‚ÄčKirsten HissongEducation

Central Michigan University, Psychology major with a Child Development minor


  • University Honors Student: 2010-2013
  • Dean's List: Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013
  • President's List: Fall 2012
  • 2013 National Collegiate Honors Council Student of the Year Nominee
  • 2013 CMU Helen Lohr Scholarship Recipient

Research Interests

  • CHARGE Syndrome
  • Preschool Children's Understanding of Race and Ethnicity
  • Behavior in children with severe developmental disabilities

Current CHARGE lab Research

  • Communication methods for children with CHARGE
  • Parental decision making when choosing communication methods for their child

Conference Presentations

  • Poster presentation at 11th International CHARGE Conference in Scottsdale, AZ

Future Plans/Goals

  • Attain my Ph.D. in School Psychology
  • Have my own family
  • Make a difference in the lives of those with disabilities