Speech-Language Pathologist

M.Sc., M.Cl.Sc., S-LP(C), CCC-SLP, Reg. CASLPO

Jennifer Wilson is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). She has her national certification with the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA). She is a member of the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA). Jennifer is a member of the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).

Jennifer received her Master of Clinical Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Western Ontario in 2003. Jennifer has 19 years of clinical experience providing services to children and adults with communication needs. She is a clinical supervisor for Speech-Language Pathology Masters’ students from the University of Toronto and the University of Western Ontario as well as a supervisor for Communicative Disorders Assistant Students from Georgian College.

Jennifer has extensive experience working with children with complex needs including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Global Developmental Delay and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Jennifer has a special interest in motor speech disorders, social communication, and augmentative and alternative communication. Other areas of practice include pre-school and school-age language and literacy, articulation, as well as feeding and swallowing disorders.

Jennifer enjoys providing assessment and therapy services to families, as well as collaborating with teachers, rehabilitation professionals, and other community care providers.

Jennifer has extensive experience in early language facilitation techniques, and holds certification with Hanen in “It Takes Two to Talk”, “Target Word”, Learning Language and Loving It”, and “ABC and Beyond”. Jennifer is committed to professional development and has additional training in:

  • DIR®/Floortime
  • More Than Words (Communication and Social Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder)
  • PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System)
  • The Kaufman Approach
  • iPad apps for communication

A sample of other professional development courses include: “Helping Young Children Learn Language and Literacy Skills”, “Techniques for Sensory Processing Integration” and “Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Considerations for Assessment, Goal Setting and Therapeutic Intervention”.

Jennifer has extensive experience working with adults who have speech and language difficulties in areas such as aphasia, dysarthria, apraxia, stuttering and voice as a result of various conditions including; stroke, dementia and developmental disabilities. Jennifer enjoys working with adults to improve their quality of life by helping to problem-solve their communication needs.

Jennifer lives with her two children in Hillsburgh. She is passionate about her work, her family and travelling.