About Me

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Sharon Lenz Weder, M.Sc., R.SLP, SLP (C)

Registered Speech-Language Pathologist


Sharon Lenz Weder has 25 years of experience as a speech-language pathologist. She has worked with people of all ages and a wide range of challenges. 


Sharon has had a private practice in speech-language pathology since 2017. Before that, she worked with agencies such as Alberta Health Services and Renfrew Educational Services. 

Certification

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.  

Continuing Education

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:

  • Accent on Canadian English (ACE) "Train the Trainer" Workshop by Lisa Bjerke -- Calgary, November 2018
  • "Positive Strategies for Supporting Self Regulation" by Ruth Aspy -- Autism Awareness Centre Conference Calgary, November 2018
  • "Specific Interests & Kindness: Evidence-based Practice 2.0" by Elisa Gagnon -- Autism Awareness Centre Conference Calgary, November 2018
  • "Facilitating Play and Social Interaction in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder" by Patricia Prelock -- SAC Conference Edmonton, May 2018
  • "Childhood Apraxia of Speech: Navigating Assessment and Designing Treatment" by Lisa Mitchell -- SAC Conference Edmonton, May 2018
  • "Enhancing Services for Infants and Toddlers with Special Needs" by Louis Rosetti -- SAC Conference Edmonton, May 2018
  • "5-Day Advanced PODD Course" by Gayle Porter and Linda Burkhart -- Calgary, January 8-12, 2018
  • "2-Day Introductory PODD Course" by Linda Burkhart, Closing the Gap Preconference -- Minneapolis, October 16-17, 2017
  • Closing the Gap Conference on Assistive Technology and Special Education -- Minneapolis, October 18-20, 2017
  • "Practical Approaches to Embedding AAC in Educational Settings" at the ACSLPA Conference -- Edmonton, October 2017
  • "Make Social Learning Stick: Practical Tools to Build Social Regulation" by Elizabeth Sautter at the Autism Awareness Centre Conference -- Calgary, November 2017
  •  "Non-Aversive Strategies to Assist Individuals with Autism and Challenging Behaviours" by Dr. Andrew McDonnell at the Autism Awareness Centre Conference -- Calgary, November 2017