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Sarah Penzell, M.A., CCC-SLP



Sarah is a lecturer and clinical supervisor at Northwestern University. Prior to working at Northwestern, Sarah was a rehabilitation speech-language pathologist at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (now Shirley Ryan AbilityLab). Sarah’s primary clinical interests are in the areas of fluency and fluency disorders, acquired neurogenic communication disorders, and transgender voice and communication. At NU she teaches the course Adult Neuromotor Speech Disorders and regularly guest lectures in several other courses, including Fluency and Fluency Disorders. She is also pursuing clinical doctorate at NU. To help promote education about fluency and fluency disorders to speech-language pathologists, graduate students, clients, and the community, Sarah is involved with hosting and participating a wide variety of fluency events. She is a founding member of the Chicago Fluency Interest Group, which meets several times a year at Northwestern. She is proud to be a member of the Camp Shout Out family. In her free time, Sarah enjoys spending time with her daughters and exploring different styles of dance.

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