She is a prolific speaker and author to both lay and professional groups. She has been quoted twice in Forbes magazine, been a guest on local TV and radio public education programs, and recently co-authored four book chapters for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.  Shay is a member of the National Education Committee and an approved educator for the National Guardianship Association. Over the past two years she has been sought out by many professional groups locally and nationally for her expertise on hoarding, criminal diversion for individuals with mental illness, and Lifecare Planning. She is a prolific speaker and author to both lay and professional groups. She has been quoted twice in Forbes magazine, been a guest on local TV and radio public education programs, and recently co-authored four book chapters for the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education.

Shay is a member of the National Education Committee and an approved educator for the National Guardianship Association. Over the past two years she has been sought out by many professional groups locally and nationally for her expertise on hoarding, criminal diversion for individuals with mental illness, and Lifecare Planning.