Faculty and Staff

The entire CASTLE staff is committed to promoting excellence in the development of strong, oral communication skills and an environment where young children feel secure and successful. Teaching and therapy staff members have extensive training and experience in childhood education and speech/language pathology for children who are deaf or hard of hearing. The unique staff is able to provide an array of educational options to families, including the Auditory-Verbal and Auditory-Oral approaches.

Speech Language Pathologists/Auditory Verbal Therapists

  • Hannah R. Eskridge, MSP, CCC-SLP Cert. AVTClinical Instructor
    NCFI/Barnhardt CASTLE Director
    Pediatric Speech & Language Pathologist

    BS, Elementary Education, College of Charleston
    MSP, University of South Carolina 
  • Maegan Evans, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVEd
    Pediatric Speech & Language Pathologist 
    MA, Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Carolina - Columbia
    PhD, Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Carolina - Columbia
  • Sandra Hancock, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert.AVT
    Pediatric Speech & Language Pathologist
  • Lillian Henderson, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVT
    Lead Speech Pathologist
    Diagnostician for the Pediatric Cochlear Implant Team

    BA, Columbia College 
    MSP, University of South Carolina 
  • Christine Kramer, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert. AVEd
    Speech Language Pathologist
    BS, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Clarion University of PA
    MS, Speech Pathology, Clarion University of PA
    ckramer@email.unc.edu

  • Sabrina R. Simon, M.S., CCC-SLP
    Bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist
    B.A., Spanish, The College of Wooster 
    M.S., Speech & Hearing Sciences, UNC-Chapel Hill
    sabrina_simon@med.unc.edu

  • Erin M. Thompson, MS, CCC-SLP, LSLS Cert.AVT
    Speech Language Pathologist
    BS, Communication Disorders, Appalachian State University 
    MS, Speech & Hearing Sciences, UNC-Chapel Hill
Administrative Staff