McKenna Jackson, M.S., CCC/SLP, has been a Speech-Language Pathologist at our clinic since 2015. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology in 2012 at the University of Texas at Dallas, which she attended on the Texas Engineering Scholarship. She earned her Master of Science in Communication Disorders there two years later. She is licensed in Texas and certified by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association as a Speech-Language Pathologist.
McKenna has a passion for helping children. She was a volunteer with Samaritan Inn, providing homework tutoring and emotional support to children aged 1-13. She also volunteered with ManeGait, where she helped teach mentally and physically-challenged children to ride horses, thus gaining self-confidence and inner strength.
She has a strong technical and scientific background as well, having worked as the lab coordinator for the Developmental Neurolinguistics Lab at the University of Texas at Dallas for a year and a half.
Before coming to work with us at Dallas Reading and Language Services, McKenna worked as a speech therapist in the home healthcare setting, where she worked with adults and children.