Team

Arlene Sturn, MSc, RSLP, SLP(C) – Skylark Therapy Ltd

Registered Speech-Language Pathologist, Company President

Arlene is a speech language pathologist with over 20 years of experience working with children, adolescents and adults with disabilities. She is proficient at both Standardized and Dynamic Assessment methodology, skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of severe language and cognitive delays, practices theory-based therapy by developing functional goals that fit ability and focus attention and promotes an inter-disciplinary teamwork approach to rehabilitation. Arlene is certified in Speech-Language Pathology by Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and is a registrant of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHHPBC). She is also a registrant on the RASP list (Registry of Autism service Providers).
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Ivona Vujica, RSLP, SLP(C) – Skylark Therapy Ltd

Registered Speech-Language Pathologist

Ivona enjoys a collaborative and problem solving approach to speech-language therapy. She believes that expertise comes from life-long learning and experience. While still relatively new to the profession, Ivona is an avid learner and is currently exploring the use of Apps in therapy as well as keeping up to date with Best Practices in speech-language pathology. She has experience with preschool and school aged children with apraxia of speech, language and speech delays, fluency as well as children with developmental delays such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and Down Syndrome.

Ivona is certified in Speech-Language Pathology by Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and is a registrant of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHHPBC). She is also a registrant on the RASP list (Registry of Autism service Providers).
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Agnes Gradowski, MSc, RSLP, SLP(C) – Skylark Therapy Ltd

Registered Speech-Language Pathologist

Agnes studied Health Sciences in Poland and after immigrating to Canada completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Toronto. She taught health sciences in a community college for a few years, then, in 2008, completed a Master of Health Sciences degree in Speech Language Pathology, also at the University of Toronto. She has a number of years of experience working with both adults with neurogenic disorders (communication and swallowing), and with children with articulation, language and fluency disorders. Agnes is certified in Speech-Language Pathology by Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and is a registrant of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHHPBC).
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Lorraine Ho, Skylark Therapy Ltd

Speech-Language Pathologist

Lorraine is a speech language pathologist with a passion for school-age paediatrics. Her current focus and work is within the virtual school setting, but she is very excited to be a part of Skylark in her local community. She absolutely loves working closely with families in both intra and interdisciplinary team settings, and is particularly interested in finding creative ways to engage with her students. Lorraine obtained her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Boston University and Clinical Fellow Year (CFY) in Oregon, USA. Lorraine is a registrant of the College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHBC), Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC), America Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA), California Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology & hearing Aid dispensers Board, Florida Board of speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, and the Massachusetts Department of Education and Secondary Education Initial Educator license.
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Kia Goossen, Skylark Therapy Ltd

Master’s of Occupational Therapy

Kia completed her Master’s of Occupational Therapy from the University of Manitoba in 2017. While completing her Master’s degree Kia had fieldwork placements in a school and an inpatient paediatric mental health unit. Kia has a passion for children, which has been evident in her Occupational Therapy career, and also in her work prior to becoming an Occupational Therapist. As an Occupational Therapist, Kia has worked in community, schools, outpatient mental health and inpatient mental health. Prior to becoming an Occupational Therapist she also briefly worked as a Behavioural Interventionist, and had various other positions working with children and youth. Kia has experience working with children with a variety of diagnoses, including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Down’s Syndrome, Anxiety Disorder, Depression, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, and other genetic, neurological and developmental conditions. Kia’s areas of consultation have included: sensory processing, emotional regulation, cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy principles, executive functioning, social skills, environmental adaptations, fine motor skills, gross motor skills, visual-motor integration, self-care skills and group therapy.

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