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Dr. Klaire Brumbaugh



Assistant Professor
Communication Disorders
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  • Clinical Doctorate in Speech-Language Pathology, Rocky Mountain University of Health
    Professions, Provo, UT, April, 2019
  • Master of Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, December 2011
  • Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, December, 2009

Klaire received her doctorate of clinical science in speech-language pathology from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in Provo, Utah. Klaire holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and is licensed by the Missouri Board of Healing Arts.

Klaire worked in Texas for seven years. She was employed by Early Intervention programs in Waco, TX and Austin, TX. She also worked as the sole SLP for a state-funded grant program for children with challenging behaviors and autism spectrum disorders. She is passionate about early language development and working within an interdisciplinary team, including parents and caregivers, to maximize child outcomes.

Klaire enjoys spending time with family, traveling, exploring the local community, and reading.  


Selected recent publications:

Brumbaugh, K. (in print). Wait… what?! ASHA Leader Live.

Knothe, C., Cordia, R., Meuschke, H., & Brumbaugh, K. (2018). Throwback (2007): Helping parents develop joint attention skills. The Informed SLP. Retrieve from: reviews/throwback-2007-helping-parents-develop-joint-attention-skills.

Smit, A. B., Brumbaugh, K.M., Weltsch, B., Hilgers, M. (2018). Treatment of phonological disorder: A feasibility study with focus on outcome measures. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 27, 536-552.

Brumbaugh, K. M., & Smit, A. B. (2013). Treating children ages 3-6 who have speech sound disorder: A survey. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 44, 306-319.


Selected conference presentations:

Brumbaugh, K, Gaylord, J, & Berti, M. (2019). Ethical Issues in Speech-Language Pathology. Presented at Missouri Speech-Language Hearing Association annual conference. Osage Beach, MO.

Brumbaugh, K. (2018). Partnering with parents using T. Berry Brazelton’s Touchpoints approach. One hour oral seminar presented at the American Speech-Language Hearing Association national convention, Boston, MA.


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