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Shelly Tarin, MA, CCC-SLP

Specializing in Receptive/Expressive language delay, articulation, autism, AAC specialist, AAC Consultant 


  • Master of Art, Communication Disorders and Speech Science from the University of Northern Colorado, Greeley in 2006
  • Bachelor of Arts, English Composition from North Park University, Chicago in 2003

Licensures and Certifications

  • Colorado License in Speech-Language Pathology
  • ASHA Certification in Speech-Language Pathology
"When you can’t look on the bright side, I will sit with you in the dark."

Favorite Therapy Tools

Uno and The Missing Mitten Mystery, by Steven Kellogg


Shelly brings her playful creativity to her work as an SLP. She loves to join kids as they explore and experience and learn. Frustration, feeding tubes, or big fits don’t phase her. Using Zoom, by necessity, has become an area of expertise recently. As in-home therapy re-adjusts to our current reality, Shelly continues to bring enthusiasm for a range of strategies to support development in communication.

As an AAC Consultant, she has access to the Statewide Assistive Technology Loan Bank for Early Intervention kiddos who may benefit from specific devices or equipment to show what they know. In addition, she is always grateful for opportunities to collaborate with providers from other disciplines including nurses.

In her free time Shelly enjoys spending time with her grandmother and taking in adventures large and small with her kids and husband. She currently lives in Berthoud.