Diana Lawson, owner of Above and Beyond of the Upstate, received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Carolina Upstate in 2005.


   After graduation, she worked in various settings with young children. In early 2011, she started her career as an Early Interventionist in Greenville county.  


   Over the past six years, she has come to the realization that her greatest desire was to enhance the lives of special needs children and their families. 

Rebecca Cohen, Early Interventionist,

   Martha Keaton, Early Interventionist of Above and Beyond of the Upstate received her Bachelors of Arts in Journalism and Masters of Education in Special Education. 

After teaching in a Preschool Special Education classroom for 10 years, she chose to leave the public school to work with infants and smaller children. 

Martha is committed to providing quality professional services to parents, serving as a resource and to ensure each child reaches his or her full potential. 

Lauren Ammermann, Early Interventionist, graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2010.  Lauren has been working as an Early Interventionist since 2013 and has helped many children exceed expectations.


Lauren enjoys working with families and seeing children meet their goals. She also enjoys working with all of the wonderful therapy providers in the area.


In addition to being an EI, Lauren is a wife and mommy which makes her work so meaningful. Everyone deserves to succeed.  

Above and Beyond of the Upstate | Early Intervention Services | Greenville, SC