Leora Palace is Speech-Language Pathologist at The Redpath Centre. She has been
in private practice since 1994. She provides assessment and ongoing treatment and supports to children and youth with developmental
disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, learning disabilities and other neurodevelopmental conditions. She consults to schools
and classrooms in the Greater Toronto Area and supports assessment and accommodations for students with learning disorders.
She also develops programming specific to language related academic challenges and goals including auditory-verbal processing,
pre-literacy, narrative development, and written language. She is experienced in group treatment of social-communication difficulties.
Leora was employed as a Speech-Language Pathologist and Manager at Surrey Place Centre (Toronto) from 1992 to 2004 and as
Speech-Language Pathologist at The University of Witwatersrand Unit for Preschool Language and Hearing Impaired Children in
Specialization: Learning Disabilities, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, individual and group therapy, social- communication skills in
children and teens, school consultation including assessment and follow up.
Services Offered: Assessment, consultation
and ongoing treatment of communication difficulties including:
- receptive and expressive language in spoken and written
- social communication
- Honours Bachelor of Arts (Speech and Hearing Therapy), University of Witwatersrand, South Africa
- College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
- The Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA)
- South African Medical and Dental Council (SAMDC)
- South African Speech, Language and Hearing Association (SASLHA)
Schlosser, R.W., Sigafoos, J., Rothschild, N., Burke, M. and Palace,
L.M. (2007) Speech and Language Disorders. In "A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities".
Ivan Brown and Maire Percy (Eds.). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
Burke-Brassem M. & Palace, L. (2003) Communication Considerations Associated with Developmental Disabilities.
In "Developmental Disabilities in Ontario, Second Edition". Ivan Brown and Marie Percy (Eds.). Toronto,
ON: Front Porch Publishing.
Palace, L. and Eagle R. The Importance of Early
Intervention for Speech and Language in Autistic Spectrum Disorders (1997). In "The Autism Newslink". Toronto, ON: