Speech & Language Therapy Services

 Speech & Language services are available in the office, in your home, or in your child's daycare or preschool.   

Who We Are


Speech and Language Professionals


Michelle T. Charley, M.A., CCC-SLP

Michelle has over 20 years of experience as a Speech Language Pathologist.  She has worked  with children and young adults in the schools and in private practice.   Michelle's areas of experience and expertise include  articulation and  phonology, receptive and expressive language, language  and auditory  processing,  social language, Autism Spectrum Disorders, fluency, and  mild voice disorders.  Michelle graduated from Ohio University with a  Bachelor's Degree in Hearing and Speech Science and from The Ohio State  University with a Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology.   She  has explored Continuing Education opportunities in many areas, including  PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) and implementing  technology into therapy.   Michelle is a licensed Speech Language  Pathologist in Illinois and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence  from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Michelle  grew up in Ohio, but has been in the Chicago area for 19 years.  She  now lives in Park Ridge with her husband Mike and their LOT (Liam, Owen,  Tatum). 

Since high school, Michelle has been  interested in communication and helping to maximize how a child can  communicate with the world.  She believes everyone should have the  chance to express themselves in their best possible ways.   She works  with parents, teachers, caregivers to help children reach their goals.   Children have "a lot to say" and we want to hear it! 


Where we are

 We are located in the center of  Park Ridge, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago.  We serve Park  Ridge and surrounding areas, including Edison Park, Des Plaines, Niles,  & other nearby locations. 


We are in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, and we can try to bill out of network for other insurance companies.  Please contact us for more information. 

Our Therapy Services

Our Office


 Speech services are available in the office, in your home, or in your child's daycare or preschool.  

We will work to determine the best speech therapy situation for your child & your family.   

Children have "a lot to say" and we want to hear it!


Contact Us

Please contact us directly with any questions, comments, or scheduling inquiries you may have.   

A Lot To Say Speech Therapy

1029 West Touhy Avenue, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068, United States

(224) 585-6003


Monday - Thursday: by appointment

Saturday: by appointment
Sunday: Closed

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Links and Resources


American Speech-Language Hearing Association

Typical Speech and Language Development

Speech Sound Development

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