KIDSPEECH™ has been serving both children and adults since 1988. The founder, Maria Scaringi, is a registered Speech Language Pathologist and a certified Canadian Life Care Planner who has worked with thousands of clients over the past three decades.
Originally from Montreal, Maria studied at McGill University and Clarion University of Pennsylvania where she was the recipient of several scholarships. She has lived and worked in Toronto, since 1985 and founded KIDSPEECH™ in 1988 as a boutique private clinic for clients of all ages with communication difficulties. Over the years numerous consultants have joined forces with Maria enabling KIDSPEECH™ to provide a wide range additional therapeutic services, both occupational and psychological.
Maria has mentored many speech pathology graduate students in universities in both Canada and the USA, as well as communication disorder assistants. As a certified Canadian life Care Planner, she provides expert reports and detailed medical-legal strategic and life-long plans for clients who have sustained injuries to one or more organs. She provides Speech Language Pathology Independent Examinations and expert reports for Insurance Companies and legal firms for clients who sustained injuries as a result of an accident.
Maria’s other professional activities have included serving on various committees provincially, nationally, and internationally.
Our KIDSPEECH™ screenings, assessments and therapy reports provide valuable information and insight to family physicians and school teachers.
Much of our clientèle comes through referrals by satisfied clients.