Portrait of Joyce King-McIver

Joyce M. King-Mciver, PhD, CCC-SLP

  • Clinical Associate Professor Emerita, Communication Sciences & Disorders

Speaker Topics

  • School-age Language Development and Disorders
  • Intervention for Written Language
  • Language Intervention for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Interests & Expertise

Dr. Joyce King-McIver’s expertise focuses on school-age language development and the assessment and intervention of oral and written language disorders in this population. She is particularly interested in interventions for written language and the role of the speech-language pathologist in literacy.

Dr. King-McIver serves as the Coordinator of Clinical Services for the UWM Speech and Language Clinic. She supervises graduate students in the on-campus clinic, teaches courses related to assessment and intervention for children and adolescents with language disorders, as well as provides administration of the clinical education and services provided by graduate professional students.

Her research and professional collaborations have focused on the incorporation of Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) for narrative writing in inclusive classrooms with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Dr. King-McIver’s professional experiences include:

  • Marquette University: Clinical Supervision, School Extern Liaison/University Supervisor, and Adjunct Professor
  • School District of West Allis-West Milwaukee, et al.: Speech-Language Pathologist
  • St. Francis Children’s Activity and Achievement Center: Early Childhood Teacher

Honors & Awards

  • Certificate awarded for completing 13 hours of training on Effective Writing Strategies for Struggling Writers using SRSD at the HILL for Literacy Center in Waltham, Massachusetts.