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Trisha L. Self


Wichita State University


1845 Fairmount Street, Wichita, KS 67260-0075

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Trisha L. Self, PhD, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Dr. Trisha Self is an Associate Professor and the Paul M. Cassat Distinguished Chair in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Department at Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas. She teaches courses, supervises, and conducts research in ASD. She is a Board Certified Child Language Specialist with over 30 years experience working with children demonstrating complex communication needs, including ASD. She is the coordinator of the Autism Interdisciplinary Diagnostic and Treatment Team Lab at WSU.

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Genetic Syndromes (Associated with Language Disorders)
  • Intellectual Disabilities

Other Areas of Emphasis


Ages of Emphasis:

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