Speech-Language Pathologists

Melanie Roy speech language pathologist
Melanie Roy

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.Sc.S (ORT) Reg. CASLPO

Melanie completed her Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Ottawa in 2004. Since then, Melanie has provided her SLP services in school settings in the Ottawa area as well as New Brunswick for over 10 years. Her time spent working in that environment has enabled her to develop a proficiency with respect to the impact of language difficulties on school learning. Her previous work experience has allowed her to support children (often from bilingual households) that possess difficulties with language comprehension, expressive language, reading, writing, articulation and stuttering. She also provided services in her own private practice in New Brunswick for nearly four years.

Over the course of her career, Melanie has had the opportunity to offer several workshops for teachers and parents, something she cherishes deeply. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her two children and husband.

Melissa Groulx speech-language pathologist
Mélissa Groulx

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.Sc.S (ORT) Reg. CASLPO

Mélissa holds a Bachelor in Health Science with a minor in Psychology and has completed her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Ottawa in 2016. She also has her It Takes Two to Talk® Certification for speech-language pathologists from The Hanen Centre and recently completed her ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) certificate from The Geneva Centre.
 
Since becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist, Mélissa has offered services to toddlers, preschool and school-aged children with speech and language delays, language-based learning difficulties (dyslexia, dysorthographia) and physical and developmental delays such as Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders. Mélissa discovered her passion for ASD during her internship at Camp été fou, a summer camp that seeks to enhance the development of social interaction and communication skills of children with ASD. Since then, she has been working with many children with autism at the ABC Pediatric Clinic and at a weekly program, Sam-dit Turbos offered by Société franco-ontarienne de l’autisme. Working with kids with autism has really become a passion of hers on this new adventure as a Speech-Language Pathologist!

Caroline st-jean
Caroline St-Jean

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.H.Sc, S-LP, Reg. CASLPO

For the past five years, Caroline has worked in an inclusive school setting in Alberta. During that time, she provided a variety of services (such as assessment, group and individual therapy sessions, consultation, modelling and presentations/training) for school staff and children between the ages of 3 and 21 attending francophone schools throughout Alberta. She has also attended a range of professional development courses in order to provide the best services for children with Complex Communication needs. Starting her seventh year as a Speech-Language Pathologist, Caroline loves diversity and enjoys facing challenges. She is always seeking to enrich her knowledge of literacy, augmentative and alternative communication and multidisciplinary collaboration, which constitutes her professional interests.

monic breton speech-language pathologist
Monic Breton

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.O.A., Reg. CASLPO

Monic is a bilingual (French-English) clinician who has been practicing Speech-Language Pathology for 25 years. She has provided services to children of all ages as part of a multidisciplinary team in a Children’s Treatment Centre in Northern Ontario and then worked with toddlers and preschoolers in a Preschool Speech and Language Program.

During her career, Monic has worked with children presenting with developmental delays, acquired brain injury, cerebral palsy, autism spectrum disorder, learning disabilities, articulation delays, hearing loss, childhood apraxia of speech and feeding difficulties.

As a mother of three young adults, Monic understands the importance of parents’ role in their children’s development and encourages the parents’ involvement in all aspects of intervention. Monic engages children in fun and relevant activities to help them improve their oral and/or written communication skills.

alexandra allard speech language pathologist
Alexandra Allard

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.H.Sc., S-LP (C), Reg. CASLPO

Alexandra holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a minor in Linguistics and has completed her Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Ottawa in 2018. Alexandra is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. She also obtained the Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) Clinical Certification in 2018. She has experience assessing and offering intervention to preschool and school-aged children.

 

Alexandra has a particular interest in language delays (language comprehension and expressive language), articulation/phonological disorders, pragmatic skills (social) and literacy skills (reading and writing). She loves working with preschoolers and elementary school-aged children! Alexandra takes a family-centred approach when creating treatment plans. She believes that family collaboration is key for a successful intervention! She enjoys expanding her knowledge of the field and further developing her clinical skills by collaborating with other professionals, keeping up to date with current evidence-based research, and attending workshops. Alexandra provides services in both French and English.

Amelie charlebois speech language pathologist
Amélie Charlebois

Speech-Language Pathologist
M.H.Sc., S-LP, Reg. CASLPO

Amélie holds a bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and completed her Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Ottawa in 2019. She is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. During her studies, Amélie worked as an educator assistant with children aged 4 to 12 where she discovered her passion for working with children.

 

Amélie has experience assessing and offering intervention to preschool and elementary school-aged children with speech and language delays and language-based learning difficulties (dyslexia, dysorthographia). She also has experience working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder which she acquired during her placement at Camp d’été fou, a summer camp that seeks to develop social communication skills and high-level language skills. In the future, Amélie plans on attending various professional workshops, particularly in speech and literacy, in order to enrich her knowledge and skill set. She offers services in French and English.

Chloe fadel speech language pathologist
Chloé Fadel

Speech-Language Pathologist
M.P.O., S-LP., Reg. CASLPO

Chloé strives to make therapy fun and enjoyable for everyone! She believes in the value of involving parents in every step of the process by providing them with tools, strategies, and activities that can be used at home in order to increase treatment efficacy. Chloé is a bilingual therapist who offers services in both French and English. She enjoys working with preschool and school-aged children and her areas of interest are language delays, stuttering and articulation & phonology. She is certified to offer the Lidcombe Program, a behavioural treatment for children who stutter. She also has a particular interest in multilingual populations and has contributed to research focused on language development of bilingual children.

 

Chloé has practiced in schools and public health, having offered services to children with speech and language delays, as well as having provided parental coaching and early intervention to families of children with autism. She has a Master’s degree in speech-language pathology from the University of Montreal. 

Jessica Gwilliam  speech language pathologist
Jessica Gwilliam

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.Sc. (A), SLP(C), Reg. CASLPO

Jessica graduated with her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from McGill University in 2012. She has worked as an in home SLP providing services to families who have children with ASD and other developmental delays. She has also worked as a SLP in the school system in Alberta supporting rural communities in accessing needed services. Jessica offers services to preschool and school aged children in the areas of language, articulation/phonology, fluency, AAC, and social language skills. She strongly believes in supporting families to help their children reach their potential.

Jessica enjoys spending time with her husband, daughter, and dog visiting the many trails Ottawa has to offer.

Anika talukder speech language pathologist
Anika Talukder

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.Sc. (A) S-LP, Reg. CASLPO

Anika holds a Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences from the University of Ottawa and has completed her Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology at McGill University. Anika has experience assessing and offering speech-language intervention to toddlers, preschoolers, and school-aged children with various profiles, such as ADHD, ODD and ASD. Her areas of interest include language delays, social communication, articulation, literacy, AAC and early language stimulation. Anika has experience providing parent training and running early language stimulation groups. Prior to completing her Master’s Anika worked as a child-care educator for 4 years both in the Ottawa and Montreal region. She believes in individualistic, play-based intervention and a family-centered approach. Anika enjoys expanding her knowledge of the field and ensuring up-to-date evidence-based practice by attending workshops, webinars and collaborating with other professionals. 

 

Anika can also speak Bengali and enjoys travelling in her spare time!

Shahrazad Hassan communicative disorders assistant
Shahrazad Hassan

Speech-Language Pathologist

M.H.Sc., S-LP, Reg. CASLPO

Shahrazad holds an honours bachelor’s degree with specialization in psychology and has completed her Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Ottawa. 

Shahrazad has experience assessing and offering intervention to preschool children with expressive and receptive language delays. Her particular areas of interest are children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, articulation/phonological disorders and language delays. She is passionate about working with children with communication difficulties and strives to teach parents how to become your child’s most important language teacher.

She wishes to pursue a career where she integrates evidence-based treatment approaches with the pediatric population. She plans on attending workshops focusing on multidimensional approach to speech production delays and disorders. Shahrazad is a bilingual therapist who offers services in both French and English.