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Northwestern School of Communication

Karen Kinderman

Assistant Clinical Professor

Area(s) of Expertise

Communication Skills, Language Learning and Processing, Memory, Neurogenic Communication Disorders
Karen Kinderman

Karen Kinderman's primary clinical interests lie in the areas of acquired neurogenic disorders of language and cognitive communication, motor speech disorders, and dysphagia. She is a certified SPEAK OUT! provider and LOUD Crowd facilitator for people with Parkinson’s Disease. In addition, she works on speech intelligibility with adults from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


MA, Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University

BA, Sociology, Sonoma State University