M.Sc., SLP Reg. CASLPO
Semona received her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from McMaster University. She has clinical experience assessing and treating children and adolescents in the areas of receptive and expressive language, motor speech, fluency (or stuttering), articulation and phonology, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and social communication.
Semona’s primary focus at this time is working with preschool and school-aged children. She enjoys developing individualized goals and functional activities in collaboration with clients and their families to optimize participation. She is a strong believer in capitalizing on the strengths of her clients using evidence-based approaches as a way of fostering their independence. Semona strives to engage clients in creative ways, with the ultimate goal of making intervention meaningful through a holistic lens to help them discover their communication potential.
Additional Training: Dynamic Temporal and Tactile Cueing (DTTC), Rapid Syllable Transition Treatment (ReST), Kaufman Speech to Language Protocol, AAC workshops
Special Interests: motor speech difficulties, fluency/stuttering, Autism Spectrum Disorder, social communication, articulation/phonology, early language development