Meaghan Whalen, M.S., CF-SLP
Meaghan is a Speech-Language Pathologist Clinical Fellow who graduated from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in 2018 with a BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She went on to complete her graduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she earned an MS in Speech and Hearing Sciences. During her graduate program, Meaghan was part of a 2-year Hearing Loss and Developmental Disabilities training grant from the Office of Special Education that allowed her to gain additional clinical experience and education working with children who have hearing loss, cochlear implants, and autism.
As a child, student, and now clinician who has hearing loss, Meaghan is passionate about serving this population and working with children who wear hearing aids, cochlear implants, or other assistive technologies. Meaghan completed clinical rotations at UNC’s Cochlear Implant Clinic and the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, where she gained experience working with exceptional children and their families. Meaghan continues to increase her knowledge about AAC (Alternative Augmentative Communication), American Sign Language, and Signed Exact English (SEE).
A lifelong New England sports fan, Meaghan enjoys watching Patriots football and Bruins hockey games on the weekends and visiting new places in South Carolina.