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Speech-Language Pathologists


Caterina Minaudo - Speech-Language Pathologist

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

Caterina Minaudo is a registered speech-language pathologist with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. She is certified with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC), an internationally recognized organization whose accreditation indicates that she has met the standard of knowledge set by SLPs across Canada. Caterina is also a member of the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (OSLA). Caterina completed her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology degree at the University of Alberta. She also holds an Honours Bachelor of Science (majoring in Biology and Psychology) from the University of Toronto.


Caterina’s clinical experience includes a range of community, clinic and hospital work. She has provided services as part of a multidisciplinary team providing adult assessment and intervention in a stroke rehabilitation outpatient unit. Caterina has an interest in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and has experience programming and training adult clients and care partners on how to use these devices. She additionally serves the pediatric population both in clinic and school populations. She is a Hanen certified More Than Words® instructor and has non-violent crisis prevention training. Caterina provides services to clients within the Greater Toronto area.


Dayna Maitre - Speech-Language Pathologist

M.A. CCC-SLP Reg. CASLPO

Dayna Maitre received her Master of Arts in Speech Language Pathology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, after completing her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders, with a Minor in Psychology. Dayna is a registered Speech Language Pathologist with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario, as well as with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.


Dayna has clinical experience with pediatric and adult assessment and treatment of a wide range of areas of Speech Language Pathology. She has provided services in acute care, short term rehabilitation care, long term rehabilitation care, outpatient, and preschool settings. She has treated clients in group and individual settings, as well as co-treatments with other disciplines. Dayna spent over 2 years in a skilled rehabilitation facility providing assessment and treatment of speech, language, and swallowing disorders to adults with strokes, head injuries, and dementia.


At Rehab First, Dayna is enthusiastic about her profession, and dedicated to helping her clients. Dayna provides services in all areas of Speech-Language Pahthology to the Windsor-Essex County area.

 

Joanne Brotman - Speech-Language Pathologist

M. Cl. Sc. SLP, Reg. CASLPO

Joanne Brotman is a registered speech-language pathologist with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). She has earned her Master of Clinical Science in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Western Ontario, after completing her Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Psychology at Carleton University. She is based in the Hamilton and surrounding area at Rehab First Inc.


Joanne’s clinical experience includes working in the acute care hospital setting providing the assessment and management of a variety of speech, language, cognitive and swallowing disorders in the adult and geriatric population. Joanne also acts as a resource for her clients and their families in order to promote awareness of communication strategies for the re-integration of individuals into their communities.


Lisa Johnson - Speech-Language Pathologist

M.Sc., SLP Reg. CASLPO

Lisa is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with Rehab First Inc. and is based in Kitchener-Waterloo. She earned her Bachelor of Science with Honours in Psychology from the University of Guelph in 2008, a post-graduate certificate as a Communication Disorders Assistant (CDA) from Georgian College in 2009, and completed her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio in 2012. She is a member of the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA) and of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).


Lisa’s experience includes assessment and treatment of pediatric, adolescent, and adult clients to address a range of congenital and acquired speech, language, and swallowing concerns, including articulation, fluency, voice, cognitive communication, language development, aphasia, apraxia, and dysarthria. She is always willing to explore creative options to meet her clients’ needs through the provision of compensatory strategies, rehabilitative activities and exercises, and caregiver training. Lisa is able to speak, read, and write in French to serve her clients.


Nadia Torrieri - Speech-Language Pathologist

M. Cl. Sc. SLP, Reg. CASLPO

Nadia Torrieri is a registered speech-language pathologist with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. She earned both her Bachelor of Health Sciences (Honors Specialization in Health Sciences) and her Master of Clinical Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders (Speech-Language Pathology) at the University of Western Ontario. Nadia is a certified member of the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists.


Nadia’s practical experience includes a wide range of community work. She has experience with adult and geriatric assessment and intervention in communication stroke rehabilitation, as well as dysphagia assessment and management. She was also involved with the pediatric population within the school health support system, Nadia provides services to clients within the London area. Nadia also has basic comprehension of Italian.

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