Speech-Language Pathologist, Clinic Director

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

Award of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation 2015 Nominee Kindrey Rowland Health Care Provider of the Year Presented by the Ontario Brain Injury Association

Kindrey Rowland is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and Clinic Director. Kindrey founded the Orangeville Speech & Language Clinic, a dynamic and family focused private practice, in 1996.

Kindrey is an award winning Speech-Language Pathologist, graduating first in her class both academically and clinically in 1995. Kindrey was selected by the Ontario Brain Injury Association as a provincial nominee for the Award of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation – Health Care Provider of the Year 2015 and 2020. Kindrey is a dedicated full-time therapist as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor (Adjunct) at McMaster University.

Kindrey received her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Western Ontario in 1995 and her Bachelor of Science in Biology & Psychology from McMaster University in 1992. She has 25 years of clinical experience providing services to children and adults with communication needs. Kindrey holds her national certification with Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) and she is a member of The Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA).

Kindrey has a special interest in providing community based cognitive-communication assessment, treatment and consultation to children and adults with acquired brain injury. She was chair of OSLA’s Acquired Brain Injury Interest Group from 2012- 2018 and is a member of OSLA’s Auto Insurance Interest Group. Kindrey is a founder and Co-Chair of the Headwaters Acquired Brain Injury Group (HABI), a local support group under the umbrella of the Ontario Brain Injury Association. She is also a member of the Ontario Rehab Alliance (ORA).

Kindrey has extensive experience working with children and adults with complex communication needs. Areas of practice include speech (e.g., apraxia and phonological disorders), preschool and school-age language, (e.g., reading, writing, speaking, listening), stuttering, swallowing and cognitive-communication disorders.

Kindrey is committed to professional development and has also achieved:

  • PROMPT Level 1 Certification
  • PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System)
  • Individual Authorizer ADP (Assistive Devices Program)
  • Lidcombe Program of Early Stuttering Intervention (training with Lidcombe founders at the University of Sydney and at the Montreal Fluency Centre)
  • Autism SLP Certificate Training, Geneva Centre
  • Hanen It Takes Two to Talk
  • Hanen More than Words – Communication and Social Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Please contact Kindrey for her full resume outlining her extensive list of advanced coursework in the area of acquired brain injury and stroke rehabilitation

Kindrey lives with her husband and daughter in Orangeville. She enjoys travelling, technology, going to “book club” and teaching her new dog some old tricks!