Your dedicated team of
Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders staff
All About Communication was founded by Hannah and Christina in 2014 after years of talking about how to provide exceptional speech and language services to Durham Region. Christina, a Speech-Language Pathologist, and Hannah, a Communicative Disorders Assistant, met years before when Hannah provided speech and language therapy to her son and Christina was completing her qualifications as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Fast-forward to today and All About Communication has grown to include a close and collaborative team of Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants who are committed to providing the best speech and language therapy to their families.
It starts with a fantastic team!
Meet our team
Christina Lochrie, BSc (Hons), MHSc, SLP, Reg. CASLPO
Co-Owner, Clinical Director, Speech-Language Pathologist
Christina is a graduate of the University of Toronto, Master of Health Science program in Speech and Language Pathology. She is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario and a member of the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists. She has experience in client centred assessment and treatment in a variety of service areas with a focus in motor-speech disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Christina has training in a number of evidence based therapy programs for children and adults with speech disorders including PROMPT and The Kauffman Speech to Language Protocol. Other training includes: DIR Floortime® for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Proloquo2Go™, Picture Exchange System (PECS)™, and LAMP Words for Life™. Christina continually upgrades her training through workshops and staying current with recent research developments. When Christina is not working you can find her hitting the trails with her puppy.
Hannah-Hansson, ECE, EA, CDA, Reg. CDAAC
Co-Owner, Clinical Manager, Communicative Disorders Assistant
Hannah Hansson is an Owner and Clinical Manager. Hannah graduated from Durham College’s Communicative Disorders Assistant program with Honours and is a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada. Hannah has an educational background in Early Childhood Educational as well as an Educational Assistant. Hannah is certified in American Sign Language and has advanced training in other Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) systems. Hannah also has education and experience in Kauffman Speech to Language Protocol and Gestalt Language Processing. You can enjoy seeing Hannah on our Instagram and Facebook pages sharing speech and language information.
Kayla Neil, BA (Hons), MHSc, Reg. CASLPO
Clinical Manager, Speech-Language Pathologist
Kayla graduated from the University of Toronto Master of Health Science in Speech and Language Pathology program. She is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario and a member of the Speech-Language & Audiology Canada. Kayla also received her post-graduate certificate at Durham College in the Communicative Disorders Assistant Program. She has experience in client-centered assessment and treatment in various service areas focusing on literacy, articulation/motor speech, early language, fluency, and working with autistic children. Kayla’s role at All About Communication also includes educating and mentoring current SLP students and recent SLP graduates. Kayla continually upgrades her training through workshops and staying current with recent research developments. Some training includes Practical Tips and Techniques for Successful Articulation Remediation, Cycles for Phonology, Let’s Hear it for R!, Considerations in Assessment and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech, Best Treatment Practices for Preschool and School-Aged Children with Motor Speech Disorders, Digging Deeper: A Practical in-depth look at motor speech assessment and therapy, Evaluation and Intervention Practices for Preschool Children Who Stutter, DIR 101: An Introduction to DIR® and DIRFloortime®, Inside Out Sensory Certificate Program, and The Meaningful Speech Couse (for Gestalt Language Processors). When Kayla isn’t at work, you can find her working out at the gym or spending time with her family.
Sheree Owen, BA Hons, CDA Hons, Reg. CDAAC
Clinical Manager, Communicative Disorders Assistant
Sheree is a graduate of Brock University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Language Science. She furthered her education at Durham College obtaining a post-graduate certificate from the Communicative Disorders Assistant Program. Sheree has worked with a variety of different populations including preschool, school-age, and adults in the areas of expressive and receptive language, articulation, fluency, pragmatics, literacy and augmentative and alternative communication. Sheree has had training in Picture Exchange Communication System™ Level 1, American Sign Language Level 1, DIR Floortime™ and is skilled in programming and using LAMP Words for Life™. Currently, Sheree is in the process of completing her training to become a Certified PLAY Consultant to deliver evidence-based, intensive early intervention to families and young children with Autism. Sheree is committed to continuing to further her education to provide exceptional service to her clients. When you call us, Sheree is the cheerful voice on the other end of the line!
Lindsey Hurley, BA, CDA, Reg. CDAAC
Content Creator, Communicative Disorders Assistant
Lindsey is a graduate from Wilfrid Laurier University with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. She then went on to complete her post-graduate certificate as a Communicative Disorders Assistant at Durham College. Lindsey is a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada (CDAAC). She is currently in the process of completing her training to become a Certified PLAY Consultant to deliver evidence-based, intensive early intervention to families and young children with Autism. Lindsey loves working with all of her clients and families at All About Communication and is always looking for new and exciting activities to incorporate into her sessions. You can see Lindsey’s amazing content creations on our social media posts!
Emma Kelly, BSc (Hons), MHSc, SLP, Reg. CASLPO
Emma completed her Bachelor of Science in Psychology, an undergraduate degree, at Trent University. From there, she continued to complete her Masters of Health Sciences in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto. She is a general member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). Emma has always been passionate about working with children and was excited to begin her career with All About Communication. The rewarding journey involved in supporting someone in accessing a means of communication that is functional for them, is one Emma knew she wanted to be a part of. Emma works hard to ensure that each of her clients gets the most out of their therapy sessions through a thoughtful balance of work and play. Emma looks forward to expanding her knowledge of speech and language practices and implementing such strategies into sessions with her clients. Emma has recently completed the Inside Out: Sensory Certificate program and the necessary training to become a PLAY Project Consultant. She continues to expand her knowledge base surrounding Gestalt Language Processing to support her autistic clients better. When Emma isn’t working with her amazing clients at All About Communication, you can bet your bottom dollar that she’s hanging with her pup Hudson or baking a sweet treat!
Erika Mitrevski, BSc (Hons), MCI Sc Reg. CASLPO
All About Communication’s Clinical Lead for Entry-to-School, Speech-Language Pathologist
Erika completed her Undergraduate Bachelor Degree at Western University. She then continued her schooling at Western University to complete a Master of Clinical Science in Speech-Language Pathology. Erika is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and is a member of Speech-Language & Audiology of Canada (SAC). Erika has experience with neurodiversity-affirming client-centred assessment and treatment in various areas within the pediatric population, helping each build upon their strengths. Erika’s focus is typically on articulation, motor speech, early language, Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC), and working with Autistic children. Erika is continuously furthering her skill set and keeping up to date on evidence-based practice to improve the care she provides to each client. Some furthering education includes: ‘Digging Deeping: A practical, in-depth look at motor speech assessment and therapy, ‘Getting Started in Speech Therapy with the Minimally Verbal Child,’ ‘Coaching & Bagless Visits in Early Intervention,’ ‘4 Essential Steps Towards a Strengths-Based Approach to Autism’, ‘Goal Writing for Autistic Students,’ ‘Inside Out Sensory Certificate for SLPs,’ ‘Regulation Techniques for More Effective Sessions: Sensory Processing Intensive,’ ‘The Meaningful Speech Course’ (Gestalt Language Processing), ‘Cultivating Communication: Promoting the Successful Use of AAC from the Ground Up.’ In addition, she is underway to become a certified PLAY Project consultant to provide evidence-based, intensive, Autism early intervention. In addition to seeing private clients, Erika works in Ontario Autism Program’s Entry-to-School classrooms in Eastern Ontario with All About Communication.
Megan Boduch, MSc, SLP (C), Reg. CASLPO
Megan completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Wilfrid Laurier University and a post-graduate certificate in Speech Sciences at Brock University. Megan completed her graduate studies in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Alberta in 2014. Megan is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and has clinical certification from Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC). She loves to work with children of all ages and has experience with providing client-centred assessment and treatment in various areas of communication! Megan is currently a supervising Speech-Language Pathologist in the Entry to School program through the Ontario Autism Program. She also has the privilege of supervising and working closely with graduate SLP students during their clinical placements. Megan continues to develop her knowledge and clinical skills through continuing education/training, including the following: Inside Out Sensory Certificate Course for SLPs, The Meaningful Speech Course, Introduction to PROMPT, DIR 101: An Introduction to DIR and DIRFloortime, Digging Deeper: A practical, in-depth look at motor speech assessment and therapy, Initial Evaluation & Intervention Practices for Preschool Children who Stutter, POWER UP Your Intervention Sessions with Literacy Strategies to Maximize Student Success, as well as a variety of webinars regarding teletherapy practices. In addition, Megan can be found rocking out to her extensive collection of records outside of work.
Alex McDonald, BSc (Hons), MCl Sc, SLP(C) Reg. CASLPO
Alex graduated from Western University’s Master of Clinical Science program in Speech-Language Pathology. She is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. She is also a member of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada. Alex has experience in both the elementary/high school setting and private practice. She has training in several programs, including The Lidcombe Program, DIR Floortime, Fluency Plus, Hanen (Target Word, It Takes Two to Talk, More Than Words), PROMPT, and Digging Deeper: Motor Speech Assessment and Therapy. Alex emphasizes working collaboratively with families and creating play-based activities to help clients reach their functional goals. Alex is based out of the Peterborough office and enjoys working with families in-person or on a virtual platform. You can find Alex puttering in her garden or hiking with her family when she is not working.
Lisa Noonan, BSc (Hons), MSpPathSt, S-LP, Reg. CASLPO
Lisa is a Speech and Language Pathologist at All About Communication Inc. She is registered and in good standing with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and a member of the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA). Lisa is a graduate from the University of Waterloo obtaining an Honours Bachelor of Science degree in the Honours Kinesiology Co-operative Program. She furthered her education completing her Masters of Speech and Language Studies at the University of Queensland in Australia. Lisa has experience working with school-based rehabilitation services in Durham Region, providing school board speech language services through the Durham District School Board and the York Catholic District School Board and providing speech and language services through private practice.
Lisa provides client centred assessment and therapy in a number of different environments including school, home and clinics both in-person and via telepractice. She enjoys finding unique ways to engage her clients that work with their learning style and interests. Lisa’s experience includes parent coaching for early language difficulties and autism, supporting school aged children in areas of articulation, fluency, literacy and language delays. She has also supported students with autism, and developmental disabilities. Lisa has experience with using augmentative alternative communication for those who are non-verbal or minimally verbal including LAMP, PECS, pixon and Prolo2go. Lisa has a specific passion for supporting children with motor speech disorders and literacy skills.
Lisa has training in evidence based therapy programs including PROMPT. She also has training as an Individual Authorizer (IA SLP) for the assistive devices program (ADP). Lisa continues to upgrade her training through workshops, conferences and staying current with recent research developments in a commitment to provide the best client centered care for the populations she serves.
When Lisa is not working you can find her camping, exploring a trail or on the soccer pitch!
Olivia Rogoza, BAS, CDA, Reg. CDAAC
Communicative Disorders Assistant
Olivia graduated from the University of Guelph Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Neuroscience and Psychology. She is a Communicative Disorders Assistant and a Certified AutPlay Therapist and Sensory Trained Clinician. Olivia is also a Director with the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada. Olivia has worked with adults, pre-school and school-aged children in areas such as articulation, phonological awareness and early language. However, recently, her focus has been working as part of the Entry to School program for Autistic children, which focuses on supporting sensory needs to increase engagement and communication. She is also passionate about group programs that involve parent training and opportunities for building connections between parents and caregivers. Olivia has trained with Wee Hands Everyday Sign and various Alternative and Augmentative Communication (AAC) technology such as Pixon boards and LAMP. Outside of work, Olivia loves spending time with her dog Byron and doing DIY projects around her home!
Alyssa Poynter, BA (Hons), MSc, CDA, Reg. CDAAC
Communicative Disorders Assistant
Alyssa Poynter is a graduate of Brock University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Language Science. After graduating, she attended Durham College and obtained a post-graduate certificate from the Communicative Disorders Assistant Program. Alyssa has worked with various populations, including preschool and school-age children, in expressive and receptive language, articulation, literacy, and augmentative and alternative communication. Alyssa has worked in several programs within organizations in the speech and language field. Alyssa looks forward to working with you and your family.
Nicole Campbell, R.E.C.E., DSW, CDA
Communicative Disorders Assistant
Nicole is a graduate of Durham College and currently works at All About Communication as a CDA part-time while working as an R.E.C.E. full-time in a kindergarten class. She has experience working with children and adults with intellectual exceptionalities in a group home setting as well as providing a wide range of treatment in the areas of social communication, articulation, language, and pre-linguistic skills to children. Her diverse background has given her a solid foundation to work with a vast population. In her spare time, she loves being outside exploring with her two dogs and spends most of her spare time with her twin sister and nephews.
Pamela Vandewater, D.S.W., CDA, REG. CDAAC
Communicative Disorders Assistant
Pamela is a Communicative Disorders Assistant that graduated with honours from Durham College. Pamela is experienced with school age children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and worked in Applied Behaviour Analysis/Intensive Behavioural Intervention (ABA/IBI). She has also worked with pre-schoolers and adults on a range of different skills including literacy, articulation, receptive, requesting, and social skills. Pamela has her level 1 in Picture Exchange Communication System™ and is also skilled in using LAMP and other AAC devices. She is also a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada. Pamela continues to update her knowledge and skills to better serve her clients.
Communicative Disorders Assistant
Jasmine Green graduated from Durham College from the Occupational Therapy Assistant and Physiotherapist Assistant program. Through her placement, she found her passion for speech and language therapy. She obtained a Communicative Disorder Assistant Graduate Certificate from Durham College. She is a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada. Jasmine has experience working with pre-school and school-aged children in areas such as articulation, phonological awareness and pragmatics. She looks forward to continuing to further her education through hands-on training and completing workshops. Jasmine is excited to start working in the community as a CDA.
Emma Scully BA, CDA, REG. CDAAC
Communicative Disorders Assistant
Emma is a graduate of Carleton University with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics and Discourse studies. She then completed her post-graduate certificate as a Communicative Disorders Assistant at Georgian College. Emma is a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada (CDAAC) and Speech-Language Audiology Canada (SAC). Emma has worked with adults, pre-school and school-aged children with articulation, language, social communication, literacy, phonological awareness and AAC. Emma is continuing her education in literacy by completing the smarter intervention course. Emma can’t wait to work with your family!
Communicative Disorders Assistant
Meghan is a graduate of Brock University with a Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics. She then went on to further her education at Durham College where she obtained a post-graduate certificate from the Communicative Disorders Assistant program. Meghan is a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada (CDAAC). She loves working with children of all ages and has been involved in the care and development of children with different exceptionalities from a young age. She has experience providing treatment in a variety of areas including expressive and receptive language, articulation, social communication, pre-linguistic skills, Augmentative and Alternative communications and literacy. Outside of work you can find Meghan surrounded by her favourite people, relaxing.
Lindsey completed her Bachelor of Applied Science in Child, Youth and Family from the University of Guelph. Lindsey then completed her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from McMaster University. She has clinical experience with preschool and school-age children in the areas of articulation, expressive and receptive language, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), literacy, and social communication. Lindsey is passionate about implementing evidence-based practice into her therapy sessions and looks forward to completing continuing education and training to best support her clients. Outside of work, you can find Lindsey working out at the gym and spending time with friends and family. Lindsey can’t wait to work with you and your family!
Ashley completed her Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Political Science, and an undergraduate degree, at Ontario Tech. In her final year, she completed her undergraduate thesis with a focus on Speech-Language Pathology service delivery for Indigenous communities in Canada. From there, she continued to complete her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at McMaster University. In the final months of her degree, she completed an evidence-based project: a scoping review examining how to support literacy skills for Indigenous Canadian and South Asian school-age children. She is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario and a member of the Speech-Language & Audiology Canada. She has experience in client-centred assessment and treatment in various service areas focusing on literacy, articulation, early language, and fluency. When Ashley is not working you can find her gardening, or working on a DIY project.
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