Katie Squires

  • Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Speech-Language Pathology
  • Campus Address:  Health Professions Building 1164
  • Phone: 989-774-3669
  • Email: squir1k@cmich.edu
Courses:
  • CSD 512: Supporting Students with Literacy Disorders
  • CSD 736: Speech Sound Disorders
  • CSD 704: Language Disorders in Preschool Children
  • CSD 330: Language Development
  • CSD 340: Child Language Assesment and Intervention
  • CSD 438: Language Disorders in Special Education Populations
  • CSD: 130: Normal Speech and Language Acquisition
  • CSD 708: Language Disorders in School-Age Children

Degrees and Universities

B.S. Rockford College 1996
M.S. Nova Southeastern University 2009
Ph.D. Utah State University 2013

Professional Organizations

American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Special Interest Groups; #1 Language, Learning and Education, #10 Issues in Higher Education
Society for the Scientific Study of Reading
International Dyslexia Association
International Reading Association
Michigan Speech-Language-Hearing Association

Publications

Squires, K. (2018). Decoding: It's not all about the letters. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 49, 395-408. doi: 10.1044/2018_LSHSS-17-0104

Gillam, S., Olszewski, A., Squires, K., Snyder-Wolf, K., & Gillam, R. (2018). Improving narrative production in children with language disorders: an early-stage efficacy study of a narrative intervention program. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 49, 197-212. doi: 10.1044/2017_LSHSS-17-0047

Douglas, N.F., Squires, K., Hinckley, J., & Nakano, E.V. (in press). Narratives of expert speech-language pathologists: Defining clinical expertise and supporting knowledge transfer. Teaching and Learning in Communication Sciences & Disorders.

Squires, K. & Wolter, J. (2016). The effects of orthographic intervention on spelling and reading performance of students with reading disabilities: A systematic review. Remedial and Special Education, 37(6), 357-369. doi: 10.1177/0741932516631115

Squires, K. & Bickel, A. (2015). Teaching children with autism to ask questions. Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, Winter, 125-135.

Squires, K., Gillam, R., Lugo-Neris, M., Peña, E., Bedore, L., & Bohman, T. (2014). Narrative development in bilingual children with and without language impairments: Macrostructure and microstructure changes. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 49(1) 60-74. doi: 10.1111/1460-6984.12044

Squires, K.  (2013). Addressing the shortage of speech-language pathologists in school settings. Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, Winter, 177-183.

Squires, K. & Gillam, S., Reutzel, D.R. (2013). Characteristics of Children Who Struggle with Reading: Teachers and Speech-Language Pathologists Collaborate to Support Young Learners. Early Childhood Education Journal, 41(6), 401-411. doi: 10.1007/s10643-013-0577-6

Squires, K. & Bickel, A. (in press).  Teaching children with autism to ask questions.  Submitted to Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals. 

Wolter, J. & Squires, K. (2013).  Spelling: Instructional and intervention frameworks.  In B. Ehren, E.Sillman, A. Stone, & G. Wallach, (Eds.), Handbook of Language and Literacy:  Development and Disorders, 2nd ed.

Squires, K., Lugo-Neris, M., Gillam, R., Peña, E., Bedore, L., & Bohman, T. (2013).  Narrative development in bilingual children with and without language impairments:  Macrostructure and microstructure changes.  International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders.

Squires, K., (2013).  Addressing the shortage of speech-language pathologists in school settings.  Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals.

Squires, K. & Gillam, S., Reutzel, D.R. (2013).  Characteristics of Children Who Struggle with Reading:  Teachers and Speech-Language Pathologist Collaborate to Support Young Learners.  Early Childhood Education Journal. 


Research Areas

Assessment and intervention for child language and literacy impairments and curriculum development. 


Dr. Squires link to Google Scholar.