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...

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…

Daisy Paredes, Office Manager

Daisy has been the Office Manager at The Reading and Language Learning Center since May, 2017. She was born and raised in the Philippines. She earned a degree in Business, with a Major in Economics from the University of Santo Tomas in Manila. read more