Speech Language Pathologists and Social Skills

Jenny Sojat, MA, S-LP (C)

Jenny Gorton-Sojat is a Registered Speech-Language Pathologist who works with children, teenagers, and adults to foster social success. Before moving to Vancouver, Jenny worked at the Center for Social Thinking under the direct supervision of Michelle Garcia-Winner (the founder of Social Thinking).  Jenny has spoken at several conferences and provides Professional Development presentations throughout BC. She leads our team of Social Group leaders at ABLE and runs Summer Social, a summer camp for kids with social difficulties.  Jenny believes that kids learn best when they are having fun.

Nicole Davies, M.Sc, R.SLP (C)

Nicole is a speech language pathologist that specializes in working with children from the toddler years though to school age. She has experience working with a variety of children, including those with ASD, language delays, speech sound disorders, and social communication deficits.  Nicole has spent time working in schools, private clinics and child development centres. She is able to complete assessments, including those for ASD and other communication concerns. Nicole also delivers treatment through one on one therapy, consultation, parent training or a combination of these approaches.  Her particular area of interest is intervention with very young children and their families within a multi-disciplinary team.


Haley Adair, MA, S-LP

Haley is a Registered Speech-Language Pathologist who received her Master’s degree in Speech Sciences from UBC in 2006. After graduation, she worked in a variety of school settings and as a private practitioner. Haley has experience working with the preschool, school-aged, as well as young adult populations. She enjoys both the assessment and treatment processes in the areas of articulation, language development, literacy, and social communication.

Christina Healy, S-LP

Christina Healy is a graduate of McGill SCSD Speech Language Pathology Program. She is a member of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of British Columbia (CSHBC) and a member of Speech and Audiology Canada (SAC).

Christina has an extensive background providing services to autistic children using a family centered approach. She provided linguistic, social and behavioural services in a variety of settings including schools, child development centers and in-home. She is motivated to continue learning about autism spectrum disorder and keeping up to date on current best practices.

Christina has led communication treatment with head and neck cancer patients, provided phonological awareness intervention to school aged children and assessed the speech and language of children with behavioural difficulties in a hospital setting. She excelled on an early diagnostic team providing S-LP assessments and intervention to children with apraxia of speech, developmental language disorder, autism spectrum disorder and global developmental delay.

Christina thrives providing speech and language services to the pediatric population. Supporting and coaching parents with early language stimulation strategies is one of her specialties. Creating functional and engaging activities to target speech and language goals is the foundation of Christina’s practice. She believes children learn best when they are having fun, so let the games begin!

Originally from Seattle, Christina is ecstatic to be back on the West Coast and finally see some mountains! If you catch her outside of work, she is probably paddle boarding, kayaking, hiking or doing yoga with her husband.

Emily Jurgens, M.Sc, S-LP (C)

Emily is a Registered Speech-Language Pathologist, receiving her Master of Science degree in Speech-Language Pathology from Pacific University in Oregon. She has experience in both the educational and medical settings, working with preschool, school-aged, and adult populations. She enjoys both the assessment and treatment processes in the areas of articulation, language, literacy, fluency, and social communication.

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