OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM

Bryanna K. Wooton, M.S., OTR/L

Clinical Director

IMG_1427BSMrs. Wooton completed her Master’s of Occupational therapy at D’Youville College in 2011. She is a licensed and nationally certified Occupational Therapist who has experience working with both pediatric and geriatric populations.  She has provided services to children who exhibit a range of disabilities, as well as fine and gross motor delays, feeding and swallowing delays, visual motor and perceptual difficulties, Sensory Processing Disorder, and other developmental delaysWith ongoing continuing education in Pediatric Dysphagia, Sensory Processing and Regulation, Pediatric Neurological Conditions, and Visual Perceptual Conditions. Mrs. Wooton currently holds a certificate in Talk Tools Feeding Therapy – A Sensory-Motor Approach. She serves as Clinical Coordinator of Operations, Team Leader, and Occupational Therapist at our Children’s Evaluation & Therapy Center.

When asked what she likes most about working at the Children’s Evaluation & Therapy Center, Mrs. Wooton responded, “ It has provided me with the opportunity to be creative and foster therapeutic growth in my patients. It has also provided me with an unparalleled opportunity to grow my leadership and management skills in a well-rounded, structured, and nurturing environment.”

Deirdra Osbourne, M.S., CCC-SLP

Senior Speech Language Pathologist

Mrs. Deirdra Osborne is an ASHA certified Speech Language Pathologist that holds licenses in Maryland and the District of Columbia.  Deirdra obtained her Masters from Howard University in 2008 and since that time she has worked over 10 years with pediatrics, servicing those early intervention aged children as well as geriatric patients in skilled nursing facilities.  Within the span Deirdra has worked as a Director of Rehabilitation, mentored numerous graduate students and has supervised new graduates, also known as clinical fellows.  Her expertise is vast from treating adults with swallowing disorders to children with developmental delays.  Deirdra has a passion for continuing education in areas such as; telespeech and autism.  She currently serves as a one of the Senior Speech Language Pathologists at Children’s Evaluation & Therapy Center.

Jami Scott, M.S., CCC-SLP

Senior Speech Language Pathologist

Ms. Jami Scott is a Senior Speech-Language Pathologist at the Children’s Evaluation & Therapy Center. She is licensed by the board of Maryland and has her Certificate of Clinical Competence from ASHA. Ms. Scott obtained her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO). While at UNO, she focused on building communication outreach skills as both Secretary and Treasurer for the Nebraska Student, Speech, Language, and Hearing Association (NSSLHA). In 2011, Ms. Scott was presented a National Honors Member award based on her scholastic achievement, service to the academic unit, professional conduct, and service to the National Speech, Language and Hearing Association (NSLHA). Ms. Scott has presented at both state and national levels. She is a former member of the American Speech and Hearing Association’s (ASHA) mentoring program, “Student to Empowered Professional” (STEP) where she mentored graduate Speech-Language Pathology students. Ms. Scott has a creative therapeutic approach rooted in evidence-based practice, individualized therapy approaches, and family-centered inclusion. Her passion and enthusiasm are the foundation for her determination and steadfast desire to provide functional and inclusive therapy for children and their families to ensure that every individual is given an equal opportunity to communicate. Ms. Scott’s special interests include serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Language Delays with an emphasis on individuals who require an Alternative-Augmentative Communication (AAC) system.  She has extensive clinical experience evaluating and treating individuals from infancy to age 80+ presenting with a wide range of communication disorders including, but not limited to the following: Articulation, Phonological, Receptive and Expressive Language, Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries, Down Syndrome, Deaf/Blind children, and Emotional Disturbance Disorders. She has been certified for the following programs/therapeutic intervention approaches:  Language Acquisition of Motor Planning (LAMP), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Breathing and Postural Control, VitalStim Therapy, Interdisciplinary Care in Developmental Disabilities, and Professional Crisis Management (3 annual trainings completed).

Jennifer Stolba, M.S., CCC-SLP

Senior Speech Language Pathologist

Jennifer Stolba, M.S., CCC-SLP, was born and raised in Prince George’s County, Maryland.  Growing up, she felt a strong connection to her county and explored and engaged in several community programs.  Whether as a Brownie or Girl Scout, 4-H member, or part of a local sports organization, she enjoyed being a part of the neighborhood.  In 1997, she graduated from Eleanor Roosevelt High School-Go Raiders- and ventured off to college.  She received her undergraduate degree in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania in 2001 and returned home where she started working for the same county she grew up in.  For thirteen years, Ms. Stolba worked in Early Intervention programs providing speech-language therapy to children 3-to-5 years of age with a variety of developmental delays and disorders.  In that time, she also received her graduate degree from the University of the District of Columbia.  In 2013, she began working for Children’s Evaluation & Therapy Center (CETC).  At CETC, Ms. Stolba has had the opportunity to hone her skills as a pediatric therapist and thoroughly enjoys the children and families she supports.  She has also become part of CETC’s dynamic Senior SLP Team.  As a team member, she assists the Clinical Director and Head of Brand Strategy with Center operations, provides Mentorship and Supervision, and supports the Center’s amazing special programs.  In her spare time, you’ll find Ms. Stolba whipping up concoctions in the kitchen, reading a new novel, or spending time with her family, friends, and two cats-Fiona and Ruby.  When you see Ms. Stolba around the Center, be sure to say hello!