Elissa Killam


Joplin, Missouri

5.00 / 5 avg

12 Reviews

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About me

I love words and have a passion for communication. I became an SLP to help people connect and overcome communication challenges. Seeing that happen with my clients, from young children to older adults, is incredibly rewarding! I love what I do.

Practice details and specialties

states licensed to practice





languages spoken



Education and training

B.A. - Concordia University Nebraska

B.S. - Utah State University

M.S. - Missouri State University



Traumatic Brain Injury

Pediatric Articulation/Phonological Disorder

Pediatric Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder

Acquired Apraxia

Adult Articulation

Autism Spectrum Disorder

Childhood Apraxia of Speech

Cleft Palate/Cleft Lip


Early Language Development


Pediatric Fluency/Stuttering

Pediatric/Adolescent Social-Pragmatics

Professional/Public Speaking

Other interests

Day hikes, finding nature treasures, children's books, playing the banjo, chocolate chip cookies.

Patient Reviews

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12 reviews

Elissa is patient, informed and takes the time to address any and all questions. She puts thoughtful plans together and, best of all, keeps my daughter engaged and having fun while she learns!

S.B./Aug 27, 2023

Elissa is amazing!

A.C./Aug 22, 2023

Elissa is personable, smart, and enjoyable to work with.

C.E./Aug 21, 2023

Elissa listens and really tries to support you in helping your child. She is amazing.

C.C./Aug 10, 2023

I was so impressed with how in-depth the assessment was. I had no idea it would be so thorough and professionally written. Elissa is very kind and knowledgeable!

B.S./Jul 20, 2023

L.C./Jul 7, 2023

Elissa is smart and well-trained and keeps us on-topic. She also comes prepared with good ideas.

C.E./Jun 13, 2023

She meets my child where she is and provides helpful notes for at-home practice

E.E./Jun 7, 2023

We enjoy our time with Elissa and she is always so helpful.

H.C./Jun 7, 2023

Therapist is knowledgeable and fits in multiple different activities.

C.M./Jun 4, 2023

Elissa is the perfect speech therapist for my teenage daughter. She helps with exactly what (my daughter) needs and is supportive and caring while still providing great exercises for my daughter to practice improving her speech. Expressable is exactly what we were looking for!

A.K./Apr 26, 2023

Elissa is smart, personable, and fun to work with. She is also perceptive and quick to point out useful hints. An enjoyable time is generally a good learning experience.

C.E./Apr 23, 2023

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