Speech Therapy

Services from Ashley County Medical Center

The Speech-Language Pathologist at Ashley County Medical Center is dedicated to providing diagnostic and therapeutic services, patient/family counseling, and appropriate referrals as necessary to all inpatient, outpatient and home health patients exhibiting a speech, language, voice, fluency or swallowing disorders. We are able to provide services to Southeast Arkansas, including Ashley County, Bradley County, Drew County, Chicot County, and Union County. We are also able to provide contract therapy for public schools, developmental centers, and behavior centers.

Pediatric Speech Therapy Services

  • Articulation
  • Impairments associated with Autism
  • Developmental Delay
  • Fluency Disorder
  • Language Disorder

Adult Speech Therapy Services

  • Aphasia
  • Apraxia
  • Dementia
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysarthria
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Voice
  • Fluency

Diagnostics and Specific Treatments Performed

  • Alternative Augmentative Communication
  • Bedside Swallow Evaluations
  • Cognitive Evaluation
  • Comprehensive Speech-Language Evaluation
  • Modified Barium Swallow Studies
  • VitalStim Therapy Certified

Meet our Speech Pathologist

Ashley County Medical Center is proud to offer speech pathology as part of our long list of services. Our full time speech pathologist is Monica Richards. She is a native of Crossett, AR. Monica graduated from Crossett High School in 1998 and received the Bachelor's (2003) and Master's degree of Science in Speech Pathology from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway (UCA). In 2006, after her clinical fellowship year, she received a full licensure from the Arkansas Board of Speech Pathology and Audiology and American Speech-Language Hearing Association. Monica also holds a teaching certificate from the Arkansas Department of Education.

Contact Information

ACMC Speech Therapy can take care of all your speech therapy needs for your patients. Monica invites you to call her for any questions you may have concerning speech pathology or for patients that you may have that qualify for her services.


Ashley County Medical Center Speech Pathology
213 Pine Street
Crossett, AR 71635

Phone: (870) 364-5576
Fax: (870) 364-7656