Mrs. Sarah Johnson

Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP)

Welcome to Speech & Language!

Mrs. Sarah Johnson (formerly Sarah Mans) is the speech-language pathologist at Stewartville Middle and High School and one of the speech-language pathologists at Bear Cave Intermediate School. She has been working for Stewartville Public Schools since fall 2014. She previously worked at Bonner elementary school.

Sarah is a native of Blooming Prairie, MN (yes, an Awesome Blossom!). She has her bachelor's degree in Speech-Language Hearing Sciences from the University of Minnesota (Go Gophers!) and her master's degree in Communicative Disorders from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. She a proud ASHA certificate holder (CCC-SLP) and ASHA member. She resides in Stewartville with her husband, Josh, their son Benjamin, and their Miniature Poodle/Miniature Pinscher mix dog, Leia. In her free time, Sarah enjoys running, hiking, and staying active. She is a huge Minnesota Gophers and Minnesota Lynx fan.

Each student on her caseload has an Individualized Education Program (IEP). Please refer to your child's individual schedule and specific classroom teacher web pages for further information.

Areas of Speech and Language:

  • Articulation: How speech sounds are produced.

  • Phonology: How sounds are organized into classes and the rules/patterns that govern production.

  • Receptive Language: How we comprehend language and language concepts in a variety of areas: semantics (vocabulary), syntax (grammar), pragmatics (social skills), and morphology (word order). Listening and Auditory Processing (how language is processed) is also included in Receptive Language (example: following multi-step directions).

  • Expressive Language: How we use language to express ideas, feelings, and needs in a variety of areas: semantics (vocabulary), syntax (grammar), pragmatics (social skills), and morphology (word order).

  • Fluency: How fluently, or smoothly, we speak.

Contact Information

Sarah can be reached during regular school hours (8:15 am-4:15 pm).

She is easiest to reach via email (anytime) or by phone from 8:15-8:45 am or 3:50-4:15 pm

Email address:

Office phone: (507)-533-1501 (call)

Google voice: (507)-944-4741 (call or text)

Stewartville Middle & High School Address:

440 6th Ave. SW

Stewartville, MN 55976

Helpful Links/Resources

ABCS of IEP for parents.pdf
Difference between speech & language.pdf
What is an SLP.pdf
Everything you wanted to know about an IEP meeting but were afraid to ask.pdf
Promoting Language at home & in classroom.docx
Ideas to faciliate speech & language at home.pdf
Apps for Students with speech and language deficits.pdf
294 Parts of Speech.pdf
Help developing vocabulary.pdf
How To Cue Chidlren with Language Disorders.pdf