DAIN HONG, B.A. (Hons.), M.H.Sc. SLP (Reg. CASLPO), SLP (C).
Dain is a CASLPO-registered speech-language pathologist with a passion for working with adults. The intrinsic motivation of her adult clients towards goal achievement inspires her to excel in her roles as a trainer, counsellor, coach and educator.
Dain is a powerful advocate. Her educational and clinical background has taken her to China as an English teacher, and to Kenya as an NGO-based speech-language therapist as well as a conference speaker. Her experience in journeying with various individuals has driven her to be an advocate for effective communication that inspires function, independence and self-fulfillment. With faith in transformation and the power of perseverance, Dain sets goals with clients and sees them through to completion.
Dain is professionally ambitious. Mirroring her client’s tenacity, Dain embodies the values of life-long learning through active exploration of innovative evidence-based approaches. She constantly refines her practice through certification and training, and provides the most impactful client-centered services.
Dain received both a Master’s of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology and a Bachelor of Arts in linguistics and education from the University of Toronto. Next, she earned an internationally recognized certification with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and recognition with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario. Her clinical experience has gained depth through work in hospitals, clinics, schools and client homes, in the areas of cognitive coaching, voice intervention, articulation training, disfluency treatment, and neurological rehabilitation.
Ms. Hong is currently accepting new clients for:
- speech therapy
- lisps and "R" sounds
- voice therapy, including transgender and gender spectrum voice
- social skills therapy
- professional communication training
- accent modification
- stuttering (adult fluency)
- private aphasia therapy
- concussions and traumatic brain injury