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Sonya White

1118 Tolmie Avenue, Victoria, BC, Canada

Phone Number

2504644033

Email Address

islandkidsslp@gmail.com

Bio

I have worked in many different practice environments, including a child development centre, public health, and public schools. All of the work that I do is grounded in the desire to support kids as they learn to communicate effectively with the people around them. I am trained to administer a variety of formal early language programmes (including It Takes Two to Talk and Target Word). I also have additional training in the area of social communication. I am comfortable working with kids of all ages and I take pride in choosing materials and resources that are appropriate for an individual's developmental age. I believe that family members play an important role in supporting therapeutic change; I try to involve family members whenever possible during my therapy sessions.

Field of Practice

Speech-language Pathologist

Disorders Treated

AAC (Alternative and Augmentative Communication) – ChildArticulation of Speech/Speech Sound DisorderAutism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)Childhood ApraxiaCognitive Skills/Executive FunctioningDevelopmental DelayLanguage Delay/DisorderLanguage-Based Learning DifficultiesMotor Speech DisorderPragmatic Language/Social Communication Disorder or DifficultyStroke – ChildStuttering/Fluency of Speech DisorderTraumatic Brain Injury (TBI)Written Language Disorders (Reading, Writing)

Taking New Clients

Yes

Age Groups Treated

6 to 19 yearsLess than 6 years

On RASP list

no

Languages Spoken

english

Will Travel / Distance

Yes - up to If distance traveled is within 10 minutes by car from my house, I don't charge a travel fee; if distance traveled exceeds 10 minutes by car, I charge a travel fee.

Specialties / Services Provided

I offer screening, assessment, and therapy services. My services are guided by clear goals that I set together with family members and/or kids. I subscribe to a variety of professional development resources and take care to ensure that my therapeutic approach is grounded in current research.

Other Professional Practice / Service Information