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Carolyn Gibbs

11791 Yoshida Ct, Richmond, BC V7E 5C5, Canada

Phone Number

(778)688-8588

Email Address

goblinhair@gmail.com

Bio

Carolyn has her Bachelor's Degree in Speech Language Pathology and a Master's Degree in Speech Language Pathology. She has been working in the field since 1989. Her range of expertise extends from working with pre-schoolers to adults. Carolyn's specialty is oral facial myology. She has worked within a variety school-districts and health units for many years. Carolyn is also POPPARD trained and has years of experience working with children with autism. She is certified in the ORPP program for oral facial myology. She also has experience using PROMPT therapy for childhood apraxia of speech. She has experience working with augmentative communication devices and has worked across Canada in various provinces.

Field of Practice

Speech-language Pathologist

Disorders Treated

AAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) – ChildAphasiaArticulation of Speech/Speech Sound DisorderDevelopmental DelayLanguage Delay/DisorderLanguage-Based Learning DifficultiesStroke – ChildTongue Thrust/Oral Myofunctional DisorderWritten Language Disorders (Reading, Writing)

Taking New Clients

Yes

Age Groups Treated

19+ years6 to 19 yearsLess than 6 years

On RASP list

no

Languages Spoken

english

Will Travel / Distance

Yes - up to More than 25km

Specialties / Services Provided

I am a certified and registered Speech Language Pathologist with over 25 years experience. I operate a small private practice in addition to working in a local school district. I am currently accepting new clients onto my caseload. My speciality is oral myology. If your child or yourself are seeing an orthodontist and have been told that your child has an open bite, it is most likely because of a poor oral rest tongue position. Braces will correct the teeth but if you do not correct the tongue's resting position the teeth will move out of alignment and back into an open bite. If this sounds like your child then I can help. Poor tongue rest position contributes to articulation disorders such as lisping, and tongue thrust swallow. The populations that I serve are: pre-school through school-aged and adults. The areas that I provided service in are: oral myology, expressive and receptive language disorders, executive function disorders, articulation, phonological disorders, apraxia, reading, written output, voice, and fluency. Assessments only are also provided. I can travel to your home and provide therapy where it is convenient for you and your family. The travel areas that I serve are: Richmond, (Langley if I have enough clients in that area), Vancouver, Surrey, Ladner, and Delta. Please inquire into how I can help your child today.

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