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Kate McShane

  • Clinical Assistant Professor
  • ​M.A., CCC-SLP

  • Speech Language Pathology; SLP Clinic
  • 773-325-7032
  • ​DePaul Speech & Language Clinic - 2400 N. Sheffield Avenue - Office 131

Professor McShane earned a B.S. in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a M.A. in Speech-Language Pathology from Northwestern University. She has worked in acute inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient, and university clinical settings.

Professor McShane's areas of interest include treatment of adults with acquired neurological disorders, management of fluency disorders in school-aged children and adults, and student preparation for medical practicum. She has overseen specialty group therapies including aphasia book clubs, aphasia support groups and is a SPEAK OUT!© and LOUD Crowd© provider. ​


  • M.A. Speech-Language Pathology, Northwestern University
  • B.S. Speech and Hearing Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

​Specializations and Interests

  • Acquired neurological disorders in adults
  • Fluency disorders in school-aged children and adults
  • Counseling in communication disorders
  • Foreign accent modification


  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA)- Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) in Speech Language Pathology
  • State of Illinois Dept. of Financial & Professional Regulation, Speech Language Pathologist

Professional Affiliations

  • American Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • Illinois Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences

Courses Taught

  • SLP 101- Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
  • SLP 481- Clinical Practicum I
  • SLP 482- Clinical Practicum II
  • SLP 482- Clinical Practicum III
  • SLP 484- Clinical Practicum IV