Jill Brogan, EI, grew up in Central Coast California where she volunteered and worked with severely handicapped children and teens in special education classrooms. While living in Hawai’i, she earned her BA in Psychology from Hawai’i Pacific University. After a brief time in Guam, moved permanently to the Charleston area.
Ella Marston, EI, moved to Charleston after graduating from University of Pittsburgh. There she received her Bachelor of Science in psychology and worked in their psychiatric hospital on the adolescent unit. Ella is excited to continue her career as an EI and help the community access the wonderful resources Charleston offers.
Madison Asche, EI, is from Clara City, Minnesota. Madi received her Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Madi worked with children for a number of years in a variety of different settings before becoming an Early Interventionist. Madi is excited to continue working with children and to be in a field that she is passionate about.
Savanna Lindley, EI, recently moved to the Charleston area from Greenville, South Carolina. She earned a Bachelor’s of science in Psychology with a minor in youth development from Clemson University. Savanna has years of experience working with children of many different ages, and is enthusiastic about working with them to aid in their development.
Julia Swidzinski, EI, is proud to be the daughter of immigrant parents, who came to the US from Poland. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and Master’s degree in Social Work from Winthrop University. Prior to Great Kids, Julia worked with children primarily in the field of education.
Morgan Anderson, EI, grew up on the East End of Long Island, NY. She received a B.S. in Communicative Disorders from the University of Rhode Island. While attending URI she worked as a Jumpstart AmeriCorps Member and discovered her passion for working with young children and helping them learn the skills they need to take on the world.
Ashlyn Brooks, EI, recently moved to Charleston area from Piedmont, South Carolina. She earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology from Clemson University with minors in Nonprofit Leadership and Religious Studies. Ashlyn is experienced in working with children and feels right at home as an Early Interventionist.
Grace Duguay, EI, from Watertown, MA, despite significant learning disabilities she has which resulted in an IEP. Grace graduated from Lasell University with B.A. in Curriculum and Instruction and M.Ed. in Curriculum, Leadership and Inclusion. Grace is overjoyed at the opportunity to help families learn and advocate for their children within the Summerville area.
Erika has been with Great Kids and Awesome Adults since November of 2022. Erika has been an Early Interventionist for about a year and a half. She loves being able to assist those Children and Families in obtaining all of the resources they can in order to thrive and grow. Erika is passionate about giving back and making an impactful difference in her community. Erika lives in the Ladson area and loves all things art. Erika has been known to delve into a wide array of various mediums to facilitate satisfying her need to be creative as an outlet. These Mediums include, but are certainly not limited to painting, crocheting, Acting, Modelling, arts and crafts and more. Erika is Proud to be a Member ·of the Great Kids and Awesome Adults team because they too have a passion for assisting and making certain that the Families have what they need and then some. Erika knows how imperative it is to begin intervention as early on as possible in order to get the most out of it and truly see the success that these Families desire to achieve.