K Todd Houston, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
K. Todd Houston, PhD, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT, is a professor in the School of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at The University of Akron. His primary areas of research include spoken language acquisition in children with hearing loss, enhancing parent engagement in the intervention process, Auditory-Verbal Therapy, cochlear implantation in children and adults, adult aural rehabilitation, the use of social media and social networking to support clinical services, and telepractice. He directs the Telepractice and eLearning Laboratory (TeLL), an initiative to evaluate clinical practices in the area of distance service delivery in speech-language pathology and audiology. Dr. Houston also is the author/editor of Telepractice in Speech-Language Pathology (2014, Plural Publishing), one of the first texts in the field addressing the topic of telepractice as a service delivery model. Dr. Houston is a widely published author and a sought-after presenter, and he continues to deliver keynote addresses, conference presentations, and workshops on topics such as telepractice, listening and spoken language outcomes in children with hearing loss, parent engagement, and social media/networking.