Kelsey’s Story

  • Graduate Certificate in Assistive Technology, UNH, 2015
  • Kelsey Hall, Ed.M., M.S., CCC-SLP, AAC/AT Specialist is a certified Teacher of the Deaf (TOD) and Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) as well as an AAC (Augmentative Communication) & AT Specialist.  Kelsey is currently the Assistive Technology Coordinator at the University of Massachusetts, as well as a consultant for AT for Education.  She continues to present nationally with AT for Ed regarding AAC, literacy, dyslexia, and AT for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing. For the last 10 years, she has held a variety of roles in public education as a TOD and SLP throughout New England with students Pre-K through 12th grade, as well as post-secondary. Kelsey is  a certified Orton Gillingham trainer/ reading specialist. During her graduate schooling, she focused on language and literacy disabilities and early childhood language disabilities.  In addition, she wrote her master’s thesis on the effect of training SLPs in the use of Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and related student language/AAC use outcomes.  Kelsey has a particular skill, experience, and interest in working with and training professionals in the use of AT including print disabilities, UDL, iPad applications, deaf and hard-of-hearing, Google Chrome apps and extensions, AAC apps and devices, literacy and language development.