson, MA, CCC-SLP

Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
711 Jefferson Avenue
Memphis, TN 38105
 
Phone: 901-448-6562
Email: khudson@uthsc.edu
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Last Updated: April 04, 2017

Karen Hudson
 

Discipline Coordinators: Speech-Language Pathology
Specialty Resource Contacts: Autism Spectrum Disorders

Assessment of Communication Disorders
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Scottish Rite Childhood Language Disorders Clinic
 
Discipline(s): Speech-Language Pathology
Education: Early Intervention/Early Childhood
 
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
 
Education: family training, communication disorders, early intervention, Autism Spectrum Disorder
Service: social communication disorder, early intervention, speech and language therapy, autism spectrum disorder, assessment and diagnosis

Vita/Bio

 Professional Experience

2001 - present       Interim Chief of Audiology and Speech Pathology University of Tennessee Memphis Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, Memphis, TN

 

1996 - present:      Speech-Language Pathologist-University of Tennessee Memphis Boling Center for

                              Developmental Disabilities, Memphis, TN

 

1991 - 1996:         Baptist HealthCare System, Memphis, TN

                             Assistant Therapy Director, Trinity HealthCare Services (1995 - 1996)

                                   

          Speech-Language Pathologist and Senior Therapist in Speech-Language Pathology, Baptist

          Hospital Medical Center, Acute Care  (1991 - 1995)

 

1987 - 1991:       Supervisor, Scottish Rite Childhood Aphasia Program, University of  Tennessee Boling Center

                           For Developmental Disabilities, Memphis, TN

 

1986 - 1986       Speech-Language Pathologist, East Arkansas Regional Mental Health Center, West Memphis, AR

 

1985 - 1986       Speech-Language Pathologist, St. Joseph Family Health Center,  Memphis, TN

 

1984 - 1985     Communication Specialist, Memphis State University, Memphis, TN

 

Publications and Presentations

2001               "Recognizing and Diagnosing Communication Disorders".  Presented to graduate class in

                        Education, University of Memphis.

 

1998              "From Babbling to First Words".  There's No Place Like Home Family Child Care Conference

 

                     "The Evaluation and Treatment of Preschool  Children".  Fifth Annual Mid-South Child and

                      Adolescent Psychiatry Training Program and Consortium.

                                                       

1996             "Speech-Language Disorders in Children with Cleft Lip/Palate, Strategies for Assessment and

                      Intervention".  Presented  during the "Interdisciplinary Leadership Training Series" at the

                      University of Tennessee Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities

 

1995             "Use of the Passy-Muir Tracheostomy Speaking Valve:           A Protocol for Assessment and Use in

                      Ventilated and Non-ventilated Patients", Neurological Special Interest Group in Speech-Language

                       Pathology

 

1991 - 1995  "Use of the Passy-Muir Tracheostomy Speaking Valve:          A Protocol for Assessment and Use in

                       Ventilated and Non-ventilated Patients", Neurological Special Interest Group in Speech-

                        Language Pathology, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis, TN

 

1991-1995      Assessment and Treatment of Swallowing Disorders In Acute and Sub-Acute Settings, Inservice

                       training for nursing staff at  Baptist  Memorial Hospital, Memphis,   TN

 

1995               Safe feedings practices for Individuals with Swallowing       Disorders, an Interdisciplinary

                      Approach, Instruction for Staff, Skilled Nursing Facility, Baptist Memorial Hospital, Memphis,

                      Tennessee