Karen is a second-year graduate student in UConn’s Speech- Language Pathology Master’s Degree Program. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders, along with minors in Psychology and Rehabilitation & Disability Studies from Springfield College in 2017. During both her undergraduate and graduate careers Karen has gained experience working with children and adults with disabilities in a variety of settings. Through these experiences she has developed interests in literacy and alternative and augmentative communication. Karen is eager to learn and grow as a future speech-language pathologist through the LEND program.