• Position: Assistant Professor
  • Department: Speech-Language Pathology
  • Campus Address:  1164 Health Professions Building
  • Phone: 989-774-3669
  • Email: squir1k@cmich.edu
  • Courses: CDO 704 Language Disorders in Preschool 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


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. 

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

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.

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


Research Areas

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