Faculty and Staff

Kristen Victorino

Professor • Communication Disorders and Sciences

Dr. Victorino is an Associate Professor at William Paterson University of NJ, where she specializes in child language development and disorders. She is al licensed and certified speech-language pathologist with 20 years of clinical experience.


PhD Speech-Language-Hearing Sciences, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York New York, NH

MS Communication Sciences & Disorders, Emerson College Boston, MA

BS Communication Sciences & Disorders, James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA


Child language development & disorders, literacy, speech sound disorders, autism spectrum disorders

Licenses and Certifications

Certificate of Clinical Competency, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association National

License to practice as a clinical SLP in the state of NJ 12/31/2008
Speech-Language Pathology License, New Jersey State

Representative Publications

Concurrent Validity of the Fluharty Preschool Speech and Language Screening Test 2nd Edition at Age 3: Comparison with Four Diagnostic Measures; , Language, Speech, & Hearing Services in Schools; Volume 50, 2019

Navigating Terminology and Promoting Evidence-Based Practice for Child Language Disorders: Challenges and Solutions for Educators; 2019

The development of a self-efficacy measurement tool for counseling in speech-language pathology; 2018

Control of Auditory Attention in Children With Specific Language Impairment; , Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research; Volume 58, 2015

Notable Courses Taught

Diagnostic Methods in Speech-Language Pathology
Language Acquisition
Articulation & Phonological Disorders
Language Disorders in Children - Birth to Five
Language Disorders in Children - Five to Adolescent
Counseling in Communication Disorders

258 University Hall

By appointment