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Michele Lacroix

Golden, BC V0A 1H0, Canada

Phone Number

250-272-5947

Email Address

mlacroixslp@gmail.com

Bio

Speech Language Pathologist with specialized background and experience in pediatric feeding and mealtime challenges. Worked across a variety of settings in both Canada and the US, serving primarily children with a wide range of communication, speech / language and feeding based needs for a total of 30 years. Emphasis on caregiver and family supports to facilitate greatest gains. Currently residing and working in Golden, BC. Provide early intervention services (children birth to Kindergarten) on a part time basis with Interior Health - Golden Health Centre. Offering private services to Golden and surrounding areas within the East Kootenay Region (with the exception of those families eligible for services through the Golden Health Centre early intervention program).

Field of Practice

Speech-language Pathologist

Disorders Treated

(Central) Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) – ChildAAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) – AdultAAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) – ChildApraxia/DyspraxiaArticulation of Speech/Speech Sound DisorderAutism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)Childhood ApraxiaCleft Lip or PalateCognitive Skills/Executive FunctioningDevelopmental DelayDysarthriaDysphagia/Swallowing Disorder or DifficultyFeeding Disorder or DifficultyHearing Loss or Impairment – ChildLanguage Delay/DisorderLanguage-Based Learning DifficultiesMotor Speech DisorderNonverbal Language DisorderPragmatic Language/Social Communication Disorder or DifficultySelective MutismStroke – ChildStuttering/Fluency of Speech DisorderTraumatic Brain Injury (TBI)Written 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 On an as requested basis

Specialties / Services Provided

Extensive and varied post graduate training and work experience serving children with feeding and swallowing needs and mealtime challenges, including those having a medical, sensory or experiential basis.

Other Professional Practice / Service Information

Active Registrant with BC College as well as having Certificate of Clinical Competency with ASHA (American Speech Language and Hearing Association).