Founded by Liza Selvarajah, Montreal Speech Therapy was created to empower parents and clinicians alike by providing stimulating and language-rich environments in the most natural contexts, where all different personalities can reach their highest potential.
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LIZA SELVARAJAH, M.A. SLP-CCC
After working as a highschool and elementary teacher for 5 years, Liza decided to study communication disorders to develop a deeper understanding of what goes on in the minds of students who have trouble communicating. After receiving her Master's degree in New York in Speech and Language Pathology, she returned to Montreal to complete her clinical fellowship at the Montreal Oral School for the Deaf. She went on to teach at Vanier college as a pronunciation specialist. She is currently working for the Riverside School Board (RSB) on the south shore and running the speech and language department at Elna's Tiny Tots medical centre in Montreal.
ISHI ZACHARIAH, M.SC. (A)
Ishi is a personable Speech Language Pathologist who believes in providing therapy through building positive relationships with clients and families. Having moved between 3 countries, and 5 cities, she has developed a passion for meeting people and believes strongly in investing in each person she works with. Ishi recognizes the importance of individualizing treatment for each client, as each one is unique and learns differently. The aim is to empower clients, parents and caregivers with strategies to promote success. She holds a Bachelor of Arts & Sciences in Cognitive Sciences and a Master of Sciences in Communication Sciences and Disorders from McGill University, and is a licensed Speech Language Pathologist through the Ordre des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes du Québec (OOAQ). Special experience includes treatment and evaluation of speech, velopharyngeal inadequacy, early language development, play therapy, social communication, and stuttering.
IN COLLABORATION WITH
MEGAN CHEUNG, m.sc. (a), ot
Megan is a dedicated Occupational Therapist who, above all else, emphasizes developing trusting relationships and creating a safe space for children to make functional gains, learn new daily life skills and navigate the world more independently. With years of experience as camp counsellor, art program coordinator, and multi-sports coach, Megan readily found her passion in pediatric OT upon receiving her Master’s degree from McGill University. In a short time, Megan has gained valuable knowledge in areas of sensory integration, neurodevelopment, reflex integration, social skills, and relationship-based approaches to working with children of all abilities. She extends her compassion and desire for connection to families in the hopes of empowering and supporting caregivers in their child’s therapeutic journey. She recently launched her private practice to offer more accessible services in the home, school, and daycare settings.