Our Team


Carla Askew, M.A. CCC-SLP

Speech-pathologist and partner of RLLC. She earned a Master’s degree in Communication Science and Disorders from the University of Pittsburgh. She has been providing evaluations and remediation services for individuals with a variety of communication disorders since 1993. read more…


Susan Danker, M.S. CCC-SLP

Speech-language pathologist and partner of the Reading and Language Learning Center (RLLC).  She holds a Master’s degree in Communications Science and Disorders from Radford University, a Bachelor of Science in Communications Science and Disorders from Radford University read more…

Diane Douglas, M.S. CCC-SLP

Diane earned her Master’s degree in Speech and Hearing Sciences from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and her Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder. She has over 20 years of experience in a variety of settings including private, read more…

Nada Abderrahman, M.S. CCC_SLP

A Speech-language pathologist since 2015. Nada holds a Master’s degree in Speech Language Pathology from Purdue University and a Bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders from Saint Xavier University. Her experience includes working with children, read more

Carleton Levert, M.S. CCC-SLP

Carleton holds a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from The University of the District of Columbia with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Ohio Wesleyan University. His experience is with special needs populations, primary to post-secondary school aged students read more

Karishma Katakia, M.A. CCC-SLP

Karishma holds a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of California, Irvine. She has been treating children with a primary diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and expressive, read more…

Samantha Crooks, M.S. CCC-SLP

A certified Speech-Language Pathologist working in Maryland and Northern Virginia. She earned her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Iowa after completing her undergraduate degree in Speech and Hearing Science at the University of Iowa read more...

Samantha Oslund, M.S. CCC-SLP

Sam is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist. She graduated with her master’s degree in Speech Pathology from the University of Utah after graduating with her bachelor’s in Communication Disorders from Brigham Young University. She enjoys working with kids, specifically with kids who are diagnosed with a read more...

Denae Sullivan, M.S. CCC-SLP

Denae has been working as a speech-language pathologist since 2014.  She holds a Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathologist and a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Missouri State University.  Her experience has primarily centered on working with elementary-age read more...


Brooke DiMarco, M.S. CCC-SLP

Brooke holds a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from The University of the District of Columbia and a Bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York at Cortland. Her experience varies from early intervention to geriatrics. Brooke’s passion is working with students who use AAC/PRC devices (Words For read more…

Madison Brumbaugh, M.S. CF-SLP

Madison holds Master’s degrees in Educational Research and in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Georgia State University as well as a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Georgia. Madison enjoys providing assistive technology and alternative communication read more…

Sara Zeglevski, M.A. CF-SLP

Sara received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Eastern Michigan University, completed the Post-Baccalaureate Program in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Wayne State University, and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Voice Performance with Teacher Certification (Music Education) at the read more…

Samantha Sikorski, B.A. SLPA

Sam is a licensed Speech Language Pathology Assistant and has a passion for helping others. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from James Madison University where she studied Communication Sciences and Disorders and Special Education. She is currently pursing her Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology with Baylor University.  read more…

Gabriela Teran, B.S. SLPA

Gabriela is a licensed Speech Language Pathology Assistant originally from Nicaragua. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Boston University where she studied Speech Language and Hearing Sciences. She is currently applying to graduate programs where she will pursue her Masters Degree in Speech Language read more…

Tristen Gulley-Davenport, Social Media/Website Coordinator

Tristen received her Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Music from the University of Virginia. She is responsible for Social Media and Web Content. At UVA Tristen studied website building, human computer interaction, and vocal performance. When Tristen is not working she loves to sing, bake, and spend time with her family. 

Lori Imeish, Office Manager

A Northern Virginia native, Lori joined the Reading and Language Learning Center in 2019, she is responsible for office management and billing.  Prior to joining Lori served as the President of her local PTO while being a stay at home Mom.  Before having children Lori was VP of sales at a local communications company.  She attended George Mason University.