Kim Singleton is the Senior Director of Assistive Technology Programs – TechOWL – at the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University. She leads the TechOWL team, programs, and projects. As Pennsylvania’s designated Assistive Technology Act program, TechOWL strives to partner with people with disabilities – from children to seniors – to discover, explore, choose, and get assistive technology. She is committed to helping Pennsylvanians easily access the tools and technology they need. She knows that assistive technology can help people mitigate life’s challenges, find jobs, age in place, and participate fully in life. Kim also teaches Assistive Technology and Universal Design for Learning courses at Temple University. She grounds her work in creative collaboration, amplification of disabled voices, authentic inclusion of everyone, and deep respect for the rich diversity of our communities.
For many years, Kim was a speech-language pathologist in private practice specializing in children and adults with complex communication needs, creatively enhancing lives with emerging technology. She has worked in home, educational, community, and medical settings – partnering with people as they navigate different system landscapes and helping create collaborative service models.
Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, Kim Singleton received her bachelor’s degree in speech and hearing from Ohio University and her master’s degree in speech pathology from Miami University.