A Team Passionate About Speech

 

About Us

SpeechAim is a dedicated team of licensed and experienced S-LPs who offer hands-on practice. We aim to deliver the best care by offering assessments and unique plans tailored to each client. We provide on-going communication with families and practical detailed hand-outs for home practice to continue the care even after sessions.

We know that the ability to communicate your wants and needs is the most important aspect to quality of life. Whether through the use of aids or direct speech, we understand the difficulties involved and are committed to providing the highest level of care possible. When necessary we also work together as a team to review cases and provide feedback to each other.


Experienced & Highly
Trained Therapists

Innovative & Current
Evidence Based Techniques

Multi-Lingual Therapy:
Hebrew, English, Russian

Family-Centered
Approach

Extended Hours
(Weekends & Evenings)
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Angelina Pinhasov

Speech-Language Pathologist,
Hons. B.A., M.H.Sc., S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO

Angelina is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with a Master of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Toronto. She is also a summa cum laude graduate of the Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree from York University, specializing in Psychology.

 

Angelina is dedicated to providing evidence-based and family-centered care to maximize a client's communicative potential. Her clinical experience includes providing assessment, consultation, treatment, and parent training in client homes, daycares, public schools, hospitals, and community centers. She has worked with pediatric and adult clients in the areas of articulation/phonology, receptive and expressive language, motor speech, fluency/stuttering, literacy, voice, swallowing, and social-communication skills. Her range of experience includes assessing and treating individuals with various diagnoses and disorders such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, developmental delay, learning disability, dysarthria, apraxia, aphasia, and dementia, as well as implementing Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) tools for clients with multi needs.

Angelina uses a personalized and functional approach to therapy through collaboration with family members, health professionals, and the educational team. She is trained in Hanen's 'It Takes Two to Talk' program for early language development, 'Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) Level 1' for children with autism, 'Lidcombe Program' and 'Fluency Plus' for preschool and school-aged children with stuttering, as well as 'Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA)'.

Angelina is a fluent speaker of English, Hebrew, and Russian, and has basic understanding of Spanish and American Sign Language (ASL). She can provide speech and language services in the York Region area, including Richmond Hill, King City, Aurora, and Newmarket.

Dain Hong

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

Dain is a CASLPO-registered and SAC-certified speech language pathologist. She received from the University of Toronto both a Master’s of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology and a Bachelor of Arts in linguistics and education.

Her clinical experience has gained depth through work in hospitals, clinics, schools, client homes, and more recently, through teletherapy. Dain’s expertise lies in articulation, voice intervention, social communication, fluency treatment, and neurological rehabilitation.

 

Dain’s educational and clinical background has taken her to Beijing, China as an English teacher and then to Kisumu, Kenya as an NGO-based speech-language therapist and a conference speaker. Her additional international exposure to the languages and cultures of Spain, Thailand, Japan and South Korea has honed her awareness to articulatory differences and interaction styles. These diverse influences have equipped Dain to respond effectively to the varying needs of clients in the GTA.

Through her years of practice as a SLP, Dain has become efficient in prioritizing goals, maximizing session value, and providing relevant home practice for continued progress. She also actively explores innovative evidence-based approaches through regular professional development activities, and discovers new techniques through reflective practice.

Dain is proficient in Korean, in addition to English, and can provide services in both languages.

Eliana Zalcman

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

Eliana received her Master of Health Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Toronto and is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). Prior to that, Eliana graduated summa cum laude with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from York University.

 

Eliana's clinical experiences and training have allowed her to develop skills in assessing and treating children and adults with various speech, language and swallowing disorders. Specifically, Eliana has clinical experience in the areas of receptive and expressive language delay, articulation/phonology, accent reduction, motor speech, literacy, social communication skills and swallowing. Additionally, she has training in Hanen's "It Takes Two to Talk" - a family-focused early language intervention program, as well PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) - a tactile-kinesthetic approach to speech therapy.

Eliana is passionate about helping clients and their families reach their communication goals and strives to provide fun and personalized sessions. She is bilingual and can provide therapy services in English and Spanish. Her range of service areas includes Thornhill, Maple, Richmond Hill, North York and Markham.

Gabriella Baldwin

Speech-Language Pathologist,
MS, CCC-SLP, Reg. CASLPO

Gabriella is a certified bilingual (English and Russian) Speech-Language Pathologist who received her Master of Science at Adelphi University in New York and completed her Bachelor of Arts at Queens College in New York as well. Additionally, she completed the Bilingual Extension Institute at Teachers College, Columbia University. She is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) as well as the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).

 

Gabriella is passionate about creating client and family-centered therapy to help motivate and support everyone to achieve their goals. She enjoys working with children of all ages and uses evidence-based practice in her therapy to help clients reach their communication goals, and carryover their newly acquired skills into their everyday lives.

Gabriella has experience working with phonological disorders, articulation disorders, expressive and receptive language delays, vocabulary building, pragmatic skills, and tailors therapy to each child's individual needs. She works with clients in Thornhill, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Maple, Jefferson, Woodbridge, and Kleinburg.

Jennifer Kramreither

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

Jennifer received her Master of Health Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Toronto, and she is a registered member with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).

Jennifer has clinical experience with assessment and providing intervention for various speech, language, communication, and swallowing concerns. She is certified in It Takes Two to Talk The Hanen Program, and in Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia. Jennifer approaches assessment and intervention in a holistic manner and with a client-centered focus, so that the intervention goals are specific and relevant to the client's needs. She works with clients in North York, Thornhill, Richmond Hill, and Markham areas.

 

Cadence Ip

Speech-Language Pathologist BMSc., MSc., Reg. CASLPO 

Cadence is a registered member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). She received her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from McMaster University. As well, Cadence completed a Bachelor of Medical Sciences degree at Western University, with a double major in physiology and pharmacology.

Cadence is passionate about evidence-based practice and ensuring her clients are given opportunities to achieve their personal goals. She has a variety of experiences in providing assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders to a diverse range of clients.

 

Cadence has worked with clients who may have difficulties in the areas of expressive and receptive language, articulation and phonological disorders, and social communication. Cadence values collaborating with caregivers and interdisciplinary team members to promote client-centred care. As well, Cadence aims to target functional goals and personalizes activities to suit each individual.

Cadence offers services in English and is conversant in Cantonese. She is currently providing services within York Region.

Reema P

Speech-Language Pathologist Maslp Baslp, Reg. CASLPO

Reema Pujari is a registered Speech Language Pathologist with a Masters Degree from Manipal University, India. She has worked in various settings that include schools, clinics, rehabilitation centers, hospitals and client homes. She has developed and implemented individualized and group therapy for preschool and elementary school children with language delays, articulation disorders and hearing loss. Reema has a diverse array of skills in assessing and treating clients with Autism Spectrum Disorders, including addressing sensory, behavioural and motor aspects. She has provided support to clients with neurogenic disorders using Augmentative and Alternative Communication Systems (AAC).

Reema has developed and led workshops designed to educate parents, caregivers, teachers) about speech-language disorders, impact on academics and social behavior, and strategies for skill development.

 

Reema also has experience working with the geriatric population suffering from Stroke and Dysphagia. Assessed and treated adults with impairments in speech, language and cognition. Reema is a dedicated SLP who has excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Reema speaks English, Hindi, Marathi and Tulu, and provides speech therapy services in the Brampton and Mississauga regions.

Julie Cohn

Speech-Language Pathologist

Julie Cohn is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist and is certified by Speech-Language and Audiology Canada, an accreditation which indicates that Julie has met the standard of knowledge set by SLPs across Canada. Julie holds a Master of Clinical Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Western Ontario and a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Science from the University of British Columbia.

Julie has presented her work at such venues as the Internationally Educated Professionals Conference, and has contributed poster presentations at conferences among researchers in the Speech-Language Pathology field.

 

Julie has also participated a variety of workshops, including Bystander Intervention Training, UnConference at the Canadian Centre for Diversity & Inclusion, Fostering 2SLGBTQIA Inclusive Environments, The Toronto Voice Course, and the Art Heals Health Heals Art Symposium.

Julie’s current and prior practice include intervention in the areas of articulation/accent modification, voice, fluency, professional communication, language rehabilitation, and swallowing. Julie has worked in a variety of settings, including various hospitals, clinics, school boards, and in private practice.

Additionally, Julie has over 30 years’ training and experience as a professional actor, director, play and screen writer, and theatre creator. In her leisure time, Julie enjoys skiing, travelling, trying new foods, and dancing.

Charla-Maye Cooper

Speech-Language Pathologist Hons. B.A., M.H.Sc., S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO

Charla-Maye is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist from the Caribbean island of Jamaica. She graduated with a Master of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Toronto. She also graduated with a certificate in Speech and language Sciences from Brock University and magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts with Honours degree in Communication Management with a minor in Marketing from Saint Leo University (Florida).

Charla-Maye began her career in British Columbia in 2017 where she has worked with adults and children with various diagnoses including Cerebral Palsy, Autism Spectrum Disorder, William’s Syndrome etc.

 

Her clinical experience includes a broad range of areas such as language facilitation, fluency, speech sound disorders, swallowing, acquired language disorders, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), social communication, accent reduction and apraxia of speech.

She has received additional training in Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA), Lidcombe through the Montreal Fluency Centre for children 6 and under with fluency disorders, and in the Comprehensive Stuttering Program through the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR) for school - aged to adult clients. She is also trained in Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT) level 1 to support clients with motor speech disorders and is certified by Hanen for both "More Than Words" and "It Takes Two To Talk."

Charla-Maye enjoys partnering with families and individuals to empower them to reach their communication goals especially through learning strategies they can apply in everyday life.

Charla-Maye is a fluent speaker of English and she also speaks Jamaican Patois. She is available for virtual services anywhere within Ontario.

  Some people have a way with words. A speech-language pathologist has a way with people to help them find their way with words.

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