Alice Kay Emery 

Assistant Scholar

Alice Kay Emery





I am an assistant scholar in the School of Special Education, School Psychology and Early Childhood Studies and serve as project coordinator for Working with the Experts for Speech Language Pathologists (WWE-SLP) project. The WWE-SLP project provides professional development to SLPs serving Florida's schools and coordinates FDOE-IHE activities. My research interests include the co-occurrence of language and behavior disorders as well as issues regarding families of children with disabilities. I am also interested in and teach courses related to autism spectrum disorders.


  • School of Special Education School Psychology and Early Childhood Studies

Research Interests

Behavior Management, Early Childhood, Family Processes, Intervention, Mild and Moderate Disabilities, Other Issues and Trends, Severe / Multiple Disabilities


  • Ph.D. - University of Florida, 2003, Early Childhood Special Education
  • M.S. - Florida State University, 1987, Speech/Language Pathology
  • B.S. - Florida State University, 1985, Speech Pathology and Audiology

Professional Appointments

  • Assistant Scholar, Department of Special Education, University of Florida

Activities and Honors

  • Project Coordinator, Working with the Experts for Speech Language Pathologist
  • State Leadership Team (FDOE)
  • Teachers and Leaders Committee (FDOE)
  • North Florida Community College Early Childhood Advisory Council

Selected Grants

Working with the Experts

  • PI
Funding Agency
  • Florida Department of Education
Award Amount
  • $240,000