BC Speech, Language and Communication-JILL TOPP
4619 St Brides Pl, Richmond, BC V7E 5V7, Canada
Jill Topp holds a Master of Arts degree in Speech/Language Pathology, which she received from Northwestern University in 1992 in speech-language pathology. She is registered with the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia (CSHHPBC) in addition to the British Columbia Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (BCASLPA). Jill is certified by Speech-Language, and Audiology Canada (SAC) and is a registered on the Autism Service Provider list of British Columbia (RASP). She has been working as a registered and certified Speech/Language Pathologist since 1992.Jill has experience working with infants and toddlers (birth-3 years of age), pre-schoolers, and children in elementary, junior high and high school. These children have demonstrated communication difficulties due to Autism, developmental delays, cognitive delays, learning disabilities, hearing loss, Cerebral Palsy, Apraxia/Dyspraxia of Speech, Attention Deficit Disorder, emotional and behavioral problems, cleft palates/lips, various syndromes, prenatal exposure to drugs and/or alcohol, English as a second language issues, and specific speech/language delays. Jill is also fluent in sign language.
Field of Practice
(Central) Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) – ChildAAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) – ChildApraxia/DyspraxiaChildhood ApraxiaArticulation of Speech/Speech Sound DisorderAutism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)Cleft Lip or PalateCognitive Skills/Executive FunctioningDevelopmental DelayDysarthriaHearing Loss or Impairment – ChildLanguage Delay/DisorderMotor Speech DisorderPragmatic Language/Social Communication Disorder or DifficultySelective Mutism
Taking New Clients
Age Groups Treated
19+ years6 to 19 yearsLess than 6 years
On RASP list
Will Travel / Distance
Yes - up to Richmond and Surrey and White Rock and Vancouver and Delta and New Westminster and Burnaby
Specialties / Services Provided
Jill specializes in treating the paediatric population. Children functioning on the spectrum of Autism and kids who are deaf and hard of hearing are areas of speciality for Jill.
Other Professional Practice / Service Information
As a generalist, Jill utilizes a variety of therapeutic techniques in the treatment of her clientèle. The best techniques will be chosen, based on an individual’s needs and the needs of his/her family. When working with children on the Autism spectrum, Jill will support each child and his/her family within the framework of the educational approach chosen by them. Jill's office is located in Richmond, BC.