Stephanie L. Meehan, Ph.D.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences - Speech-Language-Hearing
Clinical Assistant Professor
Primary office:
Haworth Hall
Room 2105
University of Kansas
1200 Sunnyside Ave
Lawrence, KS 66045-2180


Stephanie Meehan, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, is an assistant clinical professor. Her primary research interest is in augmentative and alternative communication. She expects her long-term line of research to focus on what contributes to long-term positive outcomes for people who use AAC, language development specific to AAC use and inclusive practices for school-based speech-language pathologists.


Ph.D., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Kansas

M.A., Speech-Language Pathology, University of Kansas

B.A., Speech-Language-Hearing: Sciences and Disorders, University of Kansas

Teaching Interests

  • Augmentative and alternative communication
  • School based services

Research Interests

  • Augmentative and alternative communication
  • School based services
  • Implementation science
  • Systems change
  • Disability policy

News and events

Dr. Holly Storkel leads a research project aimed at developing effective interventions for kids with DLD called KAW Story. The project just earned a $1.5 million grant from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders to continue research with 60 Kansas kindergarteners across several school districts.

SPLH/IPCD Graduation Information Page, May 12, 2018

SPLH Professor, Holly Storkel, has been selected as Associate Dean for Academic Innovation & Student Success

SPLH Acting Chair, Nancy Brady, has been promoted to Professor by Chancellor Douglas A. Girod - Chancellor announces faculty awarded promotion and tenure for 2018

Three students received Undergraduate Research Awards for SPLH projects in the Spring 2018 semester!  Congratulations to Grace Carlson (mentored by Navin Viswanathan), Beth Fentress (mentored by Holly Storkel) and Bri Marsh (mentored by Jon Brumberg).

Ana PaulMumy's TEDxKU talk- Placing Value on Human Imperfection

Holly Storkel and Navin Viswanathan receive Friends of the Life Span Institute Investigator Awards in 2017

McKenzie Butcher is one of 13 students to receive Undergraduate Research Awards in fall 2017

Kate DeJarnette, a student in KU’s speech-language pathology program, walks us through why she chose to study augmentative and alternative communication.

Explore a degree in audiology or speech-language pathology at the University of Kansas

"The Impact of Parenting on Fragile X Syndrome" in "Research Features", UK online science magazine, featuring research by Steven F. Warren and Nancy C.Brady

KU to present University Scholarly Achievement Award to Nancy Brady on April 10, 2017

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