The Developmental Advantage, LLC
"Going above and beyond for families and their children"
Cathrine Brewer CCC-SLP
Speech Therapist/ Feeding Therapist
Clinic and Birth to Three
Catherine is a West Virginia native who received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Marshall University in Huntington, WV. She thoroughly enjoys working with families to help reach their communication goals and feeding goals for their child.
After graduation, Catherine began working as an SLP in the WV public school system. This experience included treating preschool speech and language disorders, developmental delay, articulation/phonological disorders and language disorders. Catherine co-taught in an autism classroom and worked with children using augmentative and alternative communication (AAC). In the pediatric clinical setting, Catherine worked as an SLP providing outpatient therapy to children ages 1-16. She worked with children and their families treating feeding/swallowing disorders, apraxia of speech, children with Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy as well as those who were hard of hearing or had cochlear implants. In recent years, Catherine has found her passion for working with parents and their children through early intervention.
In her free time, Catherine loves being at home with her two shelter rescues, Bella and Chewy. She enjoys baking and watching all of the holiday baking shows. On the weekends, Catherine loves to spend time outside or travel and spend time with friends and family.
Alison Wilkinson, CCC-SLP/CF
Speech Therapist, Clinic and Birth to Three
Alison is a graduate of Marshall University’s Communication Disorders Graduate Program, where she received her Master’s degree in Communication Disorders. She is a WV girl, born and raised. She received a double major in Communication Disorders/Psychology from MU.
Alison's experience with the pediatric population began during her undergraduate career when she worked for River Valley Child Development Services with School Age Connections and extended into my graduate school career. Through her graduate experience, she gained a wide range of experience in various communicative needs, including, but not limed to, speech/language delays/disorders, autism spectrum disorder, childhood apraxia of speech,developmental disorders, genetic disorders, cognitive disorders, psychological disorders, feeding/swallowing disorders, low tech augmentative devices, alternative devices and voice disorders.