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Butter Torts: A Truly Canadian Legal Podcast

Dec 23, 2022

Brenda Agnew, your host, welcomes Jeanette and Claudia from the Speech Therapy Centres of Canada. They share how the Speech Therapy Centres of Canada started and how they built a community built on connection and supporting people to show their essence through communication.


Key Takeaways:

[1:43] Jeanette introduces herself.

[4:03] Claudia was the first speech pathologist working at the Speech Centres.

[5:27] Claudia introduces herself.

[7:41] Claudia decided to dedicate her efforts to working with children with brain injury, joining this way both of her biggest passions.

[10:05] Brenda talks about how speech therapy tremendously helped her son.

[12:15] What do Speech and Language Pathologists do?

[13:41] Jeannette talks about examples of what is done in Speech Therapy.

[18:00] Claudia talks about the goals of Speech Therapy for children and adults.

[19:18] Brenda shares how early her son was admitted to the Infant Hearing Program.

[24:10] Jeanette talks about the importance of being informed.

[25:05] Jeanette talks about Parents' Workshops.

[31:54] Do Claudia and Jeanette get involved in assessments related to malpractice?

[33:54] Jeanette talks about Cognitive Communication Difficulties.

[38:11] Social communication is critically important and Jeanette explains why.

[43:46] Speech pathologists are a very big part of mental health teams.

[44:38] Are people aware of the importance of Speech Pathologists? Do people really follow their recommendations?

[51:33] Claudia talks about the necessary rapport and trust that needs to be built with clients in order to be able to work with them.

[57:00] Constancy and continuity are fundamental for Speech Therapy success.


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