Randi Rosenblatt, M.A., CCC-SLP – is the owner and Director of CCL. She is a Speech-Language Pathologist with almost 20 years of experience. She is certified by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed by the State of Maryland in speech language pathology. She holds a Masters of Arts in Speech Pathology from George Washington University.
Randi is PROMPT trained and enjoys using these skills while working with children with apraxia and other articulation disorders. She has presented at the Social Thinking Providers Conference and leads the Be Social Summer Camp.
Randi’s work is focused on toddlers to pre-teens, assessing and treating a wide variety of speech and language disorders. Her clinical experience includes: apraxia, articulation, phonology, augmentative communication, language, and social thinking groups. She has worked in varied settings including private, public schools and in the home.
Susan M. Abrams, M.A.CCC-SLP is a pediatric Speech – Language Pathologist with over thirty years experience evaluating and treating children with speech, language and social learning disorders in Montgomery County. She is certified by the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) and licensed by the State of Maryland in speech language pathology. She holds a Masters of Arts in Speech Pathology from Hofstra University and a Masters of Education in Counseling from George Washington University.
She is recognized as one of Maryland’s most respected therapists in the area of social thinking having completed the Social Thinking clinical training program with Michelle Garcia Winner CCC-SLP, in San Jose, California. She has presented at the Social Thinking Providers Conference, most recently in 2013 with Dr Judith Glasser, PhD. on Social Thinking Meets CBT. In addition, she has completed the NDT certificate course and treats children with neurological challenges. She has also trained in the areas of pre-speech and feeding with nationally and internationally known speech language pathologist Suzanne Evans Morris, Ph.D. and provides therapies in these areas.
Susan is the founder of Parent University, which sponsors dynamic speakers in the fields of health, psychology and education for the community. Be Social Kids Workshops is a unique program she developed to provide families with a toolbox for assisting their children to navigate the social world.
She is a member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), Maryland Speech-Language-Hearing Association (MSHA), and the American Academy of Private Practice in Speech Pathology and Audiology (AAPPSPA). She is a recipient of ASHA’s ACE Award for excellence in continuing education, dedicating a commitment to lifelong learning. In addition to her clinical expertise, she has been an adjunct instructor at the Johns Hopkins University.
Ariel Chheda, MA, CCC-SLP is an American Speech, Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified Speech-Language Pathologist. She is licensed to practice in both Maryland and Washington, DC. Ariel received her bachelor’s degree in Child Development at Vanderbilt University and her master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Maryland, College Park.
She previously worked at HSC Pediatric Center with children from birth to twenty-one assessing and treating a wide variety of speech, language, pragmatic and feeding disorders. Ariel has specific experience with children with autism spectrum disorder, behavioral challenges, social-pragmatic language difficulties, and feeding disorders. She has specialized training in the Hanen It Takes Two to Talk program for young children with language delays and the More than Words program for children with autism spectrum disorder and social pragmatic language challenges.
Laura Levin, M.S.,CCC.SLP, is an American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) Speech Language Pathologist. She is certified by ASHA and licensed to practice in both Maryland and DC. Laura is an experienced therapist with over 15 years of experience working with children from18 months old through adults treating speech, articulation, language, swallowing and voice disorders.
Ms. Levin received her Bachelor of Science degree in communication disorders from Emerson College in 1999 and obtained her Masters of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Nova Southeastern University in 2002.
Beginning in 2004, Laura joined the Howard County Infants and Toddlers program working in early intervention, providing therapy in both a home and school based setting for preschool children. Since 2007, Laura has worked in private practice providing therapy to pre-school and elementary school aged children.
She joined The Center for Communication and Learning team in 2017. Laura is PROMPT trained and Hanen certified.
In her spare time, Laura enjoys traveling, reading, running and spending time with her husband and three children.
Samantha Pannone, M.A. CCC-SLP is an American Speech, Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified and Maryland licensed Speech Language Pathologist. She received her B.A. and M.A. from the University of Maryland, College Park in Speech Pathology and earned a graduate certification in Bilingual Special Education from George Washington University. Samantha’s passion is in working with young children and adolescents in the areas of articulation and language disorders, English Language Learning, fluency disorders, alternative and augmentative communication (AAC), and social pragmatic language challenges. In addition to working at The Center for Communication and Learning, she also works in the public schools.
Mandy Shearer, M.A.,CCC-SLP is an American Speech, Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified and Maryland licensed Speech Language Pathologist. She received her B.A. in Communication Disorders from Eastern New Mexico University and M.A. from The University of Northern Colorado in Speech-Language Pathology. Mandy has 16+ years of working with individuals ranging from pre-school to adults with communication needs in a variety of settings (schools, clinics and hospitals) in and out of the United States. Her awareness, respect and appreciation of cultures coupled with her professional knowledge has shaped the holistic approach she takes in working with individuals and families. Mandy has the sheltered English immersion endorsement on her license and is passionate in working with individuals facing social-cognitive language and literacy challenges.
Cara Schorr, MA, CCC-SLP received her Bachelor of Science Degree from SUNY Cortland in Communication Sciences and Disorders. She received her Master of Arts Degree from St. Louis University with a concentration in Early Intervention and the honor of graduating with Highest Distinction. Cara has been practicing for over 23 years in various Early Intervention settings including home, clinic, and school. Cara believes that collaboration with parents, educators, and a medical team is key to helping a child develop to their full potential. Cara has extensive experience in the areas of language development, articulation, oral motor, and feeding. She believes in a play based multisensory approach. Cara prides herself in creating an individualized treatment plan for each child and family to ensure success both at home and in the natural environment. She is a member of The American Speech and Hearing Association. In her free time, Cara enjoys spending time with her husband, kids and fur baby. She enjoys traveling, seeing movies, shows and concerts, and she loves to read.
Megan Lancaster, M.S., CCC-SLP is an American Speech, Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified and Maryland licensed Speech Language Pathologist. She received both her B.A. and M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology from Loyola University Maryland. Megan has 9 years of experience working with children ages 2 to 12 in the areas of articulation, fluency, expressive and receptive language, and social language. In addition to working at the Center for Communication and Learning, Megan is also an SLP in the MCPS schools. When Megan is not working, she enjoys cooking, yoga, traveling and spending time outdoors.