Now Offering Telepractice.
During these uncertain times, we are still here to support you and your child's communication needs. Please email us for more info.
Owner & Speech-Language Pathologist
Vaishali Ganguly is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with over 15 years experience. She completed her B.Sc. at McMaster University and then continued to complete her M.Sc. in Speech-Language Pathology at Massachusetts General Hospital -Institute of Health Professions in Boston, graduating in 2002. She started her career off working with adults and gained valuable experiences working in a variety of settings including hospitals, community, and Long-Term Care in Boston, London (UK) & Toronto and transitioned to pediatrics in 2012.
Vaishali opened Woodbridge Speech-Language Therapy in 2014 with the aim of providing speech and language services to children and their families in a warm and stimulating environment. She collaborates with parents, teachers and other professionals to maximize client’s communication success. Vaishali’s creative and enthusiastic approach to therapy both engages and motivates the client for positive outcomes. Specific areas of interest include articulation delays, school-age language disorders, literacy, social communication, Autism Spectrum Disorders and pre-school fluency. She is trained in Lidcombe, PECS – basic level, Kaufman Protocol and Orton-Gillingham.
Vaishali is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologist of Ontario (CASLPO) and a member of The Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologists (OSLA).
Alexandra is a Speech-Language Pathologist who is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) & member of The Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA). She completed her Master of Health Science at the University of Queensland in Australia. Previously, she graduated from the University of Guelph with a Bachelor in Psychology and Genetics.
Alexandra has experience working with pre-school and school-aged children in a variety of settings, including pediatric hospitals, private practice, schools, as well as in-home settings. Her areas of focus include: developmental language delays/ disorders (including the utilization of early language facilitating techniques through the Hanen “It Takes Two To Talk” program), articulation and phonology disorders, reading and learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, motor speech and cognitive communication disorders.
Alexandra’s philosophy as a Speech-Language Pathologist resonates with WSLT’s mission of helping children achieve their highest potential by using a variety of therapy tools to create a warm, stimulating environment, while making learning fun.
Alexandra is bilingual in English and Romanian and she enjoys working with culturally diverse clients.
Communication Disorders Assistant
Maria is a Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) graduate with Honours from Georgian College, with a B.A. in Cognitive Language of Science from McMaster University. She is registered with the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada (CDAAC) & The Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA).
She has acquired a diverse clinical experience with preschool, school-aged children and adults with variety of communication needs and has exposure and experience working with social communication, receptive and expressive language, articulation, literacy, reading comprehension, clients with autism and developmental delays like cerebral palsy.
Tiziana wears many different hats at WSLT! She is typically the first voice our families hear when they call and the first face they see when they come into the office. She manages the day to day administration of the busy office and keeps things running smoothly.
Tiziana also produces all of the office’s marketing material with her background in graphic design.
On a personal note, she has navigated and continues to navigate the challenges of having children with communication difficulties and brings that understanding and empathy to parents who are in need of support or a listening ear.
Most frequent questions and answers
Therapy sessions are offered on weekly, biweekly or monthly basis for 30min, 45min or 1hr session based on client’s needs. This is discussed with client and family prior to the start of therapy.
Most employee health care plans provide partial or full coverage for services from a registered Speech-Language Pathologist. Please check with you provider. There are also government services offered to children (0-5yrs).
No doctor referral is necessary. A parent/caregiver or any other professional can refer.
Parent’s or caregivers have the greatest impact on their child’s speech and language development. I understand the importance of the parent’s role and so provide various activities for home carryover to help your child be the best communicator they can be.. You can help by:
- Providing an environment that encourages communication
- Getting down to your child’s level when talking to him/her
- Using simple language
- Asking fewer questions and making more comments
Contact us for more information
Call us: 905-605-6276
4550 Highway 7 (Suite 206),
The Hanen Centre