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Communication Disorders

Martin Bldg. Room 34
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4993
Fax: 660-543-8234


Ms. Kimberly Stewart, Instructor

Kimberly Stewart joined the UCM faculty in 2010.  She received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science degree from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville (SIUE).  Previous experiences include over 24 years in public school setting, 9 summers and a fall semester as an adjunct clinical instructor at SIUE, conducted therapy with geriatric population in rehabilitative settings and skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, hospital outpatient therapeutic services, and early intervention. Mrs. Stewart works part-time in the Liberty School District as a speech-language pathologist and is an Autism Instructor conducting social groups at Autism Works in Liberty, Missouri.

Mrs. Stewart has served as the advisor for the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association (NSSLHA) at UCM since 2007. She is the RiteCare Early Language and Literacy Coordinator for the Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders. Mrs. Stewart has served on the Missouri Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA) Convention Planning Team (CPT) since 2008 holding offices of CPT Chair, Co-Chair, Silent Auction Chair, and Student Interest Chair.  She served as the MSHA Vice President of Legislative Affairs on the MSHA Executive Board, 2014-2015.  She has served on the Warrensburg Parents As Teachers Advisory Board since 2012. 

Professional interests include therapeutic interventions relating to language and literacy deficits, autism spectrum disorders, childhood apraxia of speech, and phonological disorders. She has been instrumental with establishing the RiteCare Early Language and Literacy Lab in the Welch-Schmidt Center for Communication Disorders which opened August 2011.


Catlett, J., Stewart, K. (2017). Targeting early language and emergent literacy in communities. MSHA Annual Convention poster presentation, Osage Beach, MO.


Golden, D., Ray, J., Stewart, K., Webb, J. (2015). Legislative webinar 2015. One-hour webinar to update MSHA members regarding the Missouri legislative bill process and current legislative bills affecting speech-language pathologists. 


Kimble, C., Stewart, K. (2015). Shadowing/mentoring in the training of undergraduate speech-language pathologists. Presentation was based on research conducted by Dr. Carlotta Kimble and Dr.  Gregory Turner. MSHA Annual Convention one-hour presentation, Osage Beach, MO.


Magerkurth, L. (2018). Supervisors: Kimble, C., Stewart, K. The relationship between pediatric asthma and communication disorders. MSHA Annual Convention student technical presentation, Osage Beach, MO.


Stewart, K. (2016). Literacy and phonemic awareness strategies to help your students.  Liberty School District two-hour presentation, Liberty, MO.


Stewart, K. (2017). Let's talk about literacy. Liberty School District two-hour presentation, EPiC Elementary, Liberty, MO.


Stewart, K., Elmlinger, I., Fritz, D. (2016, 2017, 2018). National Student Speech Language Hearing Association Share Session. MSHA Annual Convention one-hour presentation, Osage Beach, MO. 


Award:  UCM Learning to a Greater Degree nominee - May 2017.




Kim Stewart