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The Full Story


Welcome to The Allicock Group, located in Laurel, Maryland! As a premier speech pathologist-led firm, we are committed to making a positive impact in the educational and corporate landscape of the DC, MD, and VA areas. Our specialized services cater to schools, providing comprehensive related services that empower students, educators, and professionals alike.


At The Allicock Group, we take pride in offering a diverse range of services tailored to meet the unique needs of each individual. Our expertise spans across four key areas:

  1. Speech Therapy: Our highly skilled speech pathologists utilize evidence-based practices to help students overcome communication challenges and develop effective communication skills.

  2. Psychological Evaluations: Our comprehensive evaluations provide valuable insights into the strengths and needs of students, supporting educators in making informed decisions to foster academic and personal growth.

  3. Behavior Support: We understand the significance of positive behavior support in creating an inclusive learning environment. Our team collaborates with educators to implement effective strategies that promote positive behavioral outcomes.

  4. EmpowerEd Coaching Program: Our customized teacher coaching program, EmpowerEd, is designed to elevate educators' skills and confidence in the classroom. Through personalized coaching sessions, we aim to foster professional growth and create a dynamic learning environment.


Heading our dedicated team is our accomplished Managing Director, Dr. Lesley-Ann Bovell, CCC-SLP. With an extensive 13 years of experience in the fields of speech pathology and special education, Dr. Bovell is a respected leader and expert in her field. Her commitment to education and professional development extends beyond school settings, as she has served as an assistant professor within higher education for the past 7 years.

Dr. Bovell holds a master's degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and a doctorate in in Organizational Leadership with an emphasis in Special Education, which have been instrumental in shaping her expertise and leadership.

In addition to our commitment to educational services, we are proud to specialize in corporate speech pathology. Through one-on-one sessions and communication and leadership trainings, we work closely with professionals to enhance their communication skills, public speaking abilities, and overall confidence in various corporate settings.


At The Allicock Group, we are dedicated to fostering growth, empowerment, and success within the educational and corporate communities. Our passion for communication excellence drives us to create tailored interventions and training programs that yield tangible results.


Thank you for considering The Allicock Group for your related service and professional development needs. We look forward to collaborating with you to achieve transformative outcomes for students, educators, and professionals alike. Reach out to us today, and let's embark on a journey of communication growth and empowerment together!


At The Allicock Group, our mission is to empower individuals and transform communities through the power of effective communication. We are dedicated to providing exceptional speech pathology services and related interventions to schools within the DC, MD, and VA areas, fostering an inclusive and supportive learning environment for students.

Our commitment extends beyond the academic setting, as we strive to enhance communication excellence in the corporate world through specialized one-on-one sessions and communication and leadership trainings. By equipping individuals with the tools and skills they need to communicate confidently, we aim to elevate professional growth and success within organizations.

Driven by evidence-based practices and a passion for making a positive impact, we collaborate closely with educators, students, and professionals to create tailored intervention plans and coaching programs that address unique needs and unlock each individual's full potential.

With a focus on innovation, compassion, and excellence, we are determined to be the trusted resource for related services and corporate speech pathology. We endeavor to be at the forefront of positive change, striving to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve, one empowering communication experience at a time.


A world where communication empowers every individual.

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