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Katie Akers, MS, CCC-SLP

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Katie Akers, MS, CCC-SLP
Speech-Language Pathologist
khawkin6@uthsc.edu
865.974.6702

  • Pediatrics (Birth to Three)
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Language Disorders

Katie Akers has been with UT since 2019, serving in the Pediatric Language Clinic. Ms. Akers provides direct home-based, center-based, and telehealth services to families of children in the Tennessee Early Intervention System (TEIS) with general developmental delays, red flags for autism, or an autism diagnosis. Ms. Akers has expertise in parent coaching, family counseling, language development/intervention, and early intervention. Her primary focus is to assist families in accomplishing the goals established for their child on their Individualized Family Service Plan. She is passionate about coaching parents and guiding them throughout all aspects of therapeutic intervention with their child.

  • BA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville (2011)
  • MS, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Knoxville (2014) 

Last Published: Sep 15, 2020