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Kayla Ward, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL


San Francisco Unified School District


555 Franklin Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

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Kayla Ward, MA, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Kayla is a licensed and ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist and a Board Certified Specialist in Child Language and Language Disorders with nine years of experience. She received her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of New Hampshire, and her Master's degree at St. John's University. For the last eight years she has worked with Deaf & hard of hearing (DHH) students in the public school setting, as well as DHH toddlers and their families in the home environment. Kayla currently works in San Francisco in an elementary school mainstream DHH program, and a special day class for DHH students with additional disabilities. She supports her students by using spoken language, American Sign Language, and/or Augmentative and Alternative Communication devices. Kayla is passionate about improving communication for all her students.

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Augmentative/Alternative Communication (AAC)
  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Parent Coaching

Other Areas of Emphasis


Ages of Emphasis:

  • Birth to Three
  • Early Education (Ages 3–5)
  • Early Elementary (Kindergarten to Grade 6)