Our Team

Kim Bennett, M.Cl.Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Owner & Speech-Language Pathologist

Since 2000, Kim has been passionately working with young children. In 2012, Kim became a Speech-Language Pathologist and works in a variety of settings with children with a variety of needs. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Waterloo, and a Masters in Clinical Science from Western University.

 

She has since received additional training in the following areas:

  • Introduction to PROMPT

  • Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol

  • Hanen parent training programs (It Takes Two to Talk, Target Word, More Than Words, TalkAbility)

  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

  • Lidcombe Program (for young children who stutter)

  • Individual Authorizer through the Assistive Devices Program (ADP)

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) such as Proloquo2Go

  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA)

Kelly Read, M.H.Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist

Since 2000, Kelly has been working with children and has been a speech-language pathologist since 2013. She knew she was destined to find a career working with children; it is just too much fun! She has worked in various settings with children of all ages and who have a range of needs. Kelly has first-hand experience working with several school boards in and around the Ottawa area. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Ottawa and a Master of Health Science from Macquarie University in New South Wales, Australia.


She has since received additional training in the following areas:

  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS

  • Lidcombe Program (for young children who stutter)

  • Individual Authorizer through the Assistive Devices Program (ADP)

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) such as Proloquo2Go

  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech

  • Behaviour Management Systems (BMS)

  • Social Thinking and Context Blindness

  • The Zones of Regulation (a curriculum designed to foster self-regulation and emotional control)

Courtney Barton, OT Reg. (Ont.)

Occupational Therapist

Courtney completed her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Queen’s University. Prior to achieving her master’s degree, she graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics. Courtney is licensed by the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario.

Courtney’s career experiences include school-based and private OT services for children and youth. She is a motivated and passionate OT who strives to enable people of all ages to live to their full potential. Courtney has a high degree of concentration for the development of fine and gross motor skills, self-regulation and sensory processing. It is her belief that each person is unique and their core values and motivation differ from others. Courtney strives to capitalize on an individual’s strengths and empower children to build on their weaknesses.

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