Kathy KnudsenChild's Voice teacher, Kathy Knudsen

Kathy is a Primary I (ages 3-5) teacher in the School Program at Child’s Voice. In this role, Kathy provides direct instruction to children with hearing loss, helping to improve their speech, listening, language, pragmatic, and academic skills in a fun and engaging way.

This is Kathy’s fourth year teaching, but first year at Child’s Voice. She joined the team over the summer 2017 during the Extended School Year (ESY) Program as the Discover Center Teacher. She first learned of Child’s Voice through a practicum placement at Child’s Voice in 2012.

Kathy attended Illinois State University and received her master’s degree from Vanderbilt University. She recently relocated back to the Chicago area from Cincinnati where she worked with Ohio Valley Voices, a listening and spoken language program in Ohio.

Kathy currently lives in Chicago and enjoys spending time with family and friends (including her pet Pomeranian, Teddy), reading, and shopping.