Kayleigh Ash (she/her pronouns)
Kayleigh is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist with a background in pediatric therapy, who grew up in Grayslake, IL, a northern suburb of Chicago. She completed her Bachelor’s of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at Northern Michigan University and went on to receive her Master’s degree at Purdue University.
Kayleigh is experienced in providing neurodiversity-affirming comprehensive evaluations and specialized/individualized treatment to Autistic children, teens, and adults. She is trained in The SCERTS® Model, a research-based approach and multidisciplinary framework that directly addresses the core differences and challenges faced by children and people with Autism and related disabilities, and their families.
She is trained in Lindamood-Bell’s Seeing Stars program, a sensory-cognitive approach to teaching symbol imagery for spelling, reading, and writing. Kayleigh conducts 1:1 sessions for individuals with Dyslexia and anyone that needs additional literacy support.
Kayleigh is also experienced in programming and implementation of low and high-tech AAC. She is level 1 trained in Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) and is proficient with Speech-Generated devices, such as, Proloquo2go and TouchChat.
Kayleigh also provides services to individuals with a variety of communication differences and disabilities, including articulation and phonological disorders, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, receptive and expressive language delays/disorders, social communication, Autism, and ADHD.
In her free time, Kayleigh enjoys spending time with her husband and their two cats, exploring the PNW with their friends, hiking, watching movies, and reading.