About Us

Connect Speech Therapy is

your number one choice for convenient, reliable, effective speech therapy!  

 

Connect Speech Therapy believes that effective communication is an essential part of living a successful, fulfilling life.  We deliver child-centered, relevant, effective speech, language, and literacy services that are based in the most recent scientific research.  Our therapists are compassionate and driven to help your child succeed. We live and work in rural areas, so we understand the barriers you face in accessing quality providers.  That's why we think outside the box to develop innovative solutions that meet the needs of our rural communities!

Meet Our Team

Chelsea Paulus, MS, CCC-SLP

Founder, Owner and Speech-Language Pathologist

 

Chelsea founded Connect Speech Therapy in June 2018.  She has grown her small Sheridan-based practice from a local side-business to a dynamic facility serving clients from age 2-20 across the state of Wyoming.  Chelsea is a compassionate and dedicated therapist who genuinely cares about the individual success of each child she meets.  Chelsea's specialties include pediatric speech sound disorders, literacy disorders (including dyslexia), developmental language disorders, pragmatic language, and autism spectrum disorders.  

Chelsea graduated from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio with a master of science in speech-language pathology in 2016.  She is nationally certified with her clinical certificate of competence by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and licensed in Wyoming and California.  Prior to completing her master's degree, Chelsea worked in Soldotna, Alaska, first as an early intervention specialist in a birth-age 3 program and then as a 1st grade teacher.  She worked in education for 3 years before returning to school to complete her master's degree.  She and her husband, Matt, are proud to now call Sheridan home!  When she isn't busy advocating for children with special needs or planning fun new therapy activities, you can find Chelsea at the gym, in the mountains with her two dogs, or in the kitchen creating healthy recipes.

Jennifer Colston, SLPA

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

 

Jennifer graduated from Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, Wyoming with an associate of applied science in Speech-Language Pathology Assistant in May 2020. She completed a 16-week internship within an elementary school in Cheyenne. There she worked with students grades kindergarten through 6th grade both in person and via teletherapy. She has worked closely with a diverse group of students. Jennifer is compassionate and loves helping children achieve their goals.  She and her husband, Austin, live in Georgia but are grateful that they had the chance to call Cheyenne their home for a few years. Outside of therapy, Jennifer likes to go hiking with her husband and dog, bake and learn new recipes, or watch movies with family and friends. 

Jennifer is currently accepting new teletherapy clients!

Katie Repsis, MS, CCC-SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Katie is a certified speech language pathologist specializing in speech sound disorders, language disorders, pragmatic language, augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and autism spectrum disorders. Her clinical experience includes: providing services to clients from ages 3-21 and evaluating and treating individuals with speech sound disorders, language disorders, AAC, voice disorders, fluency disorders, orofacial myofunctional disorders, feeding and swallowing disorders, autism spectrum disorder, down syndrome, cerebral palsy and attention deficit/attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

 

Katie received her Master's degree in Speech Language Pathology from Idaho State University in Pocatello, Idaho in 2012. She spent eight years working with children on the Autism Spectrum. She's excited to be part of the Connect Speech Therapy team.  Katie enjoys helping children reach their communication potential and gain self confidence in their skills. She is licensed in the states of Wyoming, Colorado and Utah.  She has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American-Speech-Language-Hearing Association. 

 

In her free time, Katie enjoys hiking, rock climbing, running, gardening, and cooking. She is passionate about environmental issues and sustainable living.

Katie is currently accepting new clients in Sheridan, Story, and via teletherapy!

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