Sara was born and raised in Overland Park, KS. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Kansas in 2002. She remained at KU to earn her Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2004. She received her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) in 2005 and remains an active member.
Sara is Vital Stim certified after completing a Vital Stim certification Program in September 2009. She has also attended continuing education classes regarding swallowing disorders, cognitive deficits and dementia, as well as speech and communication disorders.
Sara has experience in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, rehab clinics, skilled nursing facilities, long term care and schools. Outside of work, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband, Adam and son, Joe.