Abygail Marx, MS, CCC-SLP
Position title: Speech-Language Pathologist
Abygail Marx, MS, CCC-SLP, is a speech-language pathologist and augmentative communication specialist in the Waisman Center Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Program. She provides AAC services and administrative support for the Communication Aids and Systems Clinic (CASC), the Communication Development Program (CDP), and the ECHO AAC Hub Team. Abby also works in the interdisciplinary Cerebral Palsy Clinic, which provides comprehensive clinical care and ongoing support for children with cerebral palsy and related neurodevelopmental conditions, and their families. Across these roles, Abygail provides augmentative communication supports to individuals and families with complex communication needs through direct services, training and consultation, and educational capacity building activities.
Marx participated as a LEND trainee at the Waisman Center during her final year of graduate coursework. Through the LEND program she gained valuable experience working with individuals with disabilities, their families and other professionals to collaboratively serve the needs of this population. She now serves as the SLP Discipline Training Coordinator as a LEND program faculty member.
Professional Certification and Education
- Certificate of Clinical Competence, Speech-Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
- MCH-LEND Fellowship
- MS, Speech-Language Pathology, UW-Madison
- BS, Communicative Disorders, UW-Madison
AAC For Persons Who Are Medically Complex, Marx, A., Marshall S. (2023). Chapter 30: Fundamentals of AAC: A case-based approach to enhancing communication. Plural Publishing, San Diego, CA.