Kelsey’s Story

  • Graduate Certificate in Assistive Technology, UNH, 2015
  • Kelsey Hall, Ed.M., M.S., CCC-SLP, CDP, AAC/AT Specialist is a certified Teacher of the Deaf (TOD) and Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), Dyslexia Practitioner (CDP via the International Dyslexia Association), and an AAC (Augmentative and Alternative Communication)/AT (Assistive Technology) 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, curriculum, and AT. For the past 12 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 teacher, having received comprehensive instruction through the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC). 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 a variety of AT tools to support language, literacy, and learning.