Ashley obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of West Georgia and Master’s Degree from Gannon University both in the area of Speech-Language Pathology. She worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant for two years in both the private practice and school settings. During her graduate clinical externships, she gained experiences in the following settings: Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care, Pediatric Outpatient Rehabilitation, and Home Health. Ashley focused the majority of her graduate clinical experiences on providing feeding and swallowing therapy to medically fragile patients that aged from 3 months to 16 years old. However, she also has experience with moderate to severe Speech and Language disorders, Apraxia, and Augmentative and Alternative Communication. In addition, Ashley has experience with a variety of medical conditions that are including but not limited to: Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Autism, Prader Willi Syndrome, and more. Ashley joined the staff of Building Bridges Therapy in 2022. She plans to continue to improve her clinical skills by attending courses related to management and treatment of pediatric feeding and swallowing disorders, oral motor activities and dysfunction, sensory processing disorders, and more. Also, Ashley plans to complete all requirements to become a certified lactation counselor after her clinical fellowship year. Outside of work, Ashley enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and dog Skarlet. In addition, she enjoys catching up on her T.V. shows and trying new restaurants.