Meet our Montreal Team

Our Montreal branch provides services via tele-practice across Quebec and in-person at our clinic. School and daycare visits could also be arranged upon request and based on availability. 

Tamara Paull, M.Sc., Speech-Language PathologistFounder and Director

Tamara is a registered speech-language pathologist, the founder of SpeakAble and the friendly voice who will respond to your initial contact and help get you set up! She is registered with l’Ordre des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes du Québec (OOAQ) and also with the College of Audiologists and Speech and Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).  She received her Bachelor of Arts in linguistics from Concordia and completed her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of British Columbia in 2012.

Prior to becoming a speech therapist, Tamara worked as a behaviour interventionist and as a classroom aid for children with various cognitive and developmental delays. She has supported children with special needs and their families since 2006. While Tamara currently resides in Montreal, she still manages the Toronto branch and visits regularly!

Rosie Fleurissaint, M.Sc., Speech-Language Pathologist

Rosie received her Bachelor of Arts in linguistics from McGill University, and completed her Master of Science in speech-language pathology at the University of British Columbia. She is registered with l’Ordre des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes du Québec (OOAQ). Rosie speaks fluent English and French, as well as Spanish, Creole, and Japanese!

Rosie enjoys working with toddler and preschool children on receptive and expressive language, social pragmatic skills and speech sounds. She is experienced working with young children with autism and has been trained in Reference and Regulate. Rosie is an enthusiastic and driven clinician who is fully invested in using recent research findings and accompany families during their communication journey!

Timothy Christilaw – Joining Speakable in 9/21

Timothy received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Linguistics from the University of British Columbia (UBC). He is currently completing his Master of Applied Science in Speech-Language Pathology at McGill University, and in September of 2021 will become a member of l’Ordre des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes du Quebec (OOAQ). He is experienced in working with a very wide variety of communication needs, including language and literacy disorders, social communication difficulties, early emerging language, and speech sound disorders. Timothy’s focus is always on creating positive learning experiences tailored to his clients’ needs and interests, and he is a focused and innovative clinician who stays up to date on the latest research and treatment methods!

Léa Rafih, M.P.O., Speech-Language Pathologist

Léa is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with l’Ordre des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes du Québec (OOAQ). She graduated with a Bachelor of Science and a Professional Masters degree in Speech-Language Pathology from University of Montreal. She works primarily with preschoolers and school-aged children in the areas of articulation and phonology, motor speech, receptive and expressive language, social skills and written language (dyslexia). Léa is passionate and devoted to the children and families she works with!

Vanessa Cervini, M.H.Sc., Speech- Language Pathologist

Vanessa received her Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Ottawa and is a member of l’Ordre des Orthophonistes et Audiologists du Québec (OOAQ). Vanessa enjoys working with preschool and school-aged children and has experience working with the paediatric population in settings including: a paediatric hospital out-patient clinic, daycares, homes, and schools. She is also certified for the Hanen – It Takes Two to Talk program. With a passion to help children grow and reach their full potential, she enjoys working closely with families in order to achieve their speech and language goals!

Wendy (Yun) Chen, M.Sc., Speech-Language Pathologist

Wendy received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from McGill University and completed her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology at Dalhousie University. She offers services in both English and Mandarin, and is a member of l’Ordre des Orthophonistes et Audiologistes du Quebec (OOAQ). She has experience working with children with autism spectrum disorder and has ABA training from Montreal’s Gold Learning Centre. Wendy enjoys working with pre-school and school-aged children, as well as adult clients. Her experiences include working with culturally and linguistically diverse clientele. Wendy has a passion for working with people with cognitive and language-based difficulties such as language and literacy disorders (e.g. dyslexia), social communication, and using augmentative and alternative communication systems!