Portrait Photograph of Kimberly Caul

Kimberly Caul

Speech Language Pathologist/Clinical Associate Professor

Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Hometown: Jefferson, WI

Kim practiced as a Speech Therapist for 14 years, and this included medical settings with individuals with brain injuries, strokes, dementia and other illnesses as well as school settings where she worked with children ages 4-21 with a variety of disabilities. Kim has worked as a clinical professor instructing and training graduate students in speech pathology since 2017. She teaches students how to treat patients and clients through the UW Speech and Hearing Clinic, as well as through Gigi’s Playhouse Madison Down Syndrome Achievement Center and a Pro Bono Interdisciplinary Clinic on campus, designed for adults with neurological-related injuries. Kim also teaches the medical speech pathology course and places students in their medical internships. She serves as the student organization advisor and on many committees for the department, including the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee.


  • This talk is designed to educate on the nature of communication disorders that occur in children and adults, as well as offer strategies and approaches to facilitate effective and positive interactions. Individuals with communication disorders can include people who have had a stroke, have dementia, autism, Down Syndrome or other disabilities.
  • This talk is designed to educate on communication impairments that result from stroke, as well as provide strategies and approaches to facilitate effective and positive interactions with stroke survivors.