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Speech Language Pathology Consultants (SLPs) 

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Jennifer Tai, M.Cl.Sc., Reg. CASLPO
Speech Language Pathologist

 

Highlight of Qualification:

  • College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (CASLPO)

  • Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC)

  • The Hanen Centre – It Takes Two to Talk® Certification, More Than Words®Certification, Target Word® Certification

  • PROMPT certified

  • Trained in LSVT Loud for kids, focusing on speech and voice treatment for children.

  • Trained in The Lidcombe Program and Fluency Plus, both designed for the treatment of stuttering in different age groups.

  • Trained in Naturally Language Acquisition and Gestalt Language Processing, emphasizing meaningful speech

Experience and Approach

Jennifer Tai holds a Master of Clinical Science in Speech Language Pathology from Western University and has been practicing as an SLP since 2020. Before that, she worked as a Communicative Disorders Assistant for three years, gaining valuable experience in the field. As a neurodiversity affirming SLP with knowledge and training in Natural Language Acquisition and Gestalt Language Processing, , Jennifer believes that every child is unique and should be encouraged to be themselves. Her therapy approach is child-centered, focusing on their strengths and interests.

Jennifer's deep understanding of natural language acquisition and gestalt language processing allows her to tailor language goals to suit the individual needs of each child. She excels in various areas, including articulation and phonology, language development, early intervention, caregiver coaching, and literacy support. Furthermore, Jennifer is trained in myofunctional therapy and can assess and provide therapy for orofacial myofunctional disorders. This helps promote proper tongue posture, nasal breathing, and lip seal, contributing to overall communication and oral health.

Collaboration with Glowing Growth

Jennifer Tai is enthusiastic about collaborating with Glowing Growth Autism Services and working closely with the families at our center. Her expertise in speech and language therapy, combined with our comprehensive approach to autism services, ensures that children with ASD receive well-rounded and individualized support.

Jennifer conducts 1-1 speech therapy at Glowing Growth Autism Services alongside with the present of a member from the ABA clinical team.

Through this partnership, we aim to enhance communication skills, address speech and language challenges, and empower children to express themselves effectively. Together, we create a path toward brighter communication and meaningful progress for every child in our care.

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Winnie Shum, M.Cl.Sc., Reg. CASLPO
Speech Language Pathologist

 

Highlight of Qualification:

College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (CASLPO)

Ontario Speech and Language Association (OSLA)

The Hanen Centre – It Takes Two to Talk® Certification, More Than Words®Certification, Talkability® Certification

The Lidcombe Program

PROMPT certified

Individual Authorizer with AAC clinic experience

Winnie is a tri-lingual (English, Mandarin, Cantonese) speech language pathologist registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (CASLPO) . She is passionate about her job and helping others. She is committed to supporting her clients and their families wherever they are in their journey. Her experiences and interests include working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, articulation and phonological delays, expressive and receptive language delays, social communication, parent training and much more. She also has experience working in various settings such as private clinics, children’s treatment centers, client’s homes and in schools.

 

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Eileen Hong, M.H.Sc., S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO
Speech Language Pathologist

 

Highlight of Qualifications:

- College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists (CASLPO)

- PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) certified 

- Trained in the Hanen Centre's "It Takes Two to Talk" program

Eileen has an Honours Bachelor of Arts, Specialist degree in Psycholinguistics and a Master of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Toronto. Eileen has collaborated with clients, families, and interdisciplinary professionals to provide speech, language, and social communication services to children and adults of various cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

 

She works extensively with children with autism spectrum disorder providing assessment and intervention. Eileen also has experience working with preschool and school-age children with disorders and delays in articulation, expressive and receptive language, motor speech, fluency, social skills, reading, writing, and cognitive communication. She has received training in Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets (PROMPT) and Hanen Centre’s, “It Takes Two to Talk” program. 

Eileen uses comprehensive, evidence-based treatment approaches that are tailored to each individual. Her approach is client and family-centered and she strives to provide therapy that is effective and engaging. 

Collaboration with Glowing Growth 

Winnie and Eileen, dedicated Speech and Language Pathologists (SLPs), collaborate closely with Glowing Growth Autism Services to provide specialized support to children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Their roles involve consulting with the ABA team to facilitate goal setting and conducting assessments to evaluate each learner's language and speech abilities. Through this partnership, Winnie and Eileen contribute their expertise to ensure that ABA interventions are tailored to address the unique communication needs of each child, fostering optimal progress and development in both speech and behavior. Together, they enrich the support system that empowers children with ASD to reach their full potential.

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