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All of our Speech Therapists are registered and in good standing with the Nova Scotia College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists 

Mary Niamh Speech Therapist

Mary Niamh McGettigan

Mary Niamh is a bilingual pediatric Speech and Language Therapist, who enjoys helping children with a wide range of communication needs. She has many areas of interest that include; speech sound disorders, Gestalt Language Processing, early language facilitation for late-talkers and, alternative and augmentative communication (AAC), as well as sensory integrated communication therapy.

 

She is passionate about neurodiversity-affirming therapy practices and fostering strong relationships with clients and families to help them achieve their communication goals!

About Mary Niamh

Mary Niamh graduated from Dalhousie University in 2022 with a Masters of Science in Speech Language Pathology. Mary Niamh has worked in a variety of settings including the public school system, virtual-based telepractice, as well hospital inpatient and outpatient settings. She has completed additional training in early language facilitation, sensory regulation and gestalt language processing.

 

Mary Niamh is passionate about evidence-based practices and is committed to life-long learning so she can best serve the children and families she works with!

Mary Niamh can assess and support the following: 

  • Speech Sound Development 

  • Early Communication Development 

  • Pre-school Language Development 

  • School-age Language Development

  • Motor Speech  

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) 

  • Early and School Age Literacy 

  • Gestalt Language Processing (GLP)

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Aisha Zaman

Aisha (she/her) is a Speech-Language Pathologist who is passionate about empowering adult and pediatric clients by increasing functional communication skills. She operates from a neurodiversity-affirming, client-centered approach. She uses a trauma-informed and empathetic therapy framework that honours the humanity of every client above all else.

Aisha works with clients who may benefit from the following services:

  • Improving the functional voice use of people who have voice disorders or those who may be at risk of developing a voice disorder (e.g. singers, teachers, actors, etc.).

  • Having a safe space to explore and develop a voice and communication style that aligns with one’s gender identity.

  • Increasing functional communication and self-advocacy skills for autistic clients of all ages and people who stutter.

  • Early language development, feeding and swallowing support for caregivers and their preschool-aged children.

  • Increasing intelligibility and language skills of school-age children and adolescents

  • Improving communication for those with acquired brain injuries and their communication partner(s).

About Aisha

Aisha graduated from Dalhousie University in 2022 with a Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology. Her Master’s research focused on features of speech associated with various mood and psychiatric disorders.

 

Since graduating, Aisha has completed additional training in the following practice areas: 

  • Voice

  • Pediatric Feeding

  • Gestalt-Language Processing

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