Dr. Caroline Musselwhite is an assistive technology specialist with more than 45 years of experience working with children and adolescents with significant disabilities in a variety of settings, including Head Start, developmental day programs, homes, and the public schools. Dr. Musselwhite has written a number of textbooks and “how-to” books on a range of topics, and has also authored many books and software programs for youth with disabilities. She has presented thousands of workshops throughout North and South America, Australia, Europe, and Africa.
Dr. Musselwhite is a dynamic speaker who uses case examples, videos, demonstration, group brainstorming activities, and music to capture the attention of her audience, whether young people or teachers and therapists during professional development.
Fellow, International Society for Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 2010; Disability Award, City of Phoenix, 2019; Honors of the Association, North Carolina Augmentative Communication Association, 1991 Educator of the Year, Association for Retarded Citizens, North Carolina, 1986 DiCarlo Outstanding Clinician Award, North Carolina Speech-Language-Hearing Association West Virginia University Foundation Fellowship, 1977-1981 Outstanding Young Woman of America, 1980
B.A.- English 1973 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill M.S.-Speech Pathology 1975 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Ed.D.-Speech Pathology 1982 West Virginia University
Dr. Musselwhite enjoys traveling throughout the world for work and play. Her hobbies including hiking, kayaking, and knitting.
English Language Arts, Balanced Literacy, Creative Writing, Vocabulary, Specialty, Science, Social Studies - History, Arts & Music, Music, Other (Music), Special Education, Communication Disorders, Marketing, Other (ELA), Life Skills, Library Skills, Writing, Poetry, Speech Therapy, Phonics