WHO WE ARE
Erin & Eve
TWO CAN TALK, Speech-Language Pathology practice, is the creation of Erin & Eve, two passionate Speech-Language Pathologists on a mission to provide excellent service for children and adults in the Greater Toronto Area. Individualized therapy services within the home, school, daycare, and community offer support and convenience for our clients and their families in their natural environment. We are a team of outcome driven, creative and professional therapists, here to assist you with all of your communication needs!
MEET OUR THERAPISTS
We believe in individualized treatment that involves the client and the caregiver.
We combine your knowledge with our expertise to develop a unique plan of care.
Our experience, passion, and family centred approach will make the difference.
Erin Goldvasser, CCC-SLP
Founder & Clinical Director
Erin is a proud mother of two young boys, and a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP), offering services in English, Russian, and Hebrew. Erin is the founder and clinical director of TWO CAN TALK. She prides herself in being an accomplished, dedicated, and compassionate SLP with a diverse range of clinical experience assisting children and adults with various communication needs. Erin's experience having worked across a wide variety of settings, including hospitals, schools, and specialized learning systems, has equipped her with the tools to work with the most complex of needs. She services people of all ages, with a myriad of communication impairments; including; speech sound disorders (articulation therapy), language disorders (both receptive and expressive), stuttering (fluency disorders), motor speech disorders (including childhood apraxia of speech), traumatic brain injury, processing disorders, cognitive impairments, food aversion, swallowing disorders (e.g., post stroke or pharyngeal cancer), dementia, down syndrome, autism, and others.
Erin has additional training in several evidence based programs, including Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2), Hanen's "More Than Words," Introduction to PROMPT, PROMPT Bridging; Clinical Short Course in Cognitive Communication Disorders; Supported Conversation for Aphasia and more. Erin obtained a BH in Psychology from York University in Toronto, Ontario, and an M.S.Ed. in Communication Sciences and Disorders from the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York, USA. She is registered with the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Ontario (CASLPO), Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA), and holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Erin (Chen) Mamalider, CCC-SLP
Founder & Clinical Director
Eve is a passionate speech language pathologist (SLP) who obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Science, as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics from York University before completing and obtaining a Communicative Disorders Assistant (CDA) diploma at Georgian College. She worked with children with various communication difficulties, including, children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Down Syndrome in school settings for special needs prior to obtaining her Master’s degree in Communication Sciences and Disorder from the College of Saint Rose (Albany, NY). Eve has experience working in both the public and private sectors, including in home or clinic, schools, as well as for a preschool speech and language initiative. She developed clinical skills providing SLP services in English and Hebrew, as well as some French and Russian.
Eve provides SLP services to children of all ages with varied communication needs such as, language delays, speech sound disorders (articulation and motor speech concerns), fluency (stuttering), social communication delays, literacy difficulties and more. She has extensive experience with the preschool population, providing assessments and facilitating treatment. Eve’s continuing education and training include Hanen’s “It Takes Two to Talk”, “More Than Words” and “Talkability”, as well as PROMPT and PROMPT Bridging, The Lidcombe Program, Pivotal Response Treatment – Level 1 and Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2). Eve is a registered member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO), as well as holds a Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC) from the American Speech and Hearing Association (ASHA).
Olivia Chiu, SLP
Olivia obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Language Sciences from Brock University and a Graduate Certificate from Durham College for the Communicative Disorders Assistant program. She obtained her Masters of Arts in Speech-Language Pathology at SUNY Buffalo and has since returned to Toronto, Canada where she provides speech and language services for children and adults. With experiences working at Toronto Public Health, Baker Victory Services- Preschool (Buffalo, NY), the Sisters of Charity Hospital (Buffalo, NY), and volunteering at the York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program, Olivia has worked with a diverse range of individuals. She understands the importance of individualized care and aims to help others reach their full potential. Some of Olivia's areas of interest include Articulation, Literacy, Accent Modification, Stuttering, and treating individuals with Hearing Loss.
Currently, Olivia is registered with the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA), the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Ontario (CASLPO), and the American Speech and Language Association (ASHA). Olivia provides services to adults and kids in English and Cantonese.
Dr. Amanda Morgan
Ph.D., C. Psych
Consulting Clinical Psychologist
Dr. Amanda Morgan has over a decade of experience working as a researcher and therapist within the field of Clinical Psychology providing assessment and intervention services to children, teens, and adults. Her areas of past and present academic research include: Childhood Developmental Delays, Early Intervention Programs for Children with Autism, Parenting Stress, and Dyadic (Couples) Coping. She completed her Bachelor's Degree at the University of British Columbia (UBC), has trained at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) Lovaas Autism Intervention Centre, and completed her doctorate degree at the University of New Brunswick. Also, Dr. Morgan completed a 1 year internship at Bloorview Kids Rehab in Toronto as part of her clinical training. Prior to going into private practice Dr. Morgan worked at the North York General Hospital's (NYGH) Child Development Centre. As a psychologist on the NYGH team, Dr. Morgan worked on complex cases referred to her by paediatricians from across Toronto.
Dr. Morgan, in collaboration with Erin Goldvasser and Eve Mamalider, provide comprehensive assessments including autism spectrum screening and child developmental, with the aim of providing meaningful recommendations. Dr. Morgan's areas of expertise include: ADHD, developmental disorders, intellectual disability, learning disability, dual diagnoses, and more. At present in addition to her private practice work Dr. Azarbehi works as a psychology professor at Tyndale University where she has founded TRACE – Tyndale’s Research in Autism and Community Education which offers seminars for parents and professionals, carries out research, and runs march break and summer camps for children with autism and other disabilities. She is also a sought after speaker and runs 2-3 workshops a month for a variety of provincial and federal agencies such as foster care, early intervention, school boards, and even parole boards.
Jeanninne Holt-Ulacia, SLP
Jeanninne obtained a Bachelor of Science degree (Double Major: Human Biology and Neuroscience) from the University of Toronto before completing her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Western Ontario. Prior to obtaining her master’s degree, Jeanninne volunteered for over five years at various hospitals and communication disorder programs. It was through this varied experience that Jeanninne developed her passion for the rehabilitation of acquired speech, language and swallowing disorders. Jeanninne has worked with clients at many stages of the rehabilitation process, both in the hospital and community setting, and strongly believes in a collaborative approach to make therapy both functional and meaningful for each client.
In addition to practicing as a Speech-Language Pathologist at TWO CAN TALK, Jeanninne also provides communication and swallowing assessment and treatment at various hospitals within York Region. Jeanninne is registered with the College of Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and is a member of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) and the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (OSLA). Jeanninne is pleased to offer assessment and treatment services to adults in both English and Spanish.
Meagan McLeod, CDA
Speech Language Pathology
Meagan obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech and Language Sciences from Brock University and a Graduate Certificate in Communicative Disorders Assistant at Georgian College. Meagan is registered with the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada (CDAAC). With experience at the York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program, York Catholic District School Board, Town of Newmarket, and The Crystal Ladder Learning Centre, she has worked with children of all ages and abilities.
At the York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program, Meagan was a part of the Child Development Program Speech and Language team where she delivered services to preschool age children with various diagnoses. These included, Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, Down Syndrome, Deaf and hard of hearing, and other complex medical conditions and disorders. Her clinical work had an emphasis on play-based therapy and Augmentative and Alternative Communications. Meagan has completed American Sign Language levels 1 & 2 and has spent her time working closely 1:1 with children of various exceptionalities. After living and working in Ontario and growing up in the small town of Keswick, Meagan began working at the Crystal Ladder Learning Centre to continue to develop her skills as a CDA and Behavioural Therapist; this is where she met Erin Goldvasser and joined the team at TWO CAN TALK.
Janicka Auguste, CDA
Speech Language Pathology
Kathryn Foster, CDA
Speech Language Pathology
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!
Kathryn (Katie) has a bachelor's degree in Applied Linguistics and Discourse Studies with a double minor in American Sign Language and History from Carleton University. In addition, Katie has a graduate certificate from the Communication Disorders Assistant program at St.Lawrence College and is registered under the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada (CDAAC). During this program Katie also completed the Registered Behavior Technician training. With a range of experiences from working in the inclusive recreation department at the City of Ottawa Katie has worked with a wide range of clients of all abilities and ages. In addition to this Katie has also has experience working with Emerging Minds, a therapy center for children with Autism.
At the City of Ottawa Katie worked as an Instructor Special Needs where she implemented and led a variety of programs for clients of many different abilities. These programs include a social recreation program for children and teens with Autism, a recreation therapy program for medically fragile children and integration support programs for children with Autism. As part of the Communication Disorders Assistant program Katie completed her placement at Emerging Minds, a therapy center for children with Autism that utilizes the play based therapies in order to ensure skill acquisition. After living in Ottawa Katie reached out to Erin and Eve to join Two Can Talk to grow as a clinician in the Toronto area.