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Therapist Bio

Thadani, Karen

  WEBSITEhttps://www.moveandtalk.com/

  contact

289-848-2037

  Credentials

MClSc, SLP

Canada’s ONLY Level 4 Oral Placement Therapist/Speech Therapist.

Karen is a certified and registered Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). She has experience working with both pediatric and adult populations and has worked in a variety of settings and within multi-disciplinary teams including: schools (public and private), hospitals, in-home, in the community, long-term care, and private clinics. Karen understands the importance of communication and being an effective communicator. She holds a Diploma in Journalism, Undergraduate Degree in Technical Writing and Masters Degree in Communications Sciences and Disorders – Speech and Language Pathology.

CERTIFICATIONS

• Lidcome – Fluency/Stuttering Therapy and management
• Oral Placement Therapy (Level 4) for sensory, feeding, swallowing, and speech
• Hanen, It takes Two to Talk

PRESENTATIONS BY KAREN THADANI, SLP

Speech, Language, and Oral Placement Therapy
• The Down Syndrome Association of Toronto (June 25, 2013)
• Halton Down Syndrome Association (October 29, 2014)

PUBLICATIONS BY KAREN THADANI, SLP

Interprofessional Education & Core Competencies (literature review)
http://www.cihc.ca/files/publications/CIHC_IPE-LitReview_May07.pdf

WORKSHOPS and PRESENTATIONS

• Medical Swallowing
• Teaching Verbal Behaviour to Children with Autism and Related Disabilities (Dr. Carbone)
• Cognition Post Stroke, Perspectives (West Stroke GTA)
• Current Considerations in Assessment and Treatment of Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS)
• Dr. Ratcliffe – Tolerating Feeding Intolerances with the pediatric population (May 2015)
• Developing Oral Sensory Motor Skills to Support Feeding – Down Syndrome Population (June 2015)
• Cranial Sacral Therapy (Intro and intermediate)
• Oral Placement Therapy: Clinical Implications for Tongue Thrust and Lisp (March 2016)