Natalie Erling has been working with the pediatric population for over 7 years, focusing on providing therapy to children on the autism spectrum. Natalie earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Dakota Wesleyan University in 2011 and received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from The University of South Dakota in 2014. During her graduate program, Natalie did most of her clinical hours and internships within a pediatric clinic setting. Upon receiving her Master’s degree, Natalie moved to Arizona from South Dakota to work within Gilbert Public Schools as a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist. There she provided services within early intervention programs, the general education population, and self-contained classrooms designed for students on the autism spectrum. She joined Ally Pediatric Therapy in 2018 and over two years as the Paradise Valley clinic SLP before moving into her current role. Her therapy experience includes stuttering, voice, motor, speech sound disorders, language disorders, feeding and swallowing, early intervention, and pragmatic language disorders. Natalie’s clinical focus includes autism spectrum disorder, feeding and swallowing therapy, and the clinical collaboration of BCBAs and SLPs. She is passionate about integrated care and the impact it has on the clients Ally serves.
Natalie resides in Phoenix with her husband Charles and their husky Laika. In her spare time, she enjoys entertaining friends and family, spending time with her 13 nieces and nephews, playing piano, running, cooking, and spending time back home on her family farm in South Dakota.