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Elizabeth St Jacques

3655 Trafalgar St, Vancouver, BC V6L 2M3, Canada

Phone Number

604-341-9099

Email Address

elizabethjeanstjacques@gmail.com

Bio

I have been a Speech-Language Pathologist since 1994, and have worked for 10 years in the Richmond Health Department with preschool aged children (1994-2004), followed by 10 years in the Richmond School District with students from Kindergarten to Grade 12 (2004-2014), where I was also a Consultant on the District Autism Team for 2 years. These experiences have allowed me to develop a good understanding of how the education system operates, both at the preschool and school-age level, and I have strong collaboration skills in liaising with families and school teams. I have a strong clinical background in supporting children with exceptionalities, particularly those with Autism Spectrum Disorders and non-verbal or minimally verbal children who require Augmentative & Alternative Communication. As well I have extensive experience working on speech sound disorders, apraxia, language delay/disorder and stuttering.

Field of Practice

Speech-language Pathologist

Disorders Treated

AAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) – ChildApraxia/DyspraxiaAutism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)Language Delay/DisorderStuttering/Fluency of Speech Disorder

Taking New Clients

Yes

Age Groups Treated

6 to 19 yearsLess than 6 years

On RASP list

Yes

Languages Spoken

english

Will Travel / Distance

Yes - up to Within 20 km of Vancouver

Specialties / Services Provided

Specialist in supporting children who are non-verbal or minimally-verbal by providing Augmentative & Alternative Communication, children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome and other Developmental Disabilities as well as children with Speech Sound Disorders, Apraxia, Language delay/disorder or Stuttering.

Other Professional Practice / Service Information

Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Alberta (1994), Member of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC, Certified member of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology Canada (SAC) and of the British Columbia Association of Speech-Language Pathologists (BCASLPA).