Louise Kaczmarek, PhD

LEND Center of Pittsburgh
Childrens Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
University of Pittsburgh
Children's Hospital Office Building (CHOB), Second Floor
3414 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-648-7449
Email: kaczmk@pitt.edu
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Last Updated: June 15, 2016

Louise Kaczmarek

Primary Activity Coordinators: Early Intervention
Discipline Coordinators: Special Education
Speech-Language Pathology
Discipline(s): Education: Early Intervention/Early Childhood
Speech-Language Pathology
Education/Special Education
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Research: Language/Communication Interventions; Social-Communication Skills Interventions; Family-Centered Preschool Models; Interdisciplinary Teaming and Personnel Preparation; Preparing Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education Specialists in Autism
Education: Linguistics; Psychology; Psycholinguistics; Early Intervention Special Education; Speech-Language Pathology
Service: Associate Editor, Journal of Early Intervention; Editorial Board, Topics in Early Childhood Special Education; Pennsylvania Interagency Coordinating Council for Early Intervention; Founder, Pennsylvania Higher Education Consortium for Early Intervention; President, Interplay Childcare Center Board of Directors; Member, Pennsylvania Early Childhood Career Preparation Task Force


Associate Professor, Special Education
Coordinator, Early Intervention Program
Coordinator, Applied Behavior Analysis Program
Department of Instruction & Learning

1969-1973 University of Rochester B.A., Psychology & Linguistics
1973-1974 University of Rochester M.A., Psycholinguistics
1974-1977 University of Rochester Ph.D., Psycholinguistics
1987-1989 West Virginia University, Early Intervention Special Education certification
1981-1983; 1987-1989 University of Pittsburgh Communication Sciences & Disorders
1988-1989 University of Pittsburgh Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Language Intervention

1978 - 1989, Assistant & Associate Professor, Special Education, West Virginia University; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Speech-Language Pathology

1990 - 1993 Assistant Professor, Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh

1994 - 1999 Assistant Professor, Special Education, Coordinator, Early Intervention Program, University of Pittsburgh 

1999 - present Associate Professor, Special Education, Coordinator, Early Intervention Program, University of Pittsburgh 

Non-Academic Positions
1973 - 1975 Part-time teacher, NY Verbal Behavior Laboratory & Preschool, University of Rochester 

1975 - 1977 Assistant Director, Verbal Behavior Laboratory, University of Rochester

1977 - 1978 Project Associate, Early Childhood Special Education, State University of New 
York at Binghamton 

1989 - 1990 Project Coordinator, Child Language Intervention Program, University of Pittsburgh