Melissa A. Cheslock
Melissa A. Cheslock is is the Clinic Director and a clinical supervisor in the University of Montevallo’s Department of Communication Science and Disorders.
She supervises first and second year graduate students enrolled in the master’s in speech-language pathology program who provide both diagnostic and intervention services for children with a range of communicative needs. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of South Alabama in Mobile. She has 20 years of experience and has worked in both clinical and research settings.
Mrs. Cheslock’s professional interests include child language, atypical development, augmentative communication and early intervention. She has co-authored several peer-reviewed publications related to use of augmentative and alternative communication with young children and children with multiple disabilities. She has served on a number of committees at the local and national level with regards to early intervention and augmentative communication.