Our Team

Tanya Sloane – M.Sc., R.SLP, S-LP (C)

Speech-Language Pathologist | Clinic Director

Tanya Sloane has more than 20 years of experience in Speech Language Pathology. Tanya is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist with Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC), a registered member in good standing

with the Alberta College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA), a member of the Alberta Association of Private Practitioners (ASAPP) and a Hanen Certified SLP.

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Mike Sloane

General Manager

Mike brings a diverse background and strong team approach to his businesses. Mike brings 30 years of experience from his work in manufacturing, data technologies, marketing & advertising as well as 10+ years in the Oil & Gas services’ sector. Mike’s multidisciplinary skill set lends extremely well to the diverse variety of businesses he is involved with.

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Danielle Tobin – MS, R. SLP, CCC-SLP, S-LP (C)

Speech-Language Pathologist

Danielle graduated with a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Pacific University in Oregon in May of 2017. She is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist with the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), as well as Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) and is a registered member of the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA). Danielle graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Earth and Atmospheric Science with a Psychology minor from the University of Alberta and then moved to Portland, Oregon in 2014 to pursue her love of Speech-Language Pathology. During and after graduate school, Danielle worked with a variety of age groups in private practice, preschools, elementary and middle schools as well as retirement facilities. She enjoys working in early intervention, with special interests in language disorders, orofacial myofunctional disorders, preliteracy/literacy treatment, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). She is trained in It Takes Two to Talk®, A Hanen program for assisting parents develop their child’s language. She has taken additional training and workshops in preliteracy development and screening for “at risk” readers. Danielle is trained in orofacial myology, she is able to identify and treat orofacial myofunctional disorders.

Kelly Van Skiver MS, R. SLP, CCC-SLP, S-LP (C)

Speech-Language Pathologist

Kelly graduated with a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Idaho State University. She is a certified Speech-Language Pathologist with the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA), as well as Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) and is a registered member of the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA). 

 

Kelly moved to Calgary to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics at the University of Calgary while playing varsity level hockey.  She has extensive experience working with children of all ages and abilities. Her passion for working with children started as a teenager where she spent hours at the ice rink teaching skating lessons and coaching hockey. Post-graduation at University of Calgary and during her masters program she worked with children with autism as an early intervention therapist and then moved onto to speech language assistant.  After becoming a Speech-Language Pathologist, Kelly spent time working with the public school board before becoming a team member with Pathways. She enjoys working in early intervention, with special interests in language disorders, phonological disorders,  preliteracy/literacy treatment, and Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS). She is trained in It Takes Two to Talk®, A Hanen program for assisting parents develop their child’s language, PROMPT Level 1 Certification, Introduction to American Sign Language, and Dynamic Temporal Tactile Cueing program.

Lauren O’Neill M.Cl.Sc., R.SLP

Speech-Language Pathologist

Lauren O’Neill earned her Master’s of Clinical Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Western University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics with a minor in American Sign Language from Carleton University. Lauren is a registered member in good standing with the Alberta College for Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA). Through Lauren’s experience working in a variety of pediatric settings including clinic, community, and home settings, she has gained a diverse background collaborating with multidisciplinary teams and various populations.

Lauren is committed to developing the potential in children with a range of communication needs. She has experience working with children from the early years until late adolescence on their articulation/phonological, receptive and expressive language, motor speech, fluency, social communication, and literacy goals. Lauren has a special interest in early language and pre-literacy/literacy intervention, as well as Childhood Apraxia of Speech (CAS) and ensures that each session highlights the child’s strengths while building on areas of need. Lauren values the important role that parents and caregivers play in their child’s growth and strives to collaborate with them in designing therapy plans that consider each family’s routines and values. She has participated in various webinars and self-studies in the areas of early intervention, literacy and Dynamic Temporal Tactile Cueing. Lauren is dedicated in providing evidence-based assessments and interventions and is motivated to continue participating in ongoing courses and learning opportunities to achieve best practice for her clients and families.

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Monique Pearce – B.A. Psych.

Speech-Language Assistant | New Language & Play Group

Monique is highly motivated and driven to inspire children and their families to achieve their personal growth. She strives to create a trusting relationship with the children and families she has the privilege to work with. Her goal is to create a challenging, engaging environment to help children become life-long learners.

Monique has more than 20 years of experience working with children with a variety of special needs. Monique is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant with Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC). She specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorders, Metabolic Disorders, Speech and Language Delays as well as a variety of other childhood disabilities.  Her passion for working with young children with social, communication and overall developmental needs has led her to specialize in early intervention programming.

Monique has worked as a One-on-One Aide to a variety of preschool-aged children, a Private Early Intervention Therapist within homes, a Social Skills Facilitator to small groups, and as a Program Leader for Speech Camps. By working with multidisciplinary teams, Monique promotes effective communication with Speech and Language Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, and Psychologists to plan and implement goals and strategies.

As an innovative thinker, natural leader and excellent communicator, Monique has developed a number of resources to promote early-years success in the children she works with.  She has attended numerous in-services and conferences to further her skillset and knowledge in the area of Early Intervention Programming.  Monique has a Bachelor of Arts from University of Calgary with a Major in Psychology and a concentration in Linguistics.

Amanda Meechan

Speech-Language Assistant

Amanda Meechan has more than 20 years of experience working with preschool aged children, providing direct therapy and teaching to children in individual and group settings. Amanda is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant with Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC). She has earned a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and a Bachelor of Community Rehabilitation and Disabilities Studies from the University of Calgary. Amanda has recently taken additional training and workshops in preliteracy development.

Cherie Deur – MClSc OT

Occupational Therapist

Cherie earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Clinical Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Western Ontario. She has over 15 years of clinical experience, in pediatrics, in a variety of settings including inpatient and outpatient clinics at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, public schools, preschools and homes. Cherie is a member in good standing with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT) and is a registered member with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT).

Cherie has a passion for preschool early intervention and a special interest in supporting children who need alternative access, alternative and augmentative communication and powered mobility. She integrates research with practice and has presented her work nationally and published in the area of assistive technology in the British Journal of Occupational Therapy. Cherie also volunteers her time with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists – both with writing item generation questions for the National Occupational Therapy Certification Exam (NOTICE) and with the Momentum program – offering mentorship to other occupational therapists.

Lois Schlosser – B.Sc. OT(C)

Occupational Therapist

Lois graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy with distinction from the University of Alberta. She has over twenty years of clinical experience and the majority of this time has been spent working in community-based settings. Although she has worked with clients of all ages, her focus in the last ten years has been working with young children. Lois is a member of good standing with the Alberta College of Occupational Therapists (ACOT) and is a registered member with the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). Lois has attended various workshops and courses to increase her skill and knowledge in the area of paediatrics including “Handwriting Without Tears”, Peg Dawson’s “Smart But Scattered (Strengthening Executive Functioning Skills in Children and Adolescents)”, Carol Gray’s “Social Stories”, and Kim Barthel’s “Coaching Caregivers” and “Looking Beyond Behaviour”. She has also accessed webinars and completed self study in the areas of executive functioning and self regulation. Overall, Lois’ goal is to support children and caregivers by providing opportunities for engagement, learning and growth.

Danette Rowley – B.Sc. O.T. (c)

Occupational Therapist

Tracy Hagen

Business Manager

Accounting & Administration | Group & Camp Registration | Customer Happiness tracy@pathwayspediatrics.ca