Family Enrichment

Springbrook's monthly enrichment/education program

Welcome Friends and Family

Each month, a team of our professionals will produce an informational video geared toward specific topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. Our goal is to help bridge the gap between our patients' stay with us and the transition back into the home environment. Also, we hope to empower families and our patients, and to provide tools that makes that transition successful. We encourage all family members and other natural support individuals to view these monthly presentations to become more in tune with how children and adolescents with autism relate and function in our world.

Look for our educational videos on the 2nd Saturday of each month. After you view the video, we will then give you the opportunity to ask questions specific to the presentation via email with each month’s presenter and the topic.

Topic for June 2021


Let's Talk

The month of June features Springbrook's Speech Language Pathologist, Dr. Lynnette Powell. After viewing the video below, you are welcome to submit any questions you may have regarding this month's topic to Dr. Powell until June 30, 2021.

Submit questions to: lynnette.powell@springbrookbhs.com.

Please put June Family Enrichment Questions in the subject line of your email.

We hope you enjoy the video!



Meet Our Professionals

Dr. Lynnette Powell

Lynnette L. Richardson-Powell was born to the proud parents of the late Rev. Franklin K. Richardson, Sr. and the late Esther M. Weathers Richardson. . She was thereafter reared and raised in a small, rural community called Britton’s Neck, affectionately called the “Neck.” Education/Work Experience: Lynnette attended Benedict College where she received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education. With this degree, she has worked in the public school system for approximately 6 ½ years-teaching 3rd grade, 6th grade and 4th grade-in Hampton County, Dillon County, and Sumter County. Deciding that she wanted to attend graduate school, Lynnette attended South Carolina State University and received a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Language Pathology. With her speech degree she has also taught Voice/Speech and Public Speaking Classes on the collegiate level at Morris College, Benedict College, Allen University, Limestone College, and Coker College. Loving school and learning, Lynnette attended South Carolina State University and received a Doctorate Degree in Educational Administration and Counselor Leadership. Currently, she works at Springbrook Behavioral Health and Center for Autism in Travelers Rest, South Carolina. Previously, she has worked at Walhalla Elementary School (Oconee County), Abbeville School District (Long Cane Primary) and Greenwood 51(Ware Shoals) as a Speech Therapist working with children in P4 – 2nd Grade, middle and high schools respectively. Additionally, she has worked at Morris College as the Interim Chairperson, Division of General Studies and teaches Voice and speech Improvement and Freshman Seminar. She has worked at Florence Darlington Technical College as Adjunct Professor of Oral Communication Classes. Additionally, as Owner/Operator, she seeks to re-establish Let’s Talk Speech and Language Therapy Services-serving children ages 2 – adulthood in Anderson, SC. She has completed her first book (College Students with Real Issues- Unlocking and Releasing Matters of the Heart – Keepin’ It Real with Dr. Lynnette Richardson) that focuses on the issues college students face that most parents and the general population are unaware of. She has several other visions in the making that are soon to come in this year of Divine Connections and Supernatural Acceleration.