July 29, 2015
Dear Parents and Guardians,
We have exciting news to report once again! Our clinic continues to grow, and we are pleased to announce that to better serve your child, we have hired McKenna Jackson, M.S., CCC/SLP, as our newest full-time speech therapist.
McKenna 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 and 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. While attending college and before, she was a volunteer with Samaritan Inn, providing homework tutoring and emotional support to children aged 1-13, and for 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 in home healthcare and for the Frisco ISD school system, as a speech therapist.
We are very proud to have McKenna join our team, and we feel she will be an asset to both our clinic and to you our client.
Thank you for supporting our special speech therapy practice, and for helping us to change lives for children and families.
Rachel Betzen, M.A., CCC/SLP
Dallas Reading and Language Services