CRCC’s therapy program is built on a foundation of caring, compassion and skill.
Within both the day and outpatient programs, CRCC’s team of physical, occupational, speech and feeding therapists work together to provide the highest-quality treatment and deliver a brighter future to kids and families.
Take a minute and get to know CRCC’s experienced and dynamic therapy team.
Catherine Harding, MS, CCC-SLP
CJ is a full-time speech and language pathologist. Before joining CRCC, she spent three years working with children on a range of speech and language skills in a school- based setting. She loves the problem-solving component of speech therapy that enables her to help a child succeed in their development while providing therapy in a fun, interactive manner. CJ is one of the lead SLPs in running CRCC’s Core Words in the Classroom program that promotes language development for all children in the classroom using core words and utilizing augmentative and alternative communication devices. She also has experience in the areas of feeding/swallowing and augmentative and alternative communication. CJ is a mom, has a corgi dog named Louie and loves to read.
Laura Marmie – SLP-CFY
Laura is a clinical fellow speech therapist. Before joining the CRCC team in 2016, she worked as an SLP aide while she completed her master’s degree. Laura is interested in both language and feeding/swallowing areas as an SLP. She is one of the lead SLPs in running CRCC’s Core Words in the Classroom program that promotes language development for all children in the classroom using core words and utilizing augmentative and alternative communication devices.
Meredith Kalina, SLP-CCC
Meredith is a part-time speech and language pathologist who joined the CRCC team in 2017. She has over 20 years of experience working with children of all ages. She spent six years working at Boys Town High School to support student language development and conduct implementation of social skills training to address behavioral disorders. Most recently she dedicated 14 years to working in Ambassador Omaha’s Pediatric Specialty Care unit providing services related to trach/vent, dysphagia, speech language-cognitive linguistic development, rehabilitation from traumatic event and parent education. She enjoys working with children and their families to fully develop the child's potential, despite disability. She is trained in the Beckman Oral Motor Assessment and specializes in feeding and swallowing.
Aubrey Brown, MS, OTR/L
Aubrey is a full-time occupational therapist who has focused her skills in pediatric and neurodevelopment treatment settings. She brings energy to her work and loves working with all children but especially enjoys neurologic diagnosis, sensory processing and emotional regulation. Aubrey’s favorite thing about being a pediatric OT is being able to play all day while helping children meet milestones and learn to do daily things that positively impact their lives and interdependence.