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About The Speech People

Established in 1999, we are an experienced, creative and energetic group of Speech-Language Pathologists. We love what we do and as a team, have rich collective experience and extensive education in numerous areas of speech and language. Together, we work diligently to provide exceptional quality support and care to each of our valued clients. We are all certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and registered members of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).

Meet Our Team

Susan Butler Hinz

M.Sc. (A.), S-LP(C), Reg CASLPO
Sue created The Speech People in 1999 and is now proud to lead the talented, dedicated and enthusiastic SLP team at The Speech People. She has worked with children, adolescents and adults with varied speech and language challenges since receiving her Masters of Applied Science in Human Communication Disorders from McGill University way back in 1987. She has worked for over 30 years in the areas of speech, language, swallowing and voice but her area of special interest is the treatment of stuttering. Sue has extensive education and experience in the Lidcombe program for early stuttering. She is trained in the Camperdown Program for the treatment of stuttering in teenagers and adults. Sue is also Hanen and PROMPT qualified and has amassed significant experience and training in the areas of myofunctional/tongue-thrust, motor speech and voice.

FUN FACTS about Sue:

She is a Newfoundlander, loves wood-oven pizza, and has too many cookbooks (162!) which she uses to feed her amazing family and friends.

Email: sue@thespeechpeople.ca

Lisa Roberts Chamberlin

M.Sc.(A.), S-LP(C), Reg CASLPO
Lisa is a 1997 Masters graduate of McGill’s University’s department of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders program and has been practicing speech therapy in Ottawa for 20 years. She joined The Speech People team in 2007 after a decade at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario/First Words preschool program. Lisa loves working with toddlers, preschoolers and early elementary school-aged children and their families. Her areas of special interest include emerging language, childhood articulation and language, apraxia and autism. Lisa is trained in the Hanen It Takes Two to Talk program, Target Words and the Lidcombe program for stuttering and is dedicated to lifelong learning through continuing education, particularly in the areas of childhood apraxia and autism.

FUN FACTS about Lisa:

Although born and raised in Canada, Lisa spoke with a British accent until she was five years old, thanks to her two British parents. At home, she enjoys spending time with her two kids, two cats, two guinea pigs and one husband!

Email: lisa@thespeechpeople.ca

Anique Gagan

M.Sc.(A.), S-LP(C), Reg CASLPO
Anique graduated in 2000 with a Master’s degree in Health Sciences from Laurentian University. Since graduating, she has worked at The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario with the Cleft lip/palate-craniofacial team, the voice clinic and the First Words program. Anique loves working with preschoolers and elementary school aged children. She has experience with preschool voice disorders, resonance disorders, articulation delays, receptive and expressive language delays, emergent literacy and apraxia (motor speech). Anique is fully bilingual. She lives in Orleans with her husband and two daughters.

FUN FACTS about Anique:

She loves downhill skiing, Star Wars movies and shark documentaries.

Genie Gokhman

M.Sc., S-LP (C), Reg CASLPO
Genie graduated with a master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the University of Alberta. Genie has experience working with clients of all ages in areas of autism, articulation, receptive and expressive language, apraxia, myofunctional disorders, voice disorders, accent reduction, and voice feminization. She is trained in the More Than Words Hanen program, Lidcombe Program, and LSVT Loud. Genie’s area of interest is voice feminization.

FUN FACTS about Genie:

Genie was born in Belarus and speaks fluent Russian. Since moving to Canada at 5 years old she has engaged in nearly every sport imaginable from dance to wrestling.

Email: genie@thespeechpeople.ca.ca

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