Specialist Directory

Kathleen A. Whitmire, PhD, CCC-SLP (Retired), BCS-CL (Retired), ASHA Fellow, ASHA Honors


SDG Enterprise


1827 Canaan Drive, Greensboro, NC 27408

Phone Number:


Email Address:


Kathleen A. Whitmire, PhD, CCC-SLP (Retired), BCS-CL (Retired), ASHA Fellow, ASHA Honors

Dr. Whitmire is President of SDG Enterprise, an education consulting firm, and Senior Advisor for Amplio Learning, a digital special education company. She previously served as Director of Educational Programs and Director of the RTI Action Network for the National Center for Learning Disabilities and as Director of School Services in Speech-Language Pathology for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Prior to that, she held positions at Syracuse University and The College of Saint Rose. She began her career as a school-based clinician in California and New York. A nationally-certified speech-language pathologist, Dr. Whitmire is a Board Certified Specialist in Child Language, an ASHA Fellow, and an ASHA Honors Recipient. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed and invited journal articles and chapters, has served as guest editor for three professional journals, and has served on the editorial boards of Topics in Language Disorders and Communication Disorders Quarterly. Her expertise is the academic and social implications of disabilities in school-age children and adolescents. Dr. Whitmire received her MA, MS, and PhD from the University of Rochester.

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Hearing Impairment
  • Language/Learning Disabilities
  • Literacy: Reading/Dyslexia

Other Areas of Emphasis


Ages of Emphasis:

  • Middle School/High School (Grades 7–12)