About Aspire Speech Pathology

Skills

Interdisciplinary Skills

Reading and Literacy

Pre-School and School Age Children

Communication After a Stroke

Adult Neurological Swallowing Disorders

Experience

Private Practice

ADHD Clinic

Upper Grand District School Board

Halton Healthcare Services

and more!

Professional Associations

CASLPO

SAC

OSLA

ASHA

IDA

Education

Masters of Art,

Speech Language Pathology

Bachelor of Education

 

Special Education

 

Bachelor of Science

 

Skills

  • Identification, assessment, early intervention speech, language and literacy

  • Customized support for students on Individualized Educational Plans (IEP)

  • Assessment of underlying language skills impacting academic progress

  • Assessment and direct instruction to develop & increase reading skills JK, SK → Elementary

  • Reading comprehension JK → Elementary

  • Identification and teaching of optimal learning strategies

  • Focused approach increasing grade level expectations

  • Curriculum relevant language intervention support

  • Parent training & home programming to facilitate progress

  • Consulting with parents, physicians, & educators

  • Improving articulation & communication skills while building confidence

  • Communication therapy after Stroke

  • Assessment of Swallowing Disorders

  • Family education and counselling of neurological communication & swallowing needs

 

Experience

Consultant Speech Pathologist - Education   

  • Independent Private School JK-Grade 8, Toronto

  • The ADHD Clinic, Toronto

  • Upper Grand District School Board

    • Consultant to teachers to support language and reading skills

    • Assessment of underlying language skills impacting academic progress

    • Consultant for assessment and therapy for students in educational settings

    • Customized support for students on Individualized Educational Plans (IEP)

    • Direct instruction to develop reading fluency & literacy skills JK - SK → Elementary

    • Identification and teaching of optimal learning strategies

 

Clinical Speech Pathologist - Rehabilitation and Acute Care Hospital  

  • Oakville Trafalgar Hospital, Oakville

  • Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital, Burlington

  • Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton

    • Acute Care, emergency, ICU, inpatient, outpatient and Rehabilitation

    • Specialized in stroke communication and neurological swallowing disorders

 

Professional Associations

  • Canadian College of Speech and Hearing Association (CASLPO)

  • Canadian Speech and Hearing Association (SAC)

  • Ontario Speech and Language Association (OSLA)

  • American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA)

  • Member of the International Dyslexia Association

 

Education

B.Sc.

B.Ed.

M.A.SLP