Megan Shullis a Bilingual Speech Language Pathologist who has served clients with speech, language, cognitive and feeding impairments for over ten years. Specializing in Augmentative Communication and Feeding Disorders, Megan has developed a passion to increase functional independence and quality of life for the patients she serves.
She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Baylor University where she graduated from the Baylor Interdisciplinary Core, a part of the Honors College. In 2007, Megan earned a Master of Science in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas where she received specialized training in Augmentative and Alternative Communication.
Megan began her work in the field of Speech Pathology as an outpatient clinician working with the pediatric population. Throughout her career she has worked in a variety of settings including outpatient, inpatient, home health and school environments. Following her experience as feeding specialist in an intensive outpatient program, Megan took a role as an Augmentative and Alternative Communication Consultant where she specialized in high tech communication devices. Recognizing an unfilled need, Megan then began working with the young adult population where she developed a passion for aiding patients in the transition process from the pediatric realm into adulthood. In February of 2014, Megan opened Building Bridges through Communication and transitioned to this adventure full time in January of 2015. She currently has a team of therapists covering Dallas, Denton and Collin Counties.
Megan is a bilingual therapist with specialized skills in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC). Driven to share her knowledge with others, Megan has provided continuing education to colleagues in the area of AAC; including University Guest Lecturer and Invited Speaker to TSHA 2019. Her unique skill set has taken her as far as Costa Rica to treat clients.
Megan is a Licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She maintains her Clinical Certificate of Competence through the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Megan has attended numerous seminars and workshops to ensure integration of current research into practices. Her certifications include:
- Trained in the Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention Approach
- Trained in the SCERTS Model
- Trained in Talk Tools Assessment Approach
- Vital Stimulation Certified
- Certified in adult, child, and infant CPR, First Aid and AED
- Participated in a Dance and Movement Therapy Workshop
- PROMPT Certified
- Specializes in Augmentative and Alternative Communication
- Trained to perform Modified Barium Swallow Studies
When Megan is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family. She loves going to the movies and traveling whenever possible.