Welcome to The Child Inspired!

We are a private speech therapy practice in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Our goal is to inspire strong speech and language skills for your child through individualized therapy in the ​comfort of your own home.​

Come to learn. Leave Inspired.

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Alyssa Dudley

Hi, I’m Alyssa! I am a Speech-Language Pathologist in Charlotte, NC.

I completed my undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and my graduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Appalachian State University.

I have a passion for helping children find their voices and coaching parents along the way. I can’t wait to meet you!


How can we help?

The Child Inspired offers the following in-homeand virtual services​:

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The Child Inspired will complete a thorough evaluation of your child’s speech, language and communication skills.

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In-Home Therapy

The Child Inspired offers a unique opportunity for services in ​your ​home.

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Virtual Therapy

The Child Inspired offers telepractice therapy sessions which have the same benefits as traditional speech therapy. 

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Parent Coaching Sessions

The Child Inspired offers parent coaching sessions in your home or by video call. 

We address the following communication delays and
disorders in children 18+months old:


Receptive and Expressive Language


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Recent Blog Posts

Want to read more about important topics related to speech and language development? Check out my latest blog posts to learn about things like speech and language milestones, communication disorders and language development strategies.

Top 10 Songs for Late Talkers

Top 10 Songs for Late Talkers

Music is a motivational tool that encourages kids to participate and have fun. Because of this, music plays an important role in my therapy...

Why I Use Sign Language In Therapy

Why I Use Sign Language In Therapy

When I first started working as a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) I remember always asking if parents were comfortable using sign language at the...

tips and tricks


Being a kid is FUN! And what is more fun than discovering what this world has to offer?! Here you will find resources to increase language opportunities in activities you are already doing throughout your daily life. I will provide tips and tricks to boost your child’s language skills during activities like mealtime, bathtime, playtime and outings.

My First Words

My First Words

Children typically begin saying their first word around 12 months of age. This is just an average so if your child doesn't say their first word by...

Barn Yard Animals

Barn Yard Animals

Barn yard toys are my favorite. There are endless amounts of language opportunities with these toys and here are just a few of my favorites. Animal...