Sarah Kelly, MS, CCC-SLP

Clinical Coordinator, MS-SLP Program


Dallas, TX


College of Health Sciences


Clinical Education
Higher Education
School Systems


Master of Science in Communication Disorders, University of Texas at Dallas
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Arts in Latin American Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Bachelor of Arts in History, University of Texas at Austin

Research Interests

Second language acquisition
Assessment and Intervention of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations
Intercultural Awareness

Sarah Kelly is a bilingual (Spanish/English) speech-language pathologist focusing on pediatric care. Her interests lie in assessing and providing interventions for culturally and linguistically diverse populations, second language acquisition, bilingualism and clinical education. With experience living abroad in Mexico, Spain and Argentina, Kelly brings a global perspective to her work.

In her professional career, Kelly has worked as a speech-language pathologist in public schools, supervising literacy-based interventions and assessments for graduate students pursuing their Master of Speech-Language Pathology (MS-SLP). She has also served as a lecturer and clinical educator for MS-SLP graduate programs, where she finds fulfillment in teaching and mentoring aspiring professionals.

Kelly is actively involved in the Texas Speech-Language-Hearing Association (TSHA) and is the Continuation of Guidelines committee Co-chair. She has contributed as an author to TSHA’s Speech Impairment Disability Determination Guidelines for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Populations.

Kelly joined the University June of 2022 and was promoted to Clinical Coordinator in 2023.