Centre Staff

Learn more about our clinical staff and their qualifications

Adaptive Equipment Technician has extensive acquired technical experience in the fields of seating, mobility and adaptive technology. The Adaptive Equipment Technician fills a vital role in Seating and Mobility and Augmentative Communication, complementing the work of clinicians on those teams.

Audiologists are registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). The College sets requirements to enter the profession, establishes and enforces standards of practice, and assures the quality of practice of the profession and the continuing competence of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists. Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists are accountable for practising in accordance with the standards of practice of audiology and speech-language pathology and professional behaviour set by the College.

Behaviour Consultants hold post-graduate level education in the field of Behavioural Science.  This helps consultants to assess clients with challenging behaviours and implement principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis to change behaviour.  Consultants work with Pathways clients and their caregivers in a variety of environments helping to support the use of behaviour principles.  

Communicative Disorders Assistants have completed an approved Communicative Disorders Assistant Program and are regsitered with the Communicative Disorders Assistant Association of Canada. They are uniquely trained to work as a dynamic team with and under the supervision of Speech-Language Pathologists.

Early Childhood Education (ECE) Teachers hold a diploma in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from an Ontario College of Applied Arts and Technology and be a registered member of the College of Early Childhood Educators (RECE). This provision is intended so the staff members have a theoretical knowledge of child development and program planning appropriate to the children with whom the teachers will directly work. Staffing and programming are regulated by the Child Care & Early Years Act 2014, Ontario Child Care Licensing and Ministry of Education.

Early Learning Resource Teachers have completed an approved academic program such as the Early Childhood Education program and / or the post diploma Early Childhood Education (ECE) Resource Teacher Program. The Early Learning Resource Teachers promote the inclusion of children with special needs into licensed community child care settings and licensed home day care settings.

Group Assistants provide support to Pathways lead staff during group client programming  or social enterprise activities. 

Occupational Therapists are registered with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO). The College sets requirements to enter the profession, establishes and enforces standards of practice, and assures the quality of practice of the profession and the continuing competence of Occupational Therapists. Occupational Therapists are accountable for practising in accordance with the standards of occupational therapy practice and professional behaviour set by the College.

Physiotherapists are registered with the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario (CPO). The College sets requirements to enter the profession, establishes and enforces standards of practice, and assures the quality of practice of the profession and the continuing competence of physiotherapists. Physiotherapists are accountable for practising in accordance with the standards of physiotherapy practice and professional behaviour set by the College.

Special Services at Home Workers have experience with special needs children. Early Childhood Education Diploma, Child & Youth Care Worker, Social Service Worker Diploma is/are preferred. Home Support Workers support Pathways' clients in their homes or within activities outside the home implementing goals and objectives determined by the family and the clinical therapist team as appropriate.

Speech-Language Pathologists are registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). The College sets requirements to enter the profession, establishes and enforces standards of practice, and assures the quality of practice of the profession and the continuing competence of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists. Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists are accountable for practising in accordance with the standards of practice of audiology and speech-language pathology and professional behaviour set by the College.

Social Workers are registered with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW). The College sets requirements to enter the profession, establishes and enforces standards of practice, and assures the quality of practice of the profession and the continuing competence of social workers and social service workers. Social Workers are accountable for practising in accordance with the standards of social work practice and professional behaviour set by the College.

Support Facilitators provide support to the program staff of a community childcare setting to respond to the diverse needs of all the children.

Therapeutic Recreation Specialists and Therapeutic Recreation Assistants have completed an approved academic program, such as the Therapeutic Recreation Post Diploma Program or a university degree specializing in Therapeutic Recreation. They follow the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics as approved by Therapeutic Recreation Ontario (TRO). These standards have been developed to assist Therapeutic Recreation Specialists to systematically plan, implement, evaluate and adapt their performance and delivery of services according to approved standards.

Last updated Thursday, June 2, 2016 - 14:47