Kim Arata View All Faculty
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Kim Arata, MA CCC-SLP, joined the Communication Disorders faculty in 2018. Arata's graduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology was earned at Ball State University. From 2011 to 2018 she worked as a speech-language pathologist for Nevada and North Carolina public schools providing services to students with complex communication needs.

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Speech-Language Pathology
  • Communication

Degrees Received

  • M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, Ball State University
  • B.A. Communication Disorders, Geneva College

Courses Taught

  • CDS 220 - Language Development
  • CDS 250 - Treatment Procedures in CDS
  • CDS 280 - Anatomy & Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
  • CDS 350 - Language Disorders in Children
  • CDS 360 - Speech Sound Disorders
  • CDS 450 - Clinical Experience in CDS
  • COM 101 - Principles of Communication


  • “The Role of Spirituality in Holistic Care: A Call to Action for Speech-Language Pathology,” Pennsylvania Speech Language Hearing Association Annual Convention (April 2022)
  • “Culturally Inclusive Materials for School-Based SLPs,” Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit (March 2022)

Work Experience

  • Speech-Language Pathologist, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools
  • Speech-Language Pathologist, Progressus Therapy

Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.

  • American Speech Language Hearing Association (ASHA)
  • Pennsylvania Speech Language Hearing Association (PSHA)