Registered Speech-Language Pathologist
Sharon Lenz Weder has over 20 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist including 15 years in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).
She has worked extensively with people of all ages and a wide range of challenges including vision, hearing, language, cognitive, and physical challenges (e.g., autism spectrum disorder, global developmental delays, cerebral palsy, brain injuries, and strokes). She has worked in school, community, home, and hospital settings and has worked on multi-disciplinary teams including the Augmentative Communication and Educational Technology Service (ACETS) at Alberta Children's Hospital and the Assistive Technology Team at Renfrew Educational Services.
Sharon currently provides private speech-language pathology services to individuals and families, including families with contracts through Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD).
Sharon has a Masters of Science degree in speech-language pathology. She is a Registered Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) with the Alberta College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (ACSLPA Registration #2408). She is also a certified member of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC ID #563) and belongs to the Alberta Speech-Language Association of Private Practitioners (ASAPP). Her practice is guided by the ethical codes of ACSLPA.
Sharon keeps up-to-date with current theories and practices through ongoing research and professional development. Most recently, she has attended the following educational sessions and conferences: