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Clearly Speaking: Speech-Language Pathology in North York

Clearly Speaking is a private speech-language pathology practice established by Marlene Bedzow-Weisleder, M.S. CCC-SLP, Reg. CASLPO. She offers evaluation and treatment services for children and adults of all ages and demographics in the Greater Toronto Area. Treatment outcome will help build confident communication skills that carry over from private practice into the real world.

How Will Speech-Language Pathology Help Me or My Child?

With more than 20 years of treatment and private consulting experience, Marlene can work with a wide range of speech issues, including:

  • Articulation
  • Pediatric and adult language disorders
  • Motor speech
  • Voice disorders
  • Oral facial myology disorders
  • Cognitive deficits
  • Accent reduction
  • Fluency

Marlene will evaluate you or your child using standardized and informal measures and will recommend treatment based on the severity and nature of the disorder. Repetitive instructional practices and drills are commonly used, as well as physical strengthening exercises with multidisciplinary cues (audio, visual and tactile) to facilitate functional communication, swallowing and/or oral facial posturing.

Education and History of Speech-Language Improvement

Marlene earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Florida in 1989. She then studied at Boston University and Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, earning her master’s degree in 1991. Upon completing her fellowship year at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, Florida, she worked there full time in acute care, rehab and out-patient departments for 3 years. In 1994, Marlene moved to Toronto, Canada, where she worked at Toronto East General Hospital, Baycrest Hospital, The Hanen Center and various nursing homes. Marlene began her private practice part time in her home in 1995, and then moved her practice to join the Forest Hill Family Health Centre in 2010.

Marlene is certified in both the United States (ASHA) and Canada (CASLPO). She is Hanen Center Certified, and is a trained member of the International Association of Orofacial Myology.

Start a Treatment Plan

Call Marlene anytime to book your evaluation and treatment plan. Clearly Speaking is conveniently located in the Forest Hill Family Centre.

Professional Affiliations

491 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON, M5N 1A8 | 416-410-8255 | clearlyspeaking@sympatico.ca

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