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Chatterbox Speech and Language Clinic was founded with one purpose in mind - to build confidence in children. Whether to make new friends on the playground or to do amazing things later in life, it all starts with your child communicating effectively. Sprinkle in a fun environment, progressive learning tools, highly skilled and caring professionals and you have a recipe for confidence, which leads to success. And it all starts with our therapists.

Molly Dale, M.S. CCC-SLP, Founder

(404) 518-5000

molly@chatterboxatlanta.com

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While growing up just outside of St. Louis in Belleville, IL, Molly attended the all-girls high school Cor Jesu Academy.  It was there during a local volunteer activity that she realized she wanted to be a pediatric speech-language pathologist.  With a strong family support system – loving parents, an older sister and younger brother – she was encouraged to experience college far enough away that she couldn’t drive home on a whim.

That led Molly to Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX where she majored in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  Despite TCU still a few years away from college football prominence, she spent four incredible years arguably getting to know every single student on campus and shaping her values for the rest of her life.  She immediately fell in love with pediatric speech therapy after working in an undergraduate clinic and graduated as a Horned Frog Alumni in 2000.

Molly then attended Massachusetts General Hospital-Institute of Health Professions in Boston, currently ranked the #7 Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program in the country by U.S. News and World Report.  It was there that she used her passion and access to some of the top Harvard educators to begin the journey of becoming an expert in several pediatric speech disciplines including Late Talkers, Receptive and Expressive Language delays and disorders, Articulation, Apraxia of Speech and more.  She graduated with a Master’s +30 degree in 2002.

 

After graduate school, Molly moved to Atlanta and completed a fellowship year with Cobb County Schools, exposing her to dozens of speech disorders and furthering her passion for her field.  She then spent the next 11 years working for a private speech and occupational therapy practice and honing her skills as a leading area therapist.  During that time, she developed a broad range of specialties, among but not limited to, late talkers and articulation issues (she has been called the “R-Queen” more than once).

 

Molly founded Chatterbox Speech and Language Clinic in the Atlanta Buckhead area to continue her daily practice while developing other young therapists who share her passion and excitement in working with children and their families.

 

Molly lives in Roswell with her husband, two children and their dog Moxie (her toughest speech client).  When not debating the merits of TCU’s football team versus her husband’s beloved Florida Gators, Molly and her family enjoy being outdoors as much as possible, laughing loudly and doing what Molly was born to do…chatting.

Additional therapist bios coming soon

Molly Dale, M.S. CCC-SLP, Founder

(404) 518-5000

molly@chatterboxatlanta.com

molly-dale-linkedin

While growing up just outside of St. Louis in Belleville, IL, Molly attended the all-girls high school Cor Jesu Academy.  It was there during a local volunteer activity that she realized she wanted to be a pediatric speech-language pathologist.  With a strong family support system – loving parents, an older sister and younger brother – she was encouraged to experience college far enough away that she couldn’t drive home on a whim.

That led Molly to Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX where she majored in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  Despite TCU still a few years away from college football prominence, she spent four incredible years arguably getting to know every single student on campus and shaping her values for the rest of her life.  She immediately fell in love with pediatric speech therapy after working in an undergraduate clinic and graduated as a Horned Frog Alumni in 2000.

Molly then attended Massachusetts General Hospital-Institute of Health Professions in Boston, currently ranked the #7 Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program in the country by U.S. News and World Report.  It was there that she used her passion and access to some of the top Harvard educators to begin the journey of becoming an expert in several pediatric speech disciplines including Late Talkers, Receptive and Expressive Language delays and disorders, Articulation, Apraxia of Speech and more.  She graduated with a Master’s +30 degree in 2002.

 

After graduate school, Molly moved to Atlanta and completed a fellowship year with Cobb County Schools, exposing her to dozens of speech disorders and furthering her passion for her field.  She then spent the next 11 years working for a private speech and occupational therapy practice and honing her skills as a leading area therapist.  During that time, she developed a broad range of specialties, among but not limited to, late talkers and articulation issues (she has been called the “R-Queen” more than once).

 

Molly founded Chatterbox Speech and Language Clinic in the Atlanta Buckhead area to continue her daily practice while developing other young therapists who share her passion and excitement in working with children and their families.

 

Molly lives in Roswell with her husband, two children and their dog Moxie (her toughest speech client).  When not debating the merits of TCU’s football team versus her husband’s beloved Florida Gators, Molly and her family enjoy being outdoors as much as possible, laughing loudly and doing what Molly was born to do…chatting.

Additional therapist bios coming soon

Molly Dale, M.S. CCC-SLP, Founder

(404) 518-5000

molly@chatterboxatlanta.com

molly-dale-linkedin

While growing up just outside of St. Louis in Belleville, IL, Molly attended the all-girls high school Cor Jesu Academy.  It was there during a local volunteer activity that she realized she wanted to be a pediatric speech-language pathologist.  With a strong family support system – loving parents, an older sister and younger brother – she was encouraged to experience college far enough away that she couldn’t drive home on a whim.

That led Molly to Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX where she majored in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  Despite TCU still a few years away from college football prominence, she spent four incredible years arguably getting to know every single student on campus and shaping her values for the rest of her life.  She immediately fell in love with pediatric speech therapy after working in an undergraduate clinic and graduated as a Horned Frog Alumni in 2000.

Molly then attended Massachusetts General Hospital-Institute of Health Professions in Boston, currently ranked the #7 Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology program in the country by U.S. News and World Report.  It was there that she used her passion and access to some of the top Harvard educators to begin the journey of becoming an expert in several pediatric speech disciplines including Late Talkers, Receptive and Expressive Language delays and disorders, Articulation, Apraxia of Speech and more.  She graduated with a Master’s +30 degree in 2002.

 

After graduate school, Molly moved to Atlanta and completed a fellowship year with Cobb County Schools, exposing her to dozens of speech disorders and furthering her passion for her field.  She then spent the next 11 years working for a private speech and occupational therapy practice and honing her skills as a leading area therapist.  During that time, she developed a broad range of specialties, among but not limited to, late talkers and articulation issues (she has been called the “R-Queen” more than once).

 

Molly founded Chatterbox Speech and Language Clinic in the Atlanta Buckhead area to continue her daily practice while developing other young therapists who share her passion and excitement in working with children and their families.

 

Molly lives in Roswell with her husband, two children and their dog, Moxie (her toughest speech client).  When not debating the merits of TCU’s football team versus her husband’s beloved Florida Gators, Molly and her family enjoy being outdoors as much as possible, laughing loudly and doing what Molly was born to do…chatting.

Amy Hamilton, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

(404) 441-9106

amy@chatterboxatlanta.com

In 2006, Amy graduated with honors from Georgia State University with a Masters of Education in Communication Disorders and received the Most Outstanding Graduate Student Award. Amy has presented research both nationally and internationally on impacts of communication disorders on children and adults.

While Amy has experience in the school, home health, and hospital settings, she has come to enjoy private practice the most as it allows for the most flexibility and interaction with both her clients and their families. 

Amy specializes in Receptive and Expressive Language Disorders and delays, Apraxia of Speech, and Articulation Disorders. She has received the ACE continuing education award twice and continues to pursue new avenues of speech development through technology.

A native of Atlanta, Amy currently lives in Suwanee with her husband and three boys. When not busy with her family, she enjoys traveling, reading, and cooking.

Chelsea Ralston, M.Ed., CCC-SLP

(678) 662-3168

chelsea@chatterboxatlanta.com

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Chelsea first developed a passion for pediatric speech-language pathology when she nannied for a child with special needs. In 2012, she earned her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Georgia. She loved being a Georgia Bulldog so much that she decided to stick around! In 2014, she graduated with her Master’s of Education in Communication Disorders. She is our “Double Dawg!”

Chelsea has gained experience with adult and pediatric populations in hospital, private practice, and school settings. She began her career in the Public School system where she provided speech and language services to a diverse caseload of students in the areas of articulation, phonology, apraxia, expressive and receptive language, fluency, voice, autism, traumatic brain injury, emotional behavior disorders, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC), and cognitive disorders.

 

Chelsea specializes in Receptive and Expressive Language Disorders and delays, Autism and Social Language Disorders, Articulation, and Phonological Disorders. Through her experience in the school setting, she has also become adept at navigating Eligibility and Individualized Education Plans (IEPs) and can provide guidance to families undergoing these processes.

 

Chelsea has come to love the private practice setting as it allows for more detailed interaction with both her clients and their families and allows her to work with kids long-term and share in their successful speech journeys.

 

Chelsea currently lives in Brookhaven with her husband and dog Oscar. She enjoys spending time with friends, traveling, exploring new restaurants, and working out.

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