Rachel Kim
M.A. CCC-SLP

June 30, 2021

Rachel received her Master’s degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo and her Bachelor’s of Science in Education from the University of Virginia. Rachel enjoys working with kids and has experience working with kids with a variety of diagnoses, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, and language-related difficulties. She also has experience…

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Tristen Gulley-Davenport
PR/Website Coordinator

April 16, 2021

Tristen received her Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science and Music from the University of Virginia. She is responsible for Public Relations 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. Contact Tristen: tristen@readingllcenter.com

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Lori Imeish
Practice Manager

March 10, 2021

A Northern Virginia native, Lori joined the Reading and Language Learning Center in 2019, she is responsible for practice 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…

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Daisy Paredes
Office Manager

February 22, 2021

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. Daisy has extensive experience working in large corporations as well as within…

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Denae Sullivan
M.S. CCC-SLP

February 22, 2021

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 students with speech and language disorders. Denae practiced for 5 years in Missouri before moving…

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Karishma Katakia
M.A. CCC-SLP

February 22, 2021

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, receptive, and pragmatic language needs since 2016 as well as working which children exhibiting attention deficit…

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Nada Abderrahman
M.S. CCC-SLP

February 22, 2021

Nada is 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, adolescents, and adults in private clinic and school settings. She has worked with adults and children…

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Diane Douglas
M.S. CCC-SLP

February 22, 2021

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, parochial and public charter schools, daycare centers, acute care hospitals, rehabilitation…

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Susan Danker
M.S. CCC-SLP

February 22, 2021

Susan is a 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 and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Virginia Tech. She has been treating adults and children demonstrating…

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Carla Askew
M.A. CCC-SLP

February 22, 2021

Carla is a 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. She is fully licensed in the Commonwealth of Virginia as well as DC. She…

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