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Kathryn Dorney

Kathryn Dorney


College of Health and Human Sciences

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.3279
Office: 178 Health and Humans Sciences Building  Health and Human Sciences Building
Pronouns: she/her/hers


Kathryn Dorney is a clinical instructor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. She joined the WCU faculty in 2022. Kathryn received her BA from CUNY Queens College, MA from Hofstra University, New York, and Ph.D. from UNC at Chapel Hill.


  • Ph D, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Teaching Interests

pediatric clinical instructor, child language, augmentative and alternative communication

Research Interests

The role of adult responsivity and comprehensive language intervention with early communicators and augmentative and alternative communication, emergent literacy instruction, and decision making in intervention.

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