Kayla Kolhede, MA, CCC-SLP

Kayla Kolhede
Speech Language Pathologist
Degree: MA, CCC-SLP
Kayla Kolhede, MA, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT is a Speech-Language Pathologist in the Pediatric Division of the Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery. She specializes in the evaluation and treatment of children with hearing loss and is a member of the Children’s Hearing and Communication Clinic Team. Her clinical interests include the development of listening and spoken language skills for children who use hearing aids and cochlear implants.

Ms. Kolhede joined the UCSF team in 2021 after working at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford. She completed her undergraduate degree in Linguistics at UCLA where she worked as a research assistant in the UCLA Language Acquisition Lab. Ms. Kolhede earned her master’s degree from San Jose State University and completed her clinical fellowship at Weingarten Children’s Center in Redwood City, CA. She gained additional clinical experience with listening and spoken language development as a therapist with the BabyTalk Teleintervention team and Listen To Me! Conference. She received her Listening and Spoken Language Specialist/Auditory Verbal Therapist certification from the AG Bell Academy in 2019. 

Professional affiliations include the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and AG Bell Academy for Listening & Spoken Language.