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Rosanna Sim, M.Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Owner, Speech-Language Pathologist/Certified PROMPT Instructor

Rosanna is the owner of Advantage Speech Pathology Services and has been working as a Speech-Language Pathologist for over 20 years, providing services to preschool and school-aged children with a range of communication disorders. She is Hanen trained in "It Takes Two to Talk" and "More Than Words" and in Lidcombe fluency therapy. Rosanna has also been a guest speaker at Brock University in the Early Childhood Education program. She has been using PROMPT therapy (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) since 2006 and is currently a Certified PROMPT Instructor providing education, consultation and instruction of the PROMPT technique in workshops and study groups for Speech-Language Pathologists across Canada.  In November of 2018, she was the recipient of the 2018 Women in Business award through Celebrate Niagara.​​  Rosanna graduated from the University of Western Ontario in 1994 with an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology/Linguistics Specialization and then completed her Masters of Science degree in Speech Pathology at the State University of New York, College at Fredonia in 1996.

Rosanna is a registered member of the College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Ontario (CASLPO), the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologists (OSLA), a certified member of Hanen, the Ontario Association for Families of Children with Communication Disorders (OAFCCD) and a professional member of Autism Ontario Niagara Region Chapter.  In her spare time, Rosanna loves to travel, ski and spend time with her friends and family.


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Meghan O'Hearn, M.S.Ed., SLP(C) Reg. CASLPO

Clinical Lead, Speech-Language Pathologist/PROMPT Trained (currently on mat leave)

Meghan, our Clinical Lead, received a M.S.Ed., in Speech-Language Pathology from the State University of New York, College at Buffalo in 2013, and has been treating clients in the Niagara Region ever since. ​​

Meghan provides assessment and treatment to preschool and school-aged children with a variety of speech and language delays and disorders. Meghan is trained in the following programs: (Hanen) "It Takes Two to Talk" and in "More Than Words", Introduction to PROMPT (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) and Lidcombe.  Meghan is passionate about working with families to maximize outcomes for the children she treats.

Meghan is a certified member of the College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Ontario (CASLPO), Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and a certified member of Hanen. In her spare time, Meghan enjoys spending time with her family and friends, curling up with a good book and finding new creative projects to undertake. Meghan is also a published author of children's books!

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Dana Bjorgan, M.Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist/PROMPT Trained

Dana received her Bachelor's degree from Brock University in 2014.  She then went on to complete her post graduate certificate as a Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) from Georgian College graduating in 2015.  After working as a CDA for two years, she continued her education completing a Master of Science Degree in Speech Language Pathology from the State University of New York at Fredonia.  Throughout her graduate student experience, she had the opportunity to work in a variety of clinical settings including hospitals, out-patient rehabilitation facilities, elementary schools, preschools, and on-campus clinics.  Dana is also PROMPT trained (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets).  She is a member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologists (OSLA).  Dana enjoys helping individuals of all ages in the areas of articulation, receptive and expressive language, fluency, voice and swallowing disorders.  In her spare time, she enjoys hiking, staying active, being creative and spending time with her family and friends.

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Adriana Zoccoli, M. Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist/PROMPT Trained

Adriana has received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Language Sciences from Brock University and then went on to complete a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from McMaster University.  Throughout her education at McMaster, Adriana has had experience working with both children and adults across various clinical settings such as children's treatment centres, hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, indigenous health clinics and private clinics.  Adriana is PROMPT trained (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) and is a member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA).  Adriana's passion lies in providing client-centered, compassionate care to individuals and their families when supporting their communication needs.  Her personal hobbies include playing with her two dogs, spending time in nature and trying new foods.


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Kelly Keighan, M. Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist/PROMPT Trained

Kelly has been working as a Speech-Language Pathologist for over 15 years. She graduated from Brock University with a Bachelors degree in Health Science and then completed her Master of Science degree in Speech Pathology at the State University of New York College at Fredonia in 2004. Kelly is PROMPT trained (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets), Hanen trained in "It Takes Two to Talk" and is in good standing with the College of Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist of Ontario (CASLPO). Over the past 15 years she has been working with school age children with varying needs in a variety of settings. Kelly has experience assessing and treating individuals with a variety of difficulties including articulation, phonological processes, motor speech disorders, fluency and voice. Kelly is enthusiastic, dedicated and passionate about helping children improve their communication skills. It is important to Kelly that her students not only improve their communication skills, but have fun and look forward to their next session. In her spare time Kelly is often attending one of her son's sporting events such as hockey, baseball or basketball! She also enjoys dancing, music and spending time with her family and friends.


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Sydnie Pretty Mariuz, B.A.  Reg. CDAAC

Communicative Disorders Assistant

Sydnie is a Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) and a member of the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada (CDAAC).  Sydnie received her Bachelor of Arts in Speech and Language Sciences from Brock University, continuing on to complete her Communicative Disorders Assistant Graduate Certificate at Lambton College.  Throughout her post graduate education, Sydnie gained experience in clinical settings under the supervision of Speech-Language Pathologists with both adults and children, targeting areas such as speech, language, cognition and swallowing.  Sydnie strives to provide exciting therapy sessions tailored to each child's goals and interests.  In her spare time, Sydnie enjoys playing on her volleyball team, learning new skills, reading books, and spending time with family and friends.


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Paige Bernard, M.Cl.Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist/PROMPT Trained

Paige completed her Bachelor's degree in the Cognitive Science of Language at McMaster University before earning a Master of Clinical Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Western University.  She is registered to practice in Ontario with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and is a member of the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA).  Paige is certified in the Hanen "It Takes Two To Talk" program and is PROMPT trained (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets).  Paige is skilled in delivering engaging evidence-based therapy in the areas of articulation, language, social communication, motor speech and fluency.  She is committed to providing assessment and treatment that is fun, effective and flexible to the client's needs.  In her spare time, Paige likes to read, go for walks with her dog and spend time with her family and friends.


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Victoria VanderVeen, M.Sc., CCC-SLP, Reg. CASLPO, ASHA

Speech-Language Pathologist/PROMPT Trained

Victoria graduated with her Honours Bachelor of Arts in Applied Linguistics at McMaster University in 2016 and completed a Post-Graduate Certificate in Speech and Language Sciences at Brock University in 2017.  She received her Master of Science degree from the State University of New York, College at Fredonia.  Victoria completed her Clinical Fellowship Year in New York State with the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), where her experience involved assessing and treating children ages 3-5 years.  She is PROMPT trained (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets).  Victoria is a member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO), American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA), and Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC).  She has also had the experience working in various settings across all ages in schools, hospitals and private clinics.  She is happy and passionate about children and has gained the experience of assessing and treating disorders such as receptive and expressive language delays, articulation and phonological delays, motor speech disorders, literacy deficits, cognitive communication disorders, dysphagia, voice disorders, social pragmatic communication disorders and fluency disorders.  

Victoria is dedicated to providing client and family centered services with individualized treatment plans for each client to ensure goals are created appropriately.  Victoria is outgoing and looks forward to each and every one of her sessions, so that she can make a difference in her client's lives.  

In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and friends and taking her nieces and nephews on bike rides.


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Vanessa Kitson, M.S, Reg. CASLPO (pending)

Speech-Language Pathologist/PROMPT Trained

Vanessa received her Bachelor's degree from Brock University in 2015.  She then completed her postgraduate certificate as a Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) from Georgian College in 2016.  Vanessa worked in the field as a CDA for two years before continuing her education.  She obtained her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Nazareth College in Rochester, New York in 2020.  Her time as a graduate student provided her with a variety of clinical experiences including elementary schools, out-patient rehabilitation, and tele-therapy. 
Vanessa is PROMPT trained (Prompts for Restructuring Oral Muscular Phonetic Targets) and is a member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA).  

In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family and friends, baking and recreational sports.


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