Community Involvement

The Family Speech Clinic strives to give back to the community in which we live and work.

Co-op Students

We have hosted high school co-op students from the York Region District School Board and the York Catholic District School Board.

Communicative Disorders Assistant Students

We have provided clinical placements for the Communicative Disorders Assistants programs at both Durham and Georgian Colleges.  In fact, our own Tricia Middleton, CDA, enjoyed her placement with us so much that she came to work at the Clinic after graduation.

Speech-Language Pathology Students

Beth Cranmer-Smith, Speech-Language Pathologist, is a Clinical Educator for both the University of Toronto and the University of Western Ontario.  We had the pleasure of completing three student placements at our summer speech and language day camp last July and plan to do so again this year!


The Clinic supports individuals interested in careers as a Speech-Language Pathologist or a Communicative Disorders Assistant by offering volunteer opportunities within the clinical environment.  Volunteers support the clinic on a weekly basis while learning the many different aspects of provision of speech-language pathology services.