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Vickie Weaver Barnes, M.A., CCC-SLP


Vickie Weaver Barnes, M.A., CCC-SLP 
Clinical Associate Professor

  • Early Intervention
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Augmentative Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Pediatric Speech & Language Disorders 
Vickie Barnes has been with UT since 1988, serving within the Pediatric Language Clinic (PLC) which is a grant funded Early Intervention Resource Agency (EIRA) for the Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS).  She currently serves as the agency’s director overseeing center- and home-based developmental therapy services for children birth-to-three who are at-risk for, or have a diagnosis of ASD. She directly provides a consultation service for other Early Intervention agencies in the East Tennessee TEIS District to assist with more specific programming for children at-risk for Autism.  Ms. Barnes oversees research projects being completed at the PLC in conjunction with the academic faculty. She also provides clinical supervision to second year graduate clinicians assigned to the PLC's center-based program. Ms. Barnes is active in community service by providing in-service trainings, serving on TEIS’s Local Interagency Coordinating Council, and participating in various autism-related groups (e.g., Autism Site Knoxville, Autism Training Initiative, etc.)
  • B.S., East Tennessee State University, Johnson City (1983)
  • M.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville (1985) 



Last Published: Sep 5, 2018