Emily Byram graduated with highest distinction from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill with a double major in Communication Sciences and Psychology. She continued her studies there to receive a B.S. in Speech-Language Pathology, receiving a U.S. Department of Education Social Inclusion Grant. She completed her clinical fellowship year in the public school systems serving preschool and elementary age children. She then worked at the National Center for Childhood Deafness at the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center as the team leader of the speech pathology team, serving on the pediatric cochlear implant team, leading parent-toddler groups, and providing auditory verbal therapy sessions with children with hearing loss and their families. 

Tatum Perry, M.S., CCC-SLP


Tatum graduated with honors from University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Language Pathology.  She continued at University of Tennessee to pursue her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. She completed her clinical fellowship year in private practice and remained there for more comprehensive experience in diagnosing and treating a wide range of speech and language disorders, as well as gaining insight on appropriate and effective ways to counsel families on diagnoses and treatment strategies. She then began working as a clinician in the public school system, providing IEP services and training opportunities for educators and parents. 

Erika Mangan, M.S., CCC-SLP


Erika is a graduate of The University of Akron receiving her Bachelors in Speech and Language Pathology and Audiology. She continued at Cleveland State University receiving her Masters in Speech-Language Pathology. Erika began working at Mahoning County’s Board of Developmentally Disabled- Leonard Kirtz school serving moderate to profound delayed/disabled students ages 5-22. Prior to joining Berns Therapy Solutions, Erika worked at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center providing pediatric speech-language therapy for five years. She was also the lead treating and consultative clinician at Vanderbilt’s Peabody School of Education- Susan Gray School.

Kerri Hubbard M.S., CF-SLP


Kerri graduated with honors from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. She pursed her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Boston University, where she was the recipient of the Graduate Leadership Award. Kerri is interested in many areas of the field of speech-language pathology, including literacy acquisition, language disorders, stuttering disorders, alternative augmentative communication, social communication, and phonological disorders. She believes in therapy that is functional, meaningful, and will improve the quality of life for children and their families. 

Mary Charlotte Poe, M.S., CF-SLP


Mary Charlotte graduated with honors from the University of Tennessee with a Bachelor of Science in Special Education with a concentration in Communication Sciences and Disorders. After graduation, she completed a one-year internship at Vanderbilt University Bill Wilkerson Center, where she gained valuable experience working with children experiencing hearing loss and deafness. She then pursued her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Samford University. Mary Charlotte has many interests while working in the field of Speech-Language Pathology including, literacy acquisition, phonological disorders, language disorders, alternative augmentative communication, and social communication. She

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