Kristina Ash

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Director

In her previous position as associate director, Kristi performed clinical onboarding and insurance training to staff, completed monthly 1:1 meetings with therapists, and assisted in scheduling of evaluations and maintenance of the waiting list. Kristi has supervised both clinical fellows and graduate student interns. Kristi has a completed a variety of specialty continuing education training, including: Introduction to IPROMPT, Understanding the Orofacial Complex, Best Practices in Pediatric Feeding, Motor, Speech, and Mouth Development, Food Chaining, Talk Tools: A Sensory-Motor Approach to Feeding Therapy, Functional Assessment and Remediation of Tethered Oral Tissues (TOTS), Implications for Tongue Thrusts and Lisps, a myofunctional approach, and The Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS).

Kristi is a State of Florida licensed speech-language pathologist and holds the Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA (the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association). She attended University of Connecticut, where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech, Language, & Hearing Disorders in 2014. She is a graduate from Gallaudet University, where she earned her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology in 2016.

Kristi has been working in the pediatric private practice setting since 2016 and has worked with children with feeding disorders, myofunctional disorders, reading disorders/Dyslexia, apraxia of speech, and language and articulation disorders. Kristi has worked closely with pediatric oral surgeons, lactation consultants, ENT, and orthodontists regarding pre and post frenectomy care. Kristi is passionate about working with the pediatric population and making therapy both enjoyable and functional.


Education
Bachelor of Arts in Speech, Language – University of Connecticut & Hearing Disorders
Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology – Gallaudet University

Certifications
State of Florida licensed speech-language pathologist
Certificate of Clinical Competence – ASHA (the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)