about bespoke speech

Where Parents and Their Littles Are Seen, Heard & Understood

We care about your child, share the goals you have for them, and are here to support you both—in a way that fits your family’s life.

Parent to Parent, We Understand.

And because we understand, we can help.

We see a world where every child is understood and can communicate at their level, to their fullest potential, whatever that may be. And, where parents are confidently equipped with an understanding of how to support their children, so they can be the reason their child achieves their goals.

Our Vision

Our Mission

We’re on a mission to help children play and communicate to their fullest potential by including their families in the process. With understanding and a “been there” communication style, we reduce parents’ fears and let them know they’re never alone on their child’s path to communication.

Our Team of Speech Therapists

Rebecca Drory

M.H.Sc., S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist
Founder and Clinical Director
Assessment, Therapy, and Consultation Team
Babbling Babies Facilitator

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I received my Masters in Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Toronto.  My career started within the public preschool speech and language program through the Hanen Centre in Toronto.   In 2017, I ventured out on my own and established Bespoke Speech and developed our signature baby program, Babbling Babies®.  I continue to create and add group programs and e-courses to best equip parents and give them confidence in helping their Little Ones 'communication skills soar.
 
My speech therapy niche and absolute passions are Late Talking Toddlers and motor speech difficulties.   I've always excelled at maintaining open communication with families and believe that parent participation is a key component to building strong language and play skills in the early years. I use a tailored approach to both child and caregiver to ensure positive communication change and success for our families.  

I owe my speech therapy success to my own two children.  They were born 1 ½ years apart and are the very best of friends. Becoming their mom has infinitely helped me hone my craft and most importantly my compassion for our little clients and their families.

Jackie Saltsman

M.H.Sc., S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist
Assessment, Therapy, and Consultation Team

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I received my Masters of Health in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Toronto.  In addition to private practice with Bespoke Speech, for the past 15 years I have worked with the public preschool speech and language program in Toronto through the Hanen Centre and Surrey Place Centre.   I have a passion for speech sound disorders and Late Talking Toddlers. I truly enjoy collaborating with parents to help their children reach their individual speech and language goals.  

I love spending quality time with my three wonderful daughters, including a set of identical twins!  Being a busy mom helped me become a better therapist; particularly including a child's family in the therapy process.

Cindy Addario

M.Cl.Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist
Assessment, Therapy, and Consultation Team

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I received my Masters of Clinical Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Western University.  I have over 15 years of experience at Erinoak Kids Centre for Treatment and Development.  I work closely with families to facilitate their child’s social communication and speech and language skills.  

I have a passion for coaching parents and supporting social communication skills and motor speech development.  My niche is using a strengths’ based approach with Autistic and neuro diverse children. I facilitate their language, speech and social communication goals by building relationships and engaging their families through play.    

I have two wonderful daughters who keep me busy.  Asa mom and a Speech Language Pathologist, I understands the importance of being playful and following a child’s lead in their interests.  With a warm partnership, I support families in understanding their child’s individual strengths and differences in order to build emotional relationships that facilitate their child’s social and language development.  

Karen Feder

Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist
Assessment, Therapy, and Consultation Team

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I received my Masters of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Toronto. I have over 20 years’ experience working in the private sector as well as in the public sector with the public preschool speech and language program in the GTA.  Several years ago, I took on a management position for a speech and language team, which was an exciting new opportunity in my career. Still, I missed my time spent with Little Ones and their parents, so I’m thrilled to be part of the Bespoke team where I can continue to support families directly. 

I have extensive experience working with children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds to support and develop their language, social communication, play, literacy and speech production skills. 

I’m the proud mom of two teenaged daughters. Running a busy household helped me gain perspective on the necessity and importance of incorporating language learning into everyday moments and daily routines. I value including and empowering parents to support the growth of their children’s communication skills. 

Amanda Baker

M.Cl.Sc., Reg. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist
Babbling Babies Facilitator

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I received my Masters of Clinical Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Western University. My career experience includes working in private practice with toddlers, preschoolers and school-aged children and as a school-based SLP.  When I am not facilitating the Babbling Babies program I work on the Autism Team at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB).Working in a collaborative professional team setting allows me to provide effective and appropriate classroom-based strategies while supporting and encouraging neuro-diverse children to reach their communication goals. 

As an SLP mom to three amazing children, I understand the importance of early language development and how interactive play can foster communication.  I enjoy sharing my knowledge and spending time getting to know our Babbling Babies’ families. 

ColleenGourley

CDA

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Therapy Team

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I have an undergraduate degree in Sociology from the University of Toronto and my Communicative Disorder Assistant (CDA) certificate from Durham College. For over 15 years, I have been working in the public preschool speech and language program through the Hanen Centre and Surrey Place Centre. 

Rebecca Drory and I have been working together since the start of our careers.  We have fostered a strong professional collaboration which has also developed into a close personal friendship! I have been part of the Bespoke team since its inception. 

 I have a passion for parent training through a play-based approach focusing on Late Talking Toddlers and motor speech difficulties. I also enjoy supporting clients with social communication goals. It is rewarding and fulfilling to develop a young child’s individual strengths and needs by empowering their parents’ knowledge. 

Stephanie DeCiantis

CDA

Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Therapy Team

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I have an undergraduate degree in Speech and Language Sciences from Brock University and my Communicative Disorder Assistant(CDA) certificate from Durham College.  For over a decade, I have worked within several Preschool Speech and Language Programs in Ontario and currently support families at Erinoak Kids. My therapy passions are parent coaching, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC),social interaction skills, receptive and expressive language delays, and motor speech difficulties. 

I have two beautiful twins who keep me busy in my free time. As a mom, I understand the importance of developing strong social and communication development in children while working hand-in-hand with their families.

Li Tang

M.H.Sc., REG. CASLPO

Speech-Language Pathologist
Assessment, Therapy, and Consultation Team

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--Currently on Maternity Leave-- 

I am a bilingual speaker and provide services in English and Mandarin.  I received my Master of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Toronto. My passion is working with preschoolers and I have career experience at KidsAbility Centre for Child Development in Waterloo, in the Toronto public preschool speech and language program through the Hanen Centre and Surrey Place Centre, and in private practice with Bespoke Speech.

I believe in the importance of early intervention and parent involvement.  I have two young daughters who keep me busy and I continue to learn how to balance working and family life while celebrating all the little milestones along the way. I’m determined to equip parents with the knowledge and skills to help their Little Ones reach their full communication potential.

Preschoolers Are Our Niche. Talking is The Goal.

We help babies, toddlers, and preschoolers find their voices, get their needs met, and thrive with:

Speech Assessments

Have concerns of your own? Was something flagged by your child’s daycare or pediatrician? Start here!

Get Started

Speech Therapy

After your child’s assessment, you can book ongoing therapy appointments as often as needed.

Keep Going

Babbling Babies

A play and language program designed for you and your baby, and taught by speech therapists!

Learn More

Speech Consults

For parents & professionals who want a set of trained eyes to help them confirm whether or not a child is on the right track.

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Let’s Walk Their Communication Path Together

WE’RE YOUR PARTNERS IN SPEECH, LANGUAGE & PARENTING

We partner with you to get your child talking like they could be, and make language learning easier than you think in the process. Because all the research and knowledge in the world won’t help if you don’t feel confident and comfortable getting involved.

OUR SPEECH THERAPISTS ARE CERTIFIED & TRUSTED BY

No Parent Guilt, Judgment, Or Blame.

JUST US, WORKING TOGETHER TO GET YOUR CHILD TALKING!

Expert education & tons of baby fun! This play and communication program was made for you and your baby.

Babbling Babies

Speech Therapy

If you have concerns of your own or you were referred to speech therapy by a care provider, start here!

OUR PROMISE TO YOU

If We Can’t Help Your Child, We’ll Find Someone Who Can!

We only help children and families we know we can do an amazing job with. If we’re not the right fit for your child, we’ll refer you to someone who is.

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