Krisi Gable has worked as a Speech-Language Pathologist at Beyond Speech since 2014. Prior to joining the team at Beyond Speech, she worked at Arkansas Children’s Hospital for ten years, where she achieved recognition as a Certified Brain Injury Specialist. She has evaluated and treated both children and adults with Dysphagia, Oral Sensorimotor Disorders, Dysarthria, Apraxia of Speech, Articulation and Phonological Disorders, Voice Disorders, Tracheostomies and Ventilator Dependence, Fluency Disorders, Dyslexia, Language Disorders, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Spinal Cord Injuries, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Cognitive-Communication Disorders, Aphasia, and Craniofacial Anomalies.
Krisi received her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Harding University, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude and as an Honors College Graduate with Distinction. She received her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Central Arkansas. Krisi is licensed by the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.
Krisi is a native of Little Rock, Arkansas. She is married to her husband, Alan, and they have three beautiful daughters. Krisi attends church at Pleasant Valley Church of Christ, where she is active in children’s ministry and enjoys teaching Bible classes for young children. Krisi enjoys reading, spending time with her family and friends, and traveling.
Kami has been a speech-language pathologist with the Beyond Speech team sinceJune 2020. Before moving to Little Rock, Kami received her Bachelor's Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Harding University where she graduated Cum Laude. She received her Master's Degree in Speech and Hearing Science from the University of Tennessee State University. Kami is licensed by the Arkansas Board of Examiners and Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language Hearing Association. She is also Orton-Gillingham Trained/Certified. Kami is from Searcy, Arkansas. Kami enjoys traveling, cooking, reading, exercising, and cheering on the Razorbacks! She also loves spending time with her many nieces and nephews.
Jordan (Jo) is from Stuttgart, Arkansas. She received a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders at the University of Central Arkansas to become a Speech-Language Pathologist. Go Bears! Jo has been working for Beyond Speech since August 2020. She is licensed by the Arkansas Board of Examiners and Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology. She has been trained in the IMSE Orton Gillingham approach. Jo has evaluated and treated children with Articulation and Phonological Disorders, Language Disorders, Literacy Disorders, Fluency Disorders, Voice Disorders, Language Disorders,Literacy Disorders, Fluency Disorders, Voice Disorders, Feeding and Swallowing Disorders and Social Disorders.
Megan is from Mountain Home, Idaho, and has lived in Arkansas since 2012 with strong family ties in the state. She started with Beyond Speech as a Speech-Language Pathologist in June 2018. Megan's clinical experience includes working with children with hearing loss utilizing cochlear implants and hearing aids, literacy intervention, and other learning challenges. Megan has completed the Intermediate Orton-Gillingham training through the Institute of Multi-sensory Education. Currently, She is also training with Jacob's Ladder in Atlanta,GA. Jacob's Ladder utilizes an Interpersonal Whole-Brain Model of Care to support children with a variety of needs. Megan received her Bachelor's Degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences from the University of Arkansas, where she graduated Cum Laude. She received her Master's Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from UAMS and graduated with honors. She also received a specialty certificate in Auditory-Based Intervention. Megan lives at home with her husband,Hunter, and their dog,Sadie Bell. In her free time, Megan enjoys watching and attending sporting events and spending time with her friends and family.
Rachel was born and raised in Camden, Arkansas. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Communication Disorders from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She graduated in May of 2018 and took off a year to work as a Speech -Language Pathology Assistant. In 2021 she received her Master's Degree in Speech- Language Pathology from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. Rachel joined the Beyond Speech Team in the summer of 2021. She has evaluated and treated children in the areas of feeding, articulation, language, stuttering, literacy, apraxia, voice, hearing, AAC, and social pragmatics with a variety of disorders and disabilities. Rachel is licensed by the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech -Language Hearing Association. Rachel enjoys traveling, ready cooking, and cheering on the Razorbacks.
Bailee is from North Little Rock, Arkansas. She received a Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Central Arkansas. Bailee"s clinical experience includes working with Deaf and hard of hearing students, as well as, children with articulate, language, and developmental disabilities from birth to 10th grade. In her free time, she enjoys reading, attending theater performances, crafting and spending time with her son. Bailee enjoys helping each of her clients achieve their "Aha" moments through speech therapy.
Melissa Austin Murphy
Melissa was born and raised in North Little Rock, Arkansas and is a proud alumnus of North Little Rock High School, home of the Charging Wildcats. She received her Bachelor of Health and Behavioral Sciences Degree in 2013, and Master of Science Degree with an emphasis in Occupational Therapy in 2015 at the University of Central Arkansas. She lives in Little Rock with her husband, John, and they have a beautiful two-year-old daughter, Hannah. She is just a wee toddler, but already wants to be an aerospace engineer. They attend Fellowship Bible Church in Midtown, where Melissa enjoys serving the toddlers on Sunday mornings. When she is not making new memories with Hannah, she enjoys listening to the latest suspense novel on Libby/Audible while baking and cleaning!
Melissa spent several years working in a developmental preschool, assisting preschoolers in developing their foundational skills to learn and play. She focused heavily on sensory processing disorder and oral sensory feeding delays, working with many individuals on the autism spectrum disorder.
Melissa joined the Beyond Speech therapy team in September 2022 and is passionate about helping your child succeed! She uses a holistic approach when targeting your child's goals, and is very passionate about working in schools in order to best collaborate with your child's academic team.