Jessica Williams, M.Ed, CCC-SLP is the founder of Atlanta Speech Pathology. She is professionally licensed as a Speech-Language Pathologist in the state of Georgia and a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Jessica has a diverse range of experiences treating a variety of speech and language challenges to both children and adults in the following settings: hospitals, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, public and private schools, childcare centers, skilled nursing facilities, and home health.
As a Chancellor’s Leadership Scholar, Jessica earned her Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from The University of Arkansas at Little Rock. As a senior, Jessica conducted research in pragmatic language, A Comparison of Social Skills Exhibited by Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Typically Developing Peers, under the direction of pragmatic language expert, Dr. Betholyn Gentry. Jessica later presented her research at the 2009 ASHA National Convention in New Orleans, LA. She continued her scholarly pursuits, completing her Master’s of Education in Communication Sciences and Disorders from The University of Georgia; and, contributed to the research and development of A Manual of Voice Therapy for the Speech-Language Pathologist, A Reference Based Manual for the Treatment of a Variety of Voice Disorders, under the direction of recognized voice disorders expert, Dr. Edie Hapner.
Jessica believes in a team approach to therapy and therefore encourages collaboration with parents, teachers, and other therapists, when applicable, to provide the most encouraging and successful environment for her clients. Her practice is based on providing the highest quality of service to clients and by empowering families through education to achieve their speech and language goals.