Kathryn Guillot is originally from Spring, Texas. She received her B.S. degree in 2002 in Communication Disorders from the University of Houston and her M.S. in 2003 in Communication Disorders with an emphasis in Pediatric Aural Habilitation from University of Texas at Dallas Callier Center for Communication Disorders. After finishing her master's degree, she worked at the Center for Hearing and Speech in Houston, Texas for two years; the center provides comprehensive audiology and speech-language services to children between the ages of birth and 18 years. Kathryn completed her PhD program in speech and hearing sciences at Vanderbilt University. Kathryn’s areas of interest are language development, speech perception and production development, and literacy development in children with hearing impairment and who use cochlear implants.