David Krupke, MA, CCC-SLP

Clinical Assistant Professor

David Krupke's career experiences include four decades of providing speech-language services in eastern Iowa public school settings, serving regular and special education pre-school through high school populations. Mr. Krupke also worked in 0-3 services and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team doing play-based assessments. Clinical supervision experience includes multiple years of school-based internships, as well as Summer Programs at Augustana College and the University of Iowa Summer Intensive Apraxia Program.

Mr. Krupke is a Nationally Certified Resource Specialist and Trainer for See the Sound/Visual Phonics, a multi-sensory augmentative strategy utilized by speech-language pathologists, regular and special educators, ELL, and DHH educators. He has had several articles related to speech-language pathology published in national publications. He joined the Master of Speech-Language Pathology Program faculty in 2010.

In the MSLP program, Mr. Krupke is a clinical supervisor, research advisor and researcher. Mr. Krupke advises student research and actively engages in research.  Areas of interest and lines of research include studies on See the Sound-Visual Phonics in the areas of early literacy & therapeutic applications for speech-language, professional development efficacy and follow-up, feedback efficacy, and behavioral voice therapy for vocal fold paralysis.

Education and Training

  • Post-graduate work, University of Iowa, Instructional Design and Organizational Development
  • MA, BS, Western Illinois University, Speech-Language Pathology

Scholarly Activities


Krupke, D. & Knox, J. (2023). Behavioral Voice Therapy Following Laryngeal Reinnervation for BilateralVocal Fold Paralysis: Two Case Studies. Department of Speech-Language Pathology, St. AmbroseUniversity. (Manuscript in Preparation)

Burda, A., Squires, L., Krupke, D., et al., 2022. Effectiveness of Intense Accent Modification Training with Refugees From Burma. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.

Velásquez-Angamarca, V., Mosquera-Cordero, K., Robles-Bykbaev, V., León-Pesántez, A., Krupke, D., Knox, J., Torres-Segarra, V., Chicaiza-Juela, P., 2019. An educational robotic assistant for supporting therapy sessions of children with communication disorders. Paper presented at the 7th International Engineering, Sciences and Technology Conference (IESTEC), Panama City, Panama.


Honors and Awards

Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association Honors of the Association                                                  
ISHA Foundation Neil Ver Hoef Award

Courses Taught

Multicultural Study Abroad in Ecuador
Voice and Resonance Disorders


July 2022 (July) Presenter: Articulation and Phonology - Thoughts from the Field. Virtual Lecture to Speech-Language Pathologists in Lebanon

2019 (March) Presenter: Treatment Efficacy: Considerations Related to Motor Learning Theory. Iowa Conference on Communication Disorders, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

2018 (October) Poster Presentation: The Effect of General Feedback as Compared to Specific Feedback on the Acquisition of Selected Speech Sounds. Iowa Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Iowa City, Iowa.

2017 (March) Presentation: There's More to ABCs Than Letter Names: Differentiated Instruction for Early Literacy. ASCD Kindergarten Conference, Schaumburg, Illinois.

2017 (February) Poster Presentation: Does Visual Phonics Enhance Literacy Instruction - A Systematic Review. Illinois Speech-Language-Hearing Association Annual Convention, Rosemont, Illinois.

2016 (June) Poster Presentation: The Effect of See-The-Sound/Visual Phonics on Single-Word Decoding Skills of First Graders. Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders. Madison, Wisconsin.

2015 (October) Poster Presentation: Behavioral Management of Vocal Fatigue and Pitch Range Limitations in an Untrained Vocalist. Pan American Vocology Association Inaugural Symposium, Greensboro, North Carolina.

2014 (October) Co-Presenter: It's All About Efficacy: Improving the Outcome of Professional Development Offerings Through Mentoring. Learning, Leadership, and Practice: Educating Global Citizens International Conference, Calgary, Alberta.

2013 (January) Co-Presenter: The Harvey Emergent Literacy Inventory and See the Sound/Visual Phonics: Assessment and Solutions for Early Readers, 4th Annual International Educational Symposium, Belize City, Belize.

2010 (April) - Presenter: Visual Phonics: An Essential Tool for the SLP - Iowa Conference on Communication Disorders - University of Northern Iowa, Waterloo, Iowa.

2009 (April) More is less . . . and less is More . . . Movement as An Effective Cognitive Strategy for Reading - Iowa Reading Association Convention, Des Moines, Iowa.

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