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Why Choose FITG

Filling in the Gaps is unique because we aim to serve ABA and Autism services in underserved areas in Memphis, TN. Our Founder/Clinical Director, Ashley, believes that every child should have access to quality therapy and education services. This belief and passion is what created Filling in the Gaps ABA Therapy Center. Ashley is a Professional Special Education teacher and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. Ashley began her experience in 2011 working in a locally owned Daycare while going to the University of Memphis to pursue an Education degree in Special Education. Her first experience working with students on the Autism Spectrum began shortly after while working as a Lead teacher in an Emotionally Disturbed classroom setting. Since that time, Ashley has worked in classrooms and both in-home and center-based settings. Ashley loves working with all age groups but her true passion is working with ages birth to 6. She believes that early intervention sets the foundation in neurodivergent individuals. Filling in the Gaps was created because Ashley has a deep interest in Special Education equity while also serving the community in a positive way.

Ashley Chalmers, MS, BCBA, LBA

Founder

Mission & Purpose

OUR MISSION

To provide the highest quality of research based ABA therapy to children and adolescents with learning and behavioral needs while also supporting their families in underserved communities. 

OUR PURPOSE

To Bridge the Opportunity Gap, One Child at a Time

Our Values

At Filling in the Gaps, we strive to follow “The 4 C’s” when delivering quality care to our clients and stakeholders.

Compassion

Filling in the Gaps is a caring organization that recognizes the unique challenges faced by our community and will provide support with kindness and empathy.

Competency

The staff at Filling in the Gaps are competent and demonstrate the knowledge and skills needed to  deliver effective care in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Collaboration

Filling in the Gaps understands the importance and need for a collaborative treatment team in order to improve the quality of life for our clients.

Commitment

Filling in the Gaps is committed to helping families gain the skills and tools needed to help their children have a better quality of life.

Our Team

Ashley Chalmers, MS, BCBA, LBA

CEO

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