Certification and Licensure:
Licensed Speech-Language Pathologist, North Carolina and South Carolina
ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competency
Sequential Oral Sensory (S.O.S) Approach to Feeding
Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and Intervention
Neonatal Oral Motor Assessment Scale (NOMAS) Certified
Treatments for Feeding, Speech, and Mouth Functions in Pediatrics
Autism Spectrum Disorders
Articulation/Phonological Processing Disorders
Augmentative and Alternative Communication
Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate
Feeding and Swallowing Disorders
Language Delays and Disorders
Passy Muir Valves
Chelse grew up in Indiana. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Harding University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Chelse then moved to Texas to pursue her Masters degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Texas at Dallas. Following graduation, she completed her clinic fellowship working with pediatrics in a school setting. After her fellowship year, she started working with pediatrics in a medical setting, which is where she found her true passion.
Chelse has had a great deal of experience working with children who are medically fragile in both the home and clinic setting. Her clinical experience also includes working with children who have intellectual disabilities, tracheostomies, and various genetic and neurological disorders impacting communication and swallowing skills. Chelse has worked with both low-tech and high-tech alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) systems, including the LAMP system, for children who are non-verbal. She has a particular interest in working with children with feeding disorders. Chelse enjoys collaborating with family members and caregivers to promote carry over of skills learned in therapy to the home environment.