Sarah A. Friel, MA, CCC-SLP
Sarah A. Friel, MA CCC-SLP, is Instructor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at MGH Institute of Health Professions.
She is from the UK, and graduated from the University of London as a licensed speech therapist. She gained a post-professional Masters in Philosophy and Linguistics at Birbeck College, University of London.
Sarah's career has focused on academic research and pediatric communication disorders in a wide variety of settings such as schools, hospitals, and in-home therapy. Before emigrating to the United States, she was an assistant professor of Speech Pathology at the University of Reading, UK, and senior specialist SLP in cleft palate and craniofacial disorders at Guy’s Hospital Medical School, London.
She moved to Virginia in 2004 as a doctoral scholar at James Madison University and became a research associate at UVA Curry School of Education where she conducted research in the Preschool Language and Literacy Lab. She now works part time at the MGH Institute as a CSD instructor in the Speech, Language and Literacy Lab within the IMPACT Practice Center, and part time as a speech pathologist at OTA The Koomar Center in Newton, MA.
BSc (Hons.), Speech Therapy, Central School of Speech & Drama, University of London
MA, Philosophy & Psychology of Language, Birkbeck College, University of London