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Stuttering Treatment in Canada


Speech pathologists that specialise in stuttering treatment in


Montreal Fluency Centre

Contact: Dr Rosalee Shenker 

4626 Ste. Catherine Street West
  Westmount, Quebec
  Canada H3Z 1SE

  Phone: (514) 489-4320
  Fax: (514) 489-9249






specialist in stuttering treatment in



 Natural Speech Institute 

Contact: Robin Timmerman 

43 Edforth Crescent NW
  Calgary, AB
  Canada T3A 3Y1

  Phone: (403) 560-5211





Speech pathologists that specialise in stuttering treatment in 



The Stuttering Clinic is one of three major centres in Canada that specialize in the assessment and treatment of adults who stutter. The clinic was founded in 1972 and is recognized nationally and internationally. The Stuttering Clinic is affiliated with the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health Sciences for collaborative research and teaching. Most services are offered in English and French. The clinic is available to adolescent and adults who stutter.

Therapy is offered in:

  • Three-week intensive courses in May and July (in English only)
  • Semi-intensive evening courses from September to November and from January to March (in English only)
  • Non-intensive individual sessions throughout the year (in English and French)
  • Advanced group evening sessions each month

Please note: Following the initial course of treatment, appointments are scheduled to meet the individual needs of each client.

For More Information Please Contact:

Stuttering Treatment Clinic
The Rehabilitation Centre
505 Smyth Road
Ottawa ON K1H 8M2

Tel.:    613-737-7350   ext. 75631
Fax: 613-737-7056



Speech pathologists that specialise in stuttering treatment in 


The Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research (ISTAR) is a self-supporting, non-profit organization that offers specialized treatment to children, teens and adults who stutter. In addition, they conduct research into stuttering, offer advanced professional training for speech-language pathology students and clinicians, and promote public awareness of Deborah_Kullystuttering and its treatment. It was established in 1986 by Einer Boberg and Deborah Kully.The programs have been developed over many years of research and experience and therapy is designed to meet individual needs.

Treatment is provided by a professional staff of registered speech-language pathologists with expertise in the treatment of stuttering. Each therapist has a minimum of a masters degree in speech-language pathology. Since its inception they have treated more than 1425 clients from over 25 countries around the world, including Canada and the United States. Client ages have ranged from 3 to 82 years.

Stuttering therapy is offered year-round for clients in individual and group formats. We design treatment to meet the needs of each client, depending on the age, severity and impact of stuttering on the individual.

Institute for Stuttering Treatment & Research
  Suite 1500, College Plaza
  8215 - 112 Street
  Edmonton, AB
  Canada T6G 2C8

  Phone: (780) 492-2619
  Fax: (780) 492-8457



List of American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) certified speech pathologists who have attained Specialty Recognition in Fluency and Fluency Disorders.

These individuals have specific training and experience in the treatment of stuttering




Speech pathologists that specialise in stuttering treatment in 



Nicole Armstrong
Dept. of Speech Pathology
Lyon's Gate Hospital
231 E. 15th Street
N. Vancouver BC V7L 2L7
 (604) 988-3131  X4418
Lisa Avery
Avery Fluency Services
#400-1338 W. Broadway
Vancouver BC V6H 1H2
 (604) 714-0945 
 (604) 742-9957  FAX
Kara Beck, S-LP, CASLPO
Coordinator Stuttering Treatment
The Rehabilitation Centre
505 Smythe Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8M2
613-737-7350 x75631
Maya Brown, M.S., CCC-SLP
Halifax, NS B3L 2S7
902-493-5163 fax 
Barbara Burnet, M.A., CCC-SLP
405-1465 Comox Street
Vancouver BC V6G 1N9
 (604) 713-6000  X 2061
 (604) 688-4876
Tony Churchill
1568 Stancombe Crescent
Mississaugo, ON L5N 4P4
 (905) 567-0372 
Jennifer Code, Ed.M.
Care Plus
2085 Hurontario Street, #103
Mississauga, ON L5A 4G1
 (905) 306-0202 
 (905) 306-1709  fax
Luc F. De Nil, Ph.D.
Univ. of Toronto/Rehab Sci. Bldg.
Graduate Dept. Speech-Lang Path
500 University Ave., 10th Floor
Toronto, ON M5G 1V7
 (416) 516-0197 
 (416) 978-1789 
 (416) 978-1596  fax
*referrals only
Rosslyn J. Delmonico, M.A., CCC-SLP
33267 Shelley Avenue
Abbotsford V2S 1A6
 (604) 855-9192 
 (604) 826-4488
Carla Di Domenicantonio
11-1960 Appleby Line
Burlington, ON L7L 0B7
 (905) 336-7177
 (905) 336-7877  fax
Wendy Duke, M.S., CCC-SLP
Columbia Speech & Language Serv.
#1316 - 750 W. Broadway
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1J3
 (604) 875-9100 
 (604) 875-9130  fax
Glenda Falovitch, M.S., CCC-SLP
Jewish General Hospital
3755 Cote St. Catherine Road, A709
Montreal, QC H3T 1E2
 (514) 989-8803
Joan George, M.A., CCC-SLP
Parksville BC V9P 2P8
Andrea Gingras, M.A., CCC-SLP
The Montreal Fluency Center
4920 De Maisonneuve Blvd. W. #11
Westmount QC H3Z 1N1
 (514) 489-4320 
 (514) 483-6692  fax
Glenda Falovitch, M.S., CCC-SLP
5 Redpath Row
Montreal, QC H3G 1E5
(514) 989-8803 
Marilyn Langevin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Suite 1500 College Plaza
8215 -112 Street
Edmonton, AB T6G 2C8
(780) 492-2619 
Marlene Green, M.A.
3 Penticton Court
Richmond Hill ONT L4C 9S1
 (905) 508-9234 
 (905) 508-9259  fax
Rosemary Haugen
St. Joseph's Hospital
35 N. Algoma Street, P.O. Box 3251
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5G7
 (807) 343-2407  X2844
Elizabeth Haynes
Institute for Stuttering Treatment
and Research in Edmonton
8220 114th St. - 3rd Floor
Edmonton AB T6G 2P4
 (780) 492-2619
Bernice B. Higgins, M.S.
Cedar Hill Speech-Lang Services
3261 Doncaster
Victoria BC V8P 3V6
 (250) 598-8533
Robert Kroll, Ph.D.
Stuttering Centre
1210 Sheppard Ave. E, Suite #208
Toronto, ON M2K 1E3
 (416) 323-3335 
 (416) 323-0516  fax
Deborah Kully, M.S., CCC-SLP
Institute for Stuttering
Treatment and Research (ISTAR)
8220 - 114th Street, 3rd Floor
Edmonton, AB T6G 2P4
 (780) 492-2619 
 (780) 492-8457  fax
Amar Lallh, M.S.-SLP
Ste. 1611
Mississauga ON L5A 3Y4
 (416) 737-6153 
Kimberley Lawlor, M.A., SLP
Dept. of Education
Division of Student Support Servs.
P. O. Box 8700
St. John's NF A1B 4J6
 (709) 729-3008 
 (709) 729-2096
Marlene Lewis, M.A., SLP
MMLewis Speech and Language Serv
863 Cuaulta Crescent
Victoria BC V9C 3H2
 (250) 474-6368
C. Lorne McLash, M.Sc.
School District 62 (Sooke)
3143 Jacklin Road
Victoria BC V9B 4B4
 (250) 474-7840
Ann Meltzer, SLP
Coord., Stuttering Treatment Clin.
The Rehabilitation Centre
505 Smythe Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8M2
 (613) 737-7350  X5631
 (613) 737-7056  fax
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Shannon Muir
2519 Sandalwood Dr.
Kamloops BC V2B 6V3
 (604) 926-5033 
 (604) 926-5050
Aravind Kumar Namasivayam, M.Sc.
Graduate Dept/Speech-Languag Path.
500 University Ave., 10th Floor
Toronto ON M5G 1V7
 (416) 946-5456

J. Alexa Okrainec, Ph.D., CCC-SLP, BRF-SD
Winnipeg, MB R2V 1V9
 (204) 338-9724

Lily Ostafychuk
1304-44 St. SE
Calgary, AB T2A 1M8
 (403) 777-8790  X2239
 (403) 777-8799  fax
Indershini Pillay, M.S.
Communication Disorders
1081 Burrard St.
Vancouver BC V6Z 1Y6
 (604) 806-8648 
 (604) 806-8304  fax also
Anila Punnoose, M.S.
Can Communicate Services
1114 Culross Avenue
Pickering ON L1V 2W7
 (905) 831-1340 
 (905) 430-0922  fax
Holly Rigby
208 N. Norah Street
Thunder Bay, ON P7C 4H2
 (807) 623-6479 
 (807) 623-6626  fax
Rhonda L. Rubin, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Extra Mural Services
Suite 107-1600 Main Street
Moncton, NB E1E 1G5
 (506) 867-6500 
 (506) 867-6509  fax
Adriana Scuka
2-1973 Winfield Drive
Abbotsford BC V3G 1K6
 (604) 854-5625
Rosalee G. Shenker, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
The Montreal Fluency Centre
Suite 11
4920 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Montreal QC H3Z 1N1
 (514) 489-4320 
 (514) 489-9249  fax
Martha Vowles
Atlantic Health Sciences Corp.
Box 5200
Saint John NB E2L 4L4
 (506) 648-7265 
 (506) 632-5605  fax
Nausheen Waheed-Khan, M.A., CCC-SLP
17528 53rd Avenue
Edmondton AB T6M 1C4
JoAnne Wilding, M.S. CCC-SLP
The Speech People
7-2530 St. Joseph Boulevard
Orleans ON K1C 1G1
 (613) 824-1800 
 (613) 830-8303
Shelley E. Williams, M.S., CCC-SLP
Williams Therapy, Educ. & Consult.
383 Highland Avenue
Orillia, Ontario L3V 4E5
Sarah Smits-Bandstra, Ph.D.
Kilbride, Ontario L0P 1G0

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