Dr. Kayser is a Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Saint Louis University. She received her bachelorís and masterís degrees from the University of Arizona and earned a doctorate from New Mexico State University. She also completed a three-year post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Arizonaís National Center for Neurogenic Communication Disorders. She is a Fellow of the American Speech-Language- Hearing Association and received the ASHA award for Recognition in Contributions to Multicultural Affairs. Dr. Kayser has written extensively in the areas of assessment and treatment of Latino children. Her career focus has been to educate monolingual and bilingual speech language pathologists about the issues concerning assessment and treatment of Latino children. Her career has been a mission and a passion for children and she is highly respected by clinicians across the country.