Lindsay is a considerate and kind person in helping others in this field of deafness, etc. She makes you feel comfortable and encourages you to make progress in a world of silence. She has the "million dollar" smile!
~ Mary Sage ~

About Us

Lindsay OvertonLindsay B. Overton, M.S., CCC-SLP

Lindsay B. Overton was born and raised in Oskaloosa, Iowa. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Iowa in 2005 with her major in Hearing and Speech Sciences. Lindsay also received a certificate focused on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Culture. She then moved to Washington, DC to attend Gallaudet University, which is a nationally accredited university focused on educating people who are deaf. Lindsay experienced the Deaf Culture while refining her American Sign Language skills. She earned her master’s degree after graduating in 2007 with her Master of Science degree focused on Speech Language Pathology.

Lindsay started working at The River School in Georgetown (Washington, DC). The River School is recognized by lead researchers in the audiology and speech language pathology field to be educating children with hearing loss successfully and with remarkable results. Lindsay also worked for a private speech-language therapy clinic called Chattering Children where she worked with children who were English as a second language learners and low socioeconomic levels.  Lindsay worked as a speech language pathologist as she helped children with cochlear implants and hearing aids ages 1 to 13. She moved back to her hometown in Oskaloosa, Iowa in 2014 to address a pressing need for a private speech pathologist in her community. Lindsay is licensed by the Iowa Board for Speech Language Pathology. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech Language Hearing Association.


Beth OvertonBeth L. Overton

Beth Overton joined Lindsay’s Chatterbox to serve as the Office Manager and Accountant in November 2014.  She holds a B.A. in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa and has worked in Public Accounting for 34 years.  Her most recent position was in the Oskaloosa office of TD&T CPA’s and Advisors, where she retired after 19 years.

At Lindsay’s Chatterbox, Beth enjoys serving clients and their families.  Her duties include assisting clients with scheduling appointments, obtaining insurance information, and sometimes, she is fortunate enough to just play with kids!   


EmmaEmma Bair, M.A., C.C.C-SLP

Emma Bair was born and raised on her family farm just outside of Keswick, Iowa where they raise cattle and horses. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Northern Iowa in 2019. Emma embarked on her journey of receiving her Master of Arts degree from UNI in 2021. Following graduation from UNI, Emma worked for the Great Prairie Area Education Agency before taking a year off of work to hold the title of Miss Rodeo Iowa. She is excited to get back to working as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Emma enjoys working with kids and adults while providing the best care for each client. Outside of the office, Emma competes in the sport of rodeo, enjoys baking, spending time with her family, and driving her team of Percheron draft horses.


Dee Gerot Dee Gerot, M.A., C.C.C-SLP

Dee (Dayle D. Gerot) is a 1977 graduate from the University of Northern Iowa. Dee became a speech-language pathologist because of her first introductory course “Development of Speech.” Her fascination with the process of speech and language development has remained a passion throughout her career. Following graduation, Dee accepted a full-time position with an area education agency in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls region. She, her husband and two daughters moved to Arizona in the mid-1980s. While she was there, Dee provided educational instruction and language instruction to children in severe-language impairment classrooms. During her four years at in Tucson Arizona, Dee worked as the teacher and speech therapist for one-year in a K-2nd grade classroom, two-years in 3rd -5th classroom and one year in a 6th -8th grade classroom. When the family returned to Iowa, she began working in Southern Iowa as a speech-language pathologist with an area education agency. She worked in the school systems working with children from birth to 12th grade for the next 35 years. Following retirement from her school-based work, Dee began working as a part time employee for Lindsay’s Chatterbox in March of 2021. She currently provides speech and language services to clients via tele-practice.


TaylorTaylor Overton

Taylor Overton was born and raised in Oskaloosa, Iowa and graduated from Oskaloosa High School. He then attended Indian Hills Community College and William Penn University where he focused on music and technology. He began working at Lindsay's Chatterbox in 2017 as a receptionist and technology expert. Outside of work, he enjoys reading and playing video games with friends.