COMMUNICATION DISORDERS ASSISTANT

Janicka Auguste

BA., Reg. CDAAC

Speech Language Pathology Assistant
Behaviour Therapist

Languages: English

Location: Ajax, Pickering, Scarborough, North York, Teletherapy

Areas of Interest: Autism Spectrum Disorder, Articulation, Early Language/Late Talkers,

                                Developmental Language Disorders, Literacy, Stuttering, AAC      

Janicka graduated from the University of Windsor with a double degree in Disability Studies & Psychology. While completing her degree, she also worked at the YMCA of Western Ontario as an After School Youth Leader, where she gained experience working with children who have exceptional needs such as ADHD, learning difficulties, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Stuttering. Afterwards, she obtained a Graduate Certificate in Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) at Durham College. 

 

The Crystal Ladder Learning Centre is where Janicka successfully completed her placement for her Graduate Certificate. During the placement period, she developed her skills in providing speech and language therapy, ABA/IBI therapy, behaviour management, crisis prevention and various calming techniques that are especially effective for children with anxiety. After her program completion, she immediately began working as both a Behaviour Therapist and Communicative Disorders Assistant. She works with both children who communicate using verbal expression as well as Augmentative & Alternative Communication such as PECS, LAMP, and Proloquo2Go. The Crystal Ladder Learning Centre is also where she met Erin, Meagan and many remarkable children!

LANGUAGES

English

Hebrew

Russian

Arabic

Cantonese

Mandarin

Shanghainese

French

Spanish

LOCATION

York Region

Peel Region

Durham Region

Teletherapy

BUSINESS HOURS

Monday – Friday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday – Sunday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm