While we are very excited that you’re looking to book with our amazing clinical team, please know that services for Winter 2023 are near capacity. If you are new to CA&STC, please book a “not yet a client” phone appointment below to discuss how to be added to the waitlist and what to do while you’re waiting for services. If you’re an existing client looking to book with your clinician, email or call Jess at the front desk.

Speech Star Camp for Kids 2023 registration opens Feb 8 for current CA&STC clients and Feb 10 for the public. Please refer to our Camp website and Camp FAQ for more details.

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Paige is a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist who graduated from the University of Toronto’s Master of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology, and completed her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience and Psychology at the University of Guelph. She has experience working with a variety of pediatric populations, ranging from infants to teenagers, and has a special interest in the areas of motor speech and AAC (augmentative and alternative communication).

Paige has a passion for client-centred therapy and enjoys building meaningful relationships with her clients. She loves seeing her clients make progress and gain greater confidence in their communication. Paige lives in Guelph with her husband (and hopefully a dog in the near future). When she is not at the clinic, she enjoys hiking and running, reading many books, and trying out new bubble tea flavours.

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Heather is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist in Ontario who has been practicing since 2008. Her background includes early intervention for children requiring various types of therapy, supporting childcare centres to facilitate inclusion, and working with adults with developmental disabilities. These experiences have created a diverse background and passion for working collaboratively and creatively to meet the needs of the client and family.

Heather has been trained in Hanen® It Takes Two to Talk, Target Word, More Than Words, TalkAbility, and Learning Language and Loving It. She has also undergone extensive training for working with children with permanent hearing loss and applying an auditory-verbal therapy approach, including training directly at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa. Heather has additional interest and training in helping clients learn to use Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), and fully supports the Neurodiversity movement and applies these principles while working with autistic children, adults and their families.

Heather received a Master’s degree in Communicative Disorders and Sciences from the University at Buffalo. She is a member of Speech and Audiology Canada (SAC). When she doesn’t have her S-LP hat on, Heather spends time with her husband, twin boys, and their beloved rescue dog. They are often found at the hockey rink in the winter, or at their trailer in the summer!

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Brooke is a registered and certified Speech-Language Pathologist in Ontario. She has a specific concentration in Childhood Apraxia of Speech and motor speech/sequencing disorders. In addition to being Apraxia Kids recognized for Advanced Training in Childhood Apraxia of Speech, she chairs the Motor Speech Interest group for the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA), founded and chairs the Ontario Professional and Parent Education Network for CAS (OPPEN CAS), and lectures throughout Ontario to teach professionals and students about CAS. She has also been a part-time course instructor at Western University in London, Ontario where she taught Developmental Speech Disorders to Year 1 SLP Master Candidates. Brooke also guest lectures at Western University, the University of Toronto, and Georgian College, helping to ensure that more new graduates entering the field of pediatric Speech-Language Pathology have knowledge of CAS and Motor Speech Disorders.

Brooke is a Certified member of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) and licensed by the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). She has been trained in Hanen® It Takes Two to Talk® and Target Word® as well as many therapy approaches including Lidcombe (stuttering treatment), PROMPT (oral-motor techniques), and OPT (Oral Placement Therapy). She has benefitted from one-on-one learning from Nancy Kaufman who has provided extensive and personalized training in the Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol (K-SLP protocol). For a complete list of professional development that Brooke has both undertaken and provided, please click here.

Brooke has a Master of Clinical Science in Speech-Language Pathology degree from the University of Western Ontario (2005) and robust knowledge of the public preschool system in Ontario, the school health support services program, and private sector health care. She has extensive experience working with and leading multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary teams, and a passion for family-centered care. Brooke is known to challenge her clients and help them make remarkable strides in their communication skills, and to balance fun and hard work in all sessions. Brooke has been providing private speech therapy in Guelph and area since 2010.

When not providing speech therapy in Guelph, Brooke can be found with her very supportive husband and three young children, with whom she loves to read, listen, play, bake and make music. She is grateful for her village of support: those who are behind her career, in raising her young family, and are behind the scenes at Childhood Apraxia & Speech Therapy Centre.

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Jess is the Office Administrator for Childhood Apraxia & Speech Therapy Centre.

She has experience working in a variety of healthcare settings, both in clinical and administrative roles. Graduating from the Occupational Therapy program at the University of Toronto in 1998, Jess stepped away from providing direct therapy to focus on raising her own two children.

Jess would be happy to help you by answering questions you might have about the Centre, services, or clinicians here at CA&STC. She manages our phones and intake emails as well as scheduling and payments. If you aren’t sure about something, Jess is the person to ask!

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Isabella has experience with client-centred assessment and treatment in a variety of areas within the pediatric population. Isabella is passionate about building collaborative relationships with families, and ensuring that therapy is functional and engaging for her clients.

Isabella has experience working with children and teens who stutter and was trained in the Comprehensive Stuttering Program at the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research. As well, she has experience working with children with velopharyngeal insufficiency both prior to and following cleft palate repair surgeries. Isabella has special interests motor speech disorders, cleft lip and palate, and bilingualism. She is currently involved in research at the University of Toronto’s Bilingual and Multilingual Development Lab and is a volunteer with Transforming Faces.

Isabella completed her Master of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto. She is currently registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). She is committed to providing excellent service that is evidence-based and centred around the needs of each client and family. Outside of work, you can usually find Isabella reading a book, lounging outside, or cooking!

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