Kristen Muller, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

Kristen Muller, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Assistant Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders
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Assistant Professor of  Communication Sciences and Disorders

Dr. Muller is an assistant professor at Baylor University. Her research focuses on identifying appropriate assessment and intervention methods for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities who have complex communication needs. She has authored several publications and presented her research at local, state, and national conventions. Dr. Muller is also a certified speech language pathologist and has worked with individuals with complex communication needs as part of her practice.


Ph.D. in Speech-Language Pathology University of Kansas, Lawrence

Master of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology University of Kansas, Lawrence

Bachelors of Science in Education in Communication Disorders University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Magna cum laude

  • CSD 5313 Augmentative & Alternative Communication in Severe Populations

  • CSD 5341 Language Disorders in Birth to Five



Muller, K., Brady, N. C., Fleming, K. K., & Matthews, K. (2020). Communication Assessment for Individuals With Minimal Verbal Skills: A Survey of Current Practices and Satisfaction. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 1997-2011.

Muller, K., Brady, N., Warren, S., & Fleming, K. (2018). Mothers’ perspectives on challenging behaviours in their children with fragile X syndrome. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 44(4), 481–491.

Brady, N. C., Fleming, K., Romine, R. S., Holbrook, A., Muller, K., & Kasari, C. (2018). Concurrent validity and reliability for the communication complexity scale. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 27(1), 237-246.

Muller, K. & Brady, N. (2016). Assessing early receptive language skills in children with ASD. Perspectives of the ASHA Special Interest Groups, 1(1), 12-19.

Muller, K. & Brady, N. C. Language assessment in a child with minimal verbal skills. In: Branski RC, Molfenter S, eds. Speech–Language Pathology Casebook. New York: Thieme Medical Publishers; 2019.