Brianna Emanuel, M.S. CCC-SLP, grew up in Appleton, WI and currently resides there with her husband and puppy. Brianna attended the University of Wisconsin Madison for her undergraduate degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders and completed her master’s degree in Speech Pathology at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point. While getting her Masters, Brianna was a teaching assistant for the introductory class to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) and was the graduate assistant lab manager for the AAC lab. She was the contact person for all students and staff who had questions or difficulties with technology. She has knowledge regarding programming, maintaining, backing-up, resetting, and problem-solving issues on 15+ communication devices and applications.
Brianna actively communicated with representatives and technology experts from top vendors for communication devices (Talk To Me Technologies, Tobii Dynavox, AssistiveWare, etc.). While employed by her local school district, Brianna teamed up with her local Parks and Recreation department to place a core and fringe communication board at a local handicap accessible park. Brianna has a passion for kids with disabilities ever since growing up with a mother who has a physical disability restricting her to a wheelchair. Brianna’s passion for children and helping others “have a voice” has shown in the early years of her career.