Participating Providers: First Health, United Healthcare, Tricare, Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Aetna Better Health, Coventry of Missouri, Aetna, Home State Health, Humana, Missouri Care, Missouri Healthnet, GEHA, and UMR
Ashley Kelsay, M.S., CCC-SLP is a licensed and certified Speech-Language Pathologist from the Urich, MO area. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Communication Disorders from the University of Central Missouri. Ashley is licensed in the state of Missouri and is a member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA).
Ashley received her first job at Golden Years Extended Care and Rehabilitation Center in 2013. At Golden Years, Ashley worked closely with physical and occupational therapists, nursing staff, families and patients to assess and treat speech, language, cognitive, and swallowing disorders. Ashley left Golden Years in order to pursue her passion of working with pediatric speech and language disorders.
Ashley began working in the Harrisonville School District in 2014 as Speech-Language Pathologist at Harrisonville Elementary School. While at Harrisonville Elementary, Ashley enjoyed collaborating with teachers and parents to determine student needs and facilitate progress both inside and outside of the speech room. During this time Ashley also worked for the Missouri First Steps program providing in-home early intervention speech and language therapy for children from birth to age three. Through these experiences Ashley obtained invaluable knowledge and skills for successful therapeutic strategies and behavior management incorporating sensory play.
In March of 2016, Ashley and her husband Joe welcomed their first child, Evelyn, who has brought pure happiness and joy to their lives. Ashley began working at Chatterbox Speech Therapy in 2017. She is driven to provide evidence-based assessment and intervention while supporting client and family needs. Ashley has experience in assessing and treating expressive and receptive language disorders, phonological processing disorders, articulation disorders, motor speech disorders, and Autism Spectrum Disorders.