Our aim is to maximize the speech, language and communication of children. We do this by providing comprehensive assessments and individual therapy plans and by working in collaboration with their families and other professionals.

 
What we do

What we do

We offer specialized services to children with speech and language difficulties. As a registered Speech and Language Pathologist we identify, assess and treat individuals with speech and language difficulties.

Who we serve

Who we serve

We provide therapy for Articulation, stuttering, Language Disorder/delay, reading & writing difficulties, Motor Speech Disorder, Learning Disabilities & Autism Spectrum Disorders

Where we service

Where we service

We are located in the heart of Woodbridge minutes away from Market Lane. We offer therapy to clients in the GTA from Vaughan (Woodbridge, Kleinberg, Maple, Thornhill), Peel region (Bolton, Brampton, Caledon) & Etobicoke.

Services

Assessment

A comprehensive assessment is completed  to identify child's current speech and language skills. This includes an interview with parent/caregiver to obtain relevant history, observations of child and administration of standardized tests. An oral motor exam may also be completed for speech assessments to evaluate the structure and function of the mouth.

 

Intervention

Based on the results of the assessment, an individualized therapy plan is put together. Recommendations are made for durations (30min, 45min or 1hr) and frequency (weekly, biweekly or monthly) and sessions take place at our practice. A wide range of therapy tools and resources are used to make learning fun.  Strategies and/or activities to practice will also be provided for home carryover. 

An articulation disorder means that the person speaks or makes sounds in an atypical way. Their speech may include substitutions, omissions, additions or distortions that make it difficult to be understood. Someone with an articulation disorder, for instance, has difficulty making the correct sound when using the letters “r,” “l,” or “s.”

A fluency disorder is an interruption in the flow of speaking. People with articulation disorders tend to speak with atypical rates or rhythms. They have repetitions in sounds, syllables, words, and phrases. Their speech may be produced with noticeable tension, such as when people stutter.

Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) is a complicated combination of speech symptoms indicating a child’s difficulty sequencing the movements and sounds to make meaningful words. Children with CAS receive individually-tailored intervention from clinicians with unique experience in this area unlike that of more common articulation delays.

Autism spectrum disorder is a serious neurodevelopmental disorder that impairs a child's ability to communicate and interact with others. It also includes restricted repetitive behaviors, interests and activities. These issues cause significant impairment in social, occupational and other areas of functioning.The term "spectrum" in autism spectrum disorder refers to the wide range of symptoms and severity.

Language-based learning disabilities are problems with age-appropriate reading, spelling, and/or writing. This disorder is not about how smart a person is. Most people diagnosed with learning disabilities have average to superior intelligence.

Learning Disabilities refer to a number of disorders which may affect the acquisition, organization, retention, understanding or use of verbal or nonverbal information. These disorders affect learning in individuals who otherwise demonstrate at least average abilities essential for thinking and/or reasoning. Learning disabilities result from impairments in one or more processes related to perceiving, thinking, remembering or learning. These include: language processing; phonological processing; visual spatial processing; processing speed; memory and attention; and executive functions (e.g. planning and decision-making).

A language disorder is impaired comprehension and/or use of spoken, written, or other forms of language. The disorder may affect how the person processes their native language’s form (e.g., grammar), content (e.g., vocabulary), or function (e.g., use of communication in a socially appropriate way).

Our sessions are individualized for each client and their family. A wide range of therapy tools and resources are used to create a warm, stimulating environment and to make learning fun.

Who we are

Vaishali Ganguly B.Sc., M.Sc. is a Speech Language Pathologist and owner of Woodbridge Speech-Language Therapy. She is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) & The Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA).

Vaishali gained her M.Sc. in Speech-Language Pathology from Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston in 2002.  She has since practiced and gained many valuable experiences working in a variety of settings including hospitals, in the community and in private practice in Boston, London (UK) & Toronto.

To provide the best possible therapy to each individual child she furthers her knowledge of pediatric speech therapy by attending seminars and workshops so current strategies & techniques can be applied.

Communication is at the heart of all interactions & is essential for personal, social & academic growth.  Early identification & intervention is key.  It's never too early nor too late to make an appointment for an assessment.

Location

268 Woodbridge Avenue (Suite 101),

Woodbridge,

Ontario,

L4L 2T2

 

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