Kristen Ackley, MS, CCC-SLP

PhD Candidate

Kristen Ackley is a doctoral candidate in SLHS. She completed her bachelor’s degree at Miami University (Ohio) and her Master of Science at Penn State University. Kristen is currently completing her dissertation, which is the systematic comparison of an extant and a novel treatment approach. Kristen also currently serves on the Membership Board Academy of Neurologic Communication Disorders and Sciences. Her research, teaching, and clinical interests focus on developing ecologically-valid assessments and effective treatment approaches for young adult populations with traumatic brain injury or concussion and developing augmentative and alternative communication supports and strategies for adults.