Crystal Hinrichs, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP

Lecturer, Clinical Educator

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Crystal Hinrichs, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP

Clinical Experience

Crystal Hinrichs, M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP is a lecturer and clinical educator in the Communications Disorders Department. Prior to joining UNK’s faculty, Crystal worked as a medically based speech-language pathologist across a variety of settings including hospitals including acute care, inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient therapy, and NICU services, private practice where she provided pediatric and adult outpatient services, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, and home health. Her primary interest is working with adults with communication disorders and individuals with voice disorders.


M.S.Ed., University of Nebraska-Kearney, Speech-Language Pathology
B.S.Ed., University of Nebraska-Kearney, Communication Disorders

Teaching Areas

Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech Mechanism
Professional Issues in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Clinical Methods and Procedures in Communication Disorders

Professional Organizations and Activities

American Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (ASHA)
Nebraska Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (NSLHA)
Nebraska State License in Speech-Language Pathology,
Co-Faculty Advisor for the Kearney Student Speech Language Hearing Association and
ASHA Special Interest Group 2: Neurogenic Communication Disorders?