Everyone deserves a voice!

We are committed to working closely with families and other service providers in order to provide efficient and effective speech therapy treatment. We believe firmly that "communication is a human right" and seek to be strong advocates for those with communication needs. Our approaches are neurodiversity affirming and evidence-based.
Client Portal
Offers Telehealth
Accepting New


Communication Assessment, Treatment, and Design

Heather Patton and Melonie Melton have practiced as fully licensed speech/language pathologists in the Hampton Roads area since 1992 and 1984, respectively. Both have extensive experience in autism, augmentative & alternative communication, literacy, and a wide variety of other speech and language disorders in children. They have provided presentations and trainings related to augmentative & alternative communication at the local, state, and national levels.
Melonie Melton, M.S.,CCC/SLP and Heather Patton, M.S.,CCC/SLP
Speech-language pathologists


Now accepting new clients for in home or telehealth visits

  • Child or Adolescent
  • Communication Issues
  • Developmental Disorders
  • Dyslexia
  • Language Disorders
  • Social Communication Disorders
  • Speech Disorders
  • Testing and Evaluation


  • Speech Therapy
  • Social Therapy
  • Strength-Based

Insurance Accepted

  • Medicaid