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Eastern New Mexico University

Mr. Dwayne Wilkerson


Mr. Wilkerson has had close ties to the Communicative Disorders Department at Eastern for many years. He received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from ENMU. Prior to becoming a faculty member, he served as an off-site practicum supervisor for numerous school-based internships and as resource faculty for the department.

In addition to working in the public schools for 26 years, Mr. Wilkerson has had a wide range of experience in a variety of settings. He has extensive experience in early childhood programming and holds a teaching certificate in early childhood education. For a number of years, he worked part-time for the New Mexico School for the Deaf in their Step*Hi program. He has also done private practice and has worked in geriatrics.

His professional interests include sign language, Deaf culture, interpreting, and ASL linguistics. His current clinical focus is on cochlear implant rehabilitation in children. Mr. Wilkerson is active in the state and national Speech, Language and Hearing Association and has served on the ASHA Legislative Council representing New Mexico.

Mr. Wilkerson is married and has three grown children. He has two extremely cute and “obviously gifted” grandchildren. Just ask him next time you are in his office and he will show you their pictures and tell you all about them. When he is not busy working, he is actively involved in the music program at his church. Other personal interests include reading, photography, calligraphy, and of course visiting his grandchildren.

Mr. Wilkerson may be reached at 575.562.2159 or by email: Dwayne.Wilkerson@enmu.edu.