Speech-Language Pathology Assistant

Tatjana graduated as a Speech-Language Pathologist from the University of Belgrade, Serbia, in 2000. She worked as a SLP with pre-school and school-aged children with various communication disorders, including language disorders, articulation disorders, stuttering, autism spectrum disorders, and developmental delays.

After moving to Canada in 2014, she has been working in the AAC field as a SLP Assistant with Communication Assistance for Youth and Adults (CAYA) in Vancouver. She provides support to adults with complex communication needs to maintain their independent communication through AAC implementation and training.  Tatjana completed various training programs in the AAC field, including Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), Language Acquisition through Motor Planning (LAMP), Talking Mats, and Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia (SCA). She is a Certified TouchChat trainer. Tatjana is particularly interested in supporting children with delays in language development who are non-verbal, helping them achieve their full potential through collaboration with their families."