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Chelsea Bates, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL


Kaiser Permanente - Oakland Medical Office Building


3701 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611

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Chelsea Bates, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-CL

Chelsea Bates is a licensed, ASHA certified Speech-Language Pathologist and Board Certified Specialist in Child Language and Language Disorders. Chelsea earned her Bachelor of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology and Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from The University of Nebraska- Lincoln. Chelsea is currently working in the pediatric rehabilitation department for Kaiser Permanente in Oakland, CA. Prior to this, Chelsea worked in the public school systems serving preschool and school aged students in both Pleasanton, CA and Lincoln, NE. Chelsea's areas of clinical interest include: treatment of phonological processing impairments in highly unintelligible children, school-aged language impairments, gestalt language processing, neurodiversity affirming practice for Autistic children, and early intervention with an emphasis on parent coaching.

Areas of Emphasis:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Developmental Language Disorder
  • Language/Learning Disabilities
  • Parent Coaching
  • Speech Sound Disorders

Other Areas of Emphasis

Gestalt Language Processing

Ages of Emphasis:

  • Birth to Three
  • Early Education (Ages 3–5)
  • Early Elementary (Kindergarten to Grade 6)