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Ashley Kelton, M.S., CCC-SLP, CLC

Ashley is the proud owner of Nurtured Beginnings Speech Therapy and a board-certified Speech-Language Pathologist who earned her Master’s degree from The University of Mississippi in 2016.  She holds state licensure in the commonwealth of Massachusetts. 


She has experience working in both pediatric outpatient and inpatient settings and pediatric private practice. She specializes in pediatric feeding disorders and is also a certified lactation counselor.  


Ashley is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA) and has a passion for feeding and swallowing disorders. She is a member of both Special Interest Group 13 on Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders through ASHA and the National Association of Neonatal Therapists. Ashley has extensive training in pediatric feeding, holding specialty certifications in The SOS Approach to Feeding and The SOFFI Method​.



Originally from Tennessee, Ashley currently resides in Boston, MA with her husband, three children, and two dogs.


Ashley has lived in the commonwealth of Massachusetts for over three years and has made wonderful connections with local providers.  She is a lover of the outdoors and enjoys spending time hiking and playing at local parks with her family.  Ashley loves spending time with her family, going to church, cycling, reading, baking, and traveling.

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