B.A., Michigan State University
M.S. and Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Certificate of Clinical Competence, Speech-Language Pathology
Dr. Kremkow is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Elmhurst University. She completed her master’s and doctoral degrees at The Pennsylvania State University with an emphasis in autism, augmentative and alternative communication, child language disorders, and stakeholder training and perspectives. Clinically, Dr. Kremkow has worked as a speech-language pathologist in elementary schools, outpatient clinics, and early intervention settings.
Dr. Kremkow teaches courses in augmentative and alternative communication, autism, language disorders in children, and speech sound disorders. Her research focuses on the experiences of military families with children with autism and the use of technology to improve communication outcomes and quality of life for children with autism and their families. She is also interested in translating technological supports to National Guard/Reserves, veteran, and civilian families with children with autism and other special needs.
Dr. Kremkow has received awards from The Pennsylvania State University to support her research, including a graduate fellowship. She has published her research in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders and the American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology. Dr. Kremkow has also presented at meetings of the International Society for Autism Researchers, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the Pennsylvania Speech-Language-Hearing Association.