Our Team

Who are we?

Erin & Eve
Clinical Directors

TWO CAN TALK, Speech-Language Pathology practice, is the creation of Erin & Eve, two passionate Speech-Language Pathologists on a mission to provide excellent service for children and adults in the Greater Toronto Area.

Individualized therapy services within the home, school, daycare, and community offer support and convenience for our clients and their families in their natural environment. We are a team of outcome driven, creative and professional therapists, here to assist you with all of your communication needs!

WE ARE

DEDICATED

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PASSIONATE

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SPECIALISTS

OUR APPROACH

We believe in individualized treatment that involves the client and the caregiver.

We combine your knowledge with our expertise to develop a unique plan of care.

Our experience, passion, and family centred approach will make the difference.

MEET OUR THERAPISTS

SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS

Erin Goldvasser
M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP Reg. CASLPO

Founder & Clinical Director
Speech-Language Pathologist
Psychometrist (training)

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Languages: English, Russian, Hebrew

Location:
 Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Vaughan, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest:
 Autism Spectrum Disorder, Motor Speech Disorders, Literacy, Stuttering, Aphasia, Dysphagia (swallowing disorders), Cognitive Communication

Additional Training: 
PROMPT (Bridging), Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) (Introduction), Hanen’s More Than Words (MTW), Autism Diagnostic Observation ,Schedule (ADOS-2), SCERTS Model (Introduction), The Zones of Regulation, Clinical Short Course in Cognitive Communication Disorders I & II, Supported Conversation for Aphasia

Erin is a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) and the co-founder and clinical director of TWO CAN TALK. She prides herself in being an accomplished, dedicated, and compassionate SLP with a diverse range of clinical experience assisting children and adults with various communication needs. Erin’s experience having worked across a wide variety of settings, including hospitals, schools, and specialized learning systems, has equipped her with the tools to work with the most complex of needs. She services people of all ages, with a myriad of communication impairments; including; speech sound disorders (articulation therapy), language disorders (both receptive and expressive), stuttering (fluency disorders), motor speech disorders (including childhood apraxia of speech), traumatic brain injury, processing disorders, cognitive impairments, food aversion, swallowing disorders (e.g., post stroke or pharyngeal cancer), dementia, down syndrome, autism, and others.

Erin obtained a BH in Psychology from York University in Toronto, Ontario, and an M.S.Ed. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York, USA. She is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO), Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA), and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).


Eve (Chen) Mamalider
M.S.Ed., CCC-SLP Reg. CASLPO

Founder & Clinical Director
Speech-Language Pathologist
Psychometrist (training)

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Languages: English, Hebrew, French (Basic), Russian (Basic)

Location: Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Early Language/Late Talkers, Motor Speech
Disorders, Social Communication Skills

Additional Training: PROMPT (Bridging), Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) (Introduction), Hanen’s More Than Words (MTW), Hanen’s It Takes Two To Talk (ITTTT), Hanen’s Talkability, Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2), Pivotal Response Training (PRT) Level 1, The Lidcombe Program, The Zones of Regulation

Eve is a passionate speech language pathologist (SLP) who obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics from York University before completing and obtaining a Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) diploma at Georgian College. She worked with children with various communication difficulties, including, children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Down Syndrome in school settings for special needs prior to obtaining her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorder from the College of Saint Rose (Albany, NY). Eve has experience working in both the public and private sectors, including in home or clinic, schools, as well as for a preschool speech and language initiative.

Eve provides SLP services to children of all ages with varied communication needs such as, language delays, speech sound disorders (articulation and motor speech concerns), fluency (stuttering), social communication delays, literacy difficulties and more. She has extensive experience with the preschool population, providing assessments and facilitating treatment. Eve is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO), Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA), and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).


Olivia Chiu
M.A., SLP Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Languages: English, Cantonese

Location: Oak Ridges, Aurora, King City, Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Articulation, Literacy, Stuttering, Hearing Impairment, Accent Modification, Cognitive Communication

Olivia obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Language Sciences from Brock University and a Graduate Certificate from Durham College for the Communicative Disorders Assistant program. She obtained her Masters of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology at SUNY Buffalo and has since returned to Toronto, Canada where she provides speech and language services for children and adults. With experiences working at Toronto Public Health, Baker Victory Services- Preschool (Buffalo, NY), the Sisters of Charity Hospital (Buffalo, NY), and volunteering at the York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program, Olivia has worked with a diverse range of individuals. She understands the importance of individualized care and aims to help others reach their full potential.

Currently, Olivia is registered is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO), the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA), and the American Speech and Language Association (ASHA).


Khadijah Sarsor Isa
M.A., SLP Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Languages: English, Arabic, Hebrew

Location: Oak Ridges, Aurora, King City, Markham, Vaughan, Richmond Hill, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Articulation, Apraxia, Language Disorders, Learning Disabilities, Hearing Impairment, AAC

Additional Training: PROMPT (Introduction), Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Systems

A highly motivated, results-driven Speech-Language Pathologist with over 16 years of progressive experience working alongside various professional organizations, including, schools, clinics, and specialized centres. Khadijah has a strong track record servicing pre-school and school-age children with different special needs and providing proper guidance and follow-up with parents and caregivers. A compassionate, positive, and engaging therapist who can work independently or in a team environment. Khadijah possesses strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills, which enable her to address each child’s individual needs. Khadijah has been delivering exceptional speech language pathology support to various young children with a wide variety of communication, behaviour, and intellectual exceptionalities.

Khadijah obtained her Bachelor of Art degree in Communication Disorders and Master’s degree of Art in Speech-Language Pathology from Tel-Aviv University in Israel. In addition to practicing as a Speech-Language Pathologist with TWO CAN TALK, Khadijah accrued experience providing speech and language assessment and treatment across various centres within York Region. Khadijah is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA).


Jeanninne Holt-Ulacia
M.CI.Sc., SLP Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Languages: English, Spanish

Location: Uxbridge, Stouffville, Richmond Hill, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Apraxia, Aphasia, Dysphagia Disorders in Adults, Cognitive Communication (Acquired Brain Injury)

Additional Training: Lee Silverman Voice Treatment (LSVT) Loud, Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile (MBSImp), Hanen’s It Takes Two To Talk (ITTTT)

Jeanninne obtained a Bachelor of Science degree (Double Major: Human Biology and Neuroscience) from the University of Toronto before completing her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Western Ontario. Prior to obtaining her master’s degree, Jeanninne volunteered for over five years at various hospitals and communication disorder programs. It was through this varied experience that Jeanninne developed her passion for the rehabilitation of acquired speech, language and swallowing disorders. Jeanninne has worked with clients at many stages of the rehabilitation process, both in the hospital and community setting, and strongly believes in a collaborative approach to make therapy both functional and meaningful for each client.

In addition to practicing as a Speech-Language Pathologist at TWO CAN TALK, Jeanninne also provides communication and swallowing assessment and treatment at various hospitals within York Region. Jeanninne is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and is a member of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) and the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (OSLA).


Sneha George
MSc, SLP Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Languages: English

Location: Scarborough, North York, Pickering, Ajax, Markham, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders, Speech Sound Disorders (Articulation, Phonology), Childhood Apraxia of, Speech, Acquired Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders

Additional Training: Early Start Denver Model (ESDM) (Introduction), Hanen’s More Than Words (MTW), Hanen’s It Takes Two To Talk (ITTTT)

Sneha obtained an Honours Bachelor of Science (with Distinction) degree in Psychology and Linguistics from the University of Toronto and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Alberta.

Sneha is committed to providing excellent service that is evidence-based and centered around each families’ individual values and needs. With a wide range of clinical experience, Sneha has worked with preschoolers, school-aged children and adults with various communication concerns. She is passionate about building a collaborative relationship with families, ensuring that therapy is FUNctional, play-based and engaging for clients.

Sneha is currently registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA).


Jessica Zhang
MSc, SLP Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Languages: English, Mandarin, Shanghainese

Location: Markham, Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Mississauga, Etobicoke, Brampton, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Speech Sound Disorders (Articulation, Phonology), Language Disorders , Motor Speech, Disorders, Stuttering

Additional Training: Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA), Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Profile (MBSImP)

Jessica obtained a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Biomedical, Biochemical & Life Sciences from McGill University and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Alberta. Jessica also received a Post-Baccalaureate diploma in Communication Sciences and Disorders at Western Washington University.

Jessica is currently registered is registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).


Manda Grasic
MSc, SLP Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Languages: English, French, Croatian

Location: Mississauga, Etobicoke, Oakville, Milton, Brampton, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Articulation, Stuttering, Literacy, ASD, Apraxia, Aphasia, Swallowing disorders

Manda obtained a Bachelor of Education and Bachelor of Science (with First Class Standing) from Brock University. She is a certified member of the Ontario College of Teachers (OCT) having experience teaching various grade levels.

Manda obtained her Master of Science in Speech Language Pathology at McMaster University that uses a problem-based solving and research-based approach to learning. She has experience working with school-age students in Articulation, Language delay, and Stuttering. Manda also has experience in hospital settings seeing patients with Aphasia, Apraxia, and Swallowing disorders.

Manda is a compassionate, hard-working, positive, and creative individual that prioritizes providing client and family-centered services. Manda is committed to finding the best quality evidence-based research to provide high quality services to her clients.


Lubaina Mohamedali
MHSc, SLP, Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Languages: English, Gujarati, Hindi (basic), Urdu (basic)

Location: Richmond Hill, Thornhill, Vaughan, Markham, Oak Ridges, Aurora, Newmarket, Keswick, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Social Communication Delays, Developmental Language Disorders, Augmentative Alternative Communication, Expressive and Receptive Language Disorders

Additional Training: It’s Never too Soon for Literacy, It Takes Two to Talk , More than Words , Supported Conversation for adults with Aphasia (SCA)

Lubaina holds a MHSc. in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Toronto. As well, Lubaina completed an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from York University.

Lubaina has a strong background in research, surrounding children’s development. Lubaina implemented a developmental screening tool across multiple community-based sites in Ontario and is currently supporting a speech-tracking app for infants. She has a passion for developing speech and language skills of children and adults with a variety of disorders. Lubaina empowers clients/caregivers by reducing familial stress and increasing knowledge, competence, and confidence during her sessions.


Ahila Thayaparan
M.Sc., SLP (C), Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist


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Languages: English, Tamil (Basic)

Location: Scarborough, Markham, Toronto, North York, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Motor Speech, Speech Sound Production, Receptive and Expressive Language, Stuttering, Literacy, Social Communication Skills

Additional Training: Hanen’s More Than Words (MTW), Lidcombe, PROMPT, “Let’s Start Talking”, PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System).

Ahila is an energetic Speech-Language Pathologist (Reg. CASLPO) who has been working with the preschool and school-age population since 2013. Ahila’s undergraduate degrees in neuroscience and psychology have positively coloured her approach as an SLP. She is passionate about helping children feel competent and successful. She also strives to empower parents with the strategies and skills to support their kiddos.

Ahila is able to provide assistance in the areas of articulation & phonology (speech sounds), motor speech, expressive (use of) language, receptive (understanding of) language, stuttering, clear speech strategies, phonological awareness skills (pre-literacy skills), reading (decoding & comprehension), and social communication.


Emily Ng
B.Sc., MSLP, Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist


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mily
‘s Profile

Languages: English, Cantonese 

Location: Markham, Stoufville, Aurora, Richmond Hill

Areas of Interest: Articulation, Developmental Language Disorders, Fluency, Phonology, Social Communication

Additional Training: Hanen’s More Than Words (MTW), Lidcombe, PROMPT, “Let’s Start Talking”, PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System).

Emily completed a Bachelor of Science degree with honours in Health Studies at the University of Waterloo and a Master of Speech and Language Pathology degree at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. Emily has had experience working with school-aged children with speech sound disorders and developmental language delays. She has also worked in a hospital setting assessing patients with aphasia and dysphagia.  

Emily is currently registered 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).


Aysha Khan
M.Sc., SLP, Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist

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Languages: English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi

Location: Mississauga, Brampton, Vaughan, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Early Language Intervention, Fluency (Stuttering and Cluttering), Social Communication, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Aphasia, Swallowing disorders

Additional Training: 
PECS (level 1), Sign Along

Aysha is a graduate from City, University of London with a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. She completed her Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science at York University. She has recently published a research article with the University of Toronto, which investigates the effect of early social deprivation on typical development and interaction in zebrafish.

Aysha has worked in an array of settings and has experience in assessing and treating clients with aphasia, dysphagia, early language intervention, articulation, stuttering and social communication needs. She has obtained PECS level 1 training and uses Sign Along during therapy to facilitate total communication. Using a holistic approach to help children adopt their communication power to reach their greatest potential is always Aysha’s primary therapy goal. Aysha can fluently speak English, Urdu, Hindi and understands Punjabi well. She intends to leverage her multi-lingual skill set to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all!


DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGIST

Dr. Amanda Morgan (Azarbehi)
Ph.D., C.Psych

Consulting Clinical Psychologist

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Areas of Expertise: Autism Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, Developmental Disorders, Intellectual Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Literacy Based Disorders

Services Rendered: Autism Screening, Psycho-Educational Assessment, Child Development Assessment


COMMUNICATION DISORDERS ASSISTANTS

Meagan McLeod
BA., (Hons), Reg. CDAAC

Speech Language Pathology Assistant
Behaviour Therapist

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Languages: English, American Sign Language (ASL) Levels 1 & 2

Location:
 Keswick, Newmarket, Aurora, Vaughan, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest:
 Autism Spectrum Disorder, Speech Sound Disorders (Articulation, Phonology), Developmental Language Disorders, Literacy

Meagan obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Language Sciences from Brock University and a Graduate Certificate in Communicative Disorders Assistant at Georgian College. Meagan is registered with the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada (CDAAC). With experience at the York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program, York Catholic District School Board, Town of Newmarket, and The Crystal Ladder Learning Centre, she has worked with children of all ages and abilities.

At the York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program, Meagan was a part of the Child Development Program Speech and Language team where she delivered services to preschool age children with various diagnoses. These included, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Down Syndrome, Deaf and hard of hearing, and other complex medical conditions and disorders. Her clinical work had an emphasis on play-based therapy and Augmentative and Alternative Communications. Meagan has completed American Sign Language levels 1 & 2 and has spent her time working closely 1:1 with children of various exceptionalities. After living and working in Ontario and growing up in the small town of Keswick, Meagan began working at the Crystal Ladder Learning Centre to continue to develop her skills as a CDA and Behavioural Therapist; this is where she met Erin Goldvasser and joined the team at TWO CAN TALK.


Janicka Auguste
BA., Reg. CDAAC

Speech Language Pathology Assistant
Behaviour Therapist

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Languages: English

Location: Ajax, Pickering, Scarborough, North York, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Articulation, Early Language/Late Talkers, Developmental Language Disorders, Literacy, Stuttering, AAC

Janicka graduated from the University of Windsor with a double degree in Disability Studies & Psychology. While completing her degree, she also worked at the YMCA of Western Ontario as an After School Youth Leader, where she gained experience working with children who have exceptional needs such as ADHD, learning difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Stuttering. Afterwards, she obtained a Graduate Certificate in Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) at Durham College.

The Crystal Ladder Learning Centre is where Janicka successfully completed her placement for her Graduate Certificate. During the placement period, she developed her skills in providing speech and language therapy, ABA/IBI therapy, behaviour management, crisis prevention and various calming techniques that are especially effective for children with anxiety. After her program completion, she immediately began working as both a Behaviour Therapist and Communicative Disorders Assistant. She works with both children who communicate using verbal expression as well as Augmentative & Alternative Communication such as PECS, LAMP, and Proloquo2Go. The Crystal Ladder Learning Centre is also where she met Erin, Meagan and many remarkable children!