Ansley Sellers, CCC-SLP
Co-Owner, Speech Language Pathologist
Ansley Sellers is a speech pathologist from St. Simons Island, GA. After completing her undergraduate in Communication Sciences and Disorders through Auburn University, she achieved her Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology through the University of Georgia. Since graduation, she has worked in pediatric private practice in Greensboro, NC and Brunswick, GA, before moving to Savannah. Ansley, and her business partner Allison Herrin CCC-SLP, opened The Speech Clinic of the Coastal Empire in 2015, in Richmond Hill. The office was moved to Wilmington Island in 2017, so Ansley could be closer to her growing family.
Ansley has speech therapy experience working with a variety of diagnoses, including but not limited to developmental disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, articulation disorders, phonological impairments, fluency disorders/stuttering, feeding and swallowing disorders, receptive/expressive language delays, and social communication deficits. She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), holds her Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC-SLP), and is accredited by Georgia’s Professional Licensing Board. In her spare time, Ansley enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons, Coleman and Tucker.
Ansley has completed continuing education and is trained in the following:
PROMPT Institute- trained in PROMPT therapy technique
Nancy Kaufman- Childhood Apraxia of Speech- Speech to Language Protocol
Lindamood Bell- LIPS Program
Beckman Oral Motor Assessment & Intervention
Talk Tools- Three-Part Treatment Plan for Oral Placement Therapy
Talk Tools- Feeding Therapy- A Sensory-Motor Approach
Talk Tools- Oral Placement Therapy: Clinical Implications for Tongue Thrust and Lisps
ASHA- Evaluation of Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing
ASHA- Management of Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing
Progressive and Systematic Speech and Language Training for Children on the Autism Spectrum
Sally Mathews, CCC-SLP
Speech Language Pathologist
Sally earned both a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Valdosta State University. Her experience includes working with a vast variety of disorders stemming from experience working in Savannah Chatham County Public School System and private practices. She is a certified member of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed in the state of Georgia. Sally received training in the CAN-EAT Feeding Approach that utilizes medical, motor, and behavioral strategies from Krissi Brackett, MS, CCC-SLP, a feeding specialist from UNC Hospital pediatric feeding team. She loves working with children and helping them make progress and reach their goals!
Ruth Bourque, OTR-L
Ruth received her Masters in Occupational Therapy from the University of South Alabama in Mobile, AL in 2016. She is originally from South Louisiana and received her Bachelor’s degree from Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL. She currently maintains her board certification in Occupational Therapy with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and is licensed in the state of Georgia. She is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association, World Federation of Occupational Therapists, and the Georgia Occupational Therapy Association. She is certified in the Sequential Oral Sensory “SOS” approach to feeding. Ruth enjoys working with children of a variety of ages and diagnoses. Her clinical experiences include a focus on sensory integration, early intervention, feeding, and outpatient pediatrics. She is passionate about assisting children in acquiring the skills necessary to improve their quality of life.