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About Dana Prutschi

Dana is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with a practice focussed on children aged 0-12 years. If you are concerned about your child’s speech or language development, you are invited to call or e-mail Dana to discuss your concerns and arrange for an assessment.
Dana has years of experience assessing and treating children of all ages with a wide variety of speech and language concerns. Intervention sessions can take place at your child’s home, school or childcare, via teletherapy, or you may accompany your child to Dana’s fully-equipped home-office in Thornhill, just north of Toronto.
  • Individual care and attention to your child
  • Tailor-made therapy plans
  • Positive learning environment for your child

MULTI-DISCIPLINARY

Dana will work closely with your child’s existing professionals such as teachers, doctors, dentists and psychologists to customize a plan that suits their needs.

PARENT TRAINING

Dana will teach parents and caregivers strategies that you can use within your daily routine to reinforce the lessons being taught in therapy sessions

CREATIVITY

Dana has developed many creative ways to seamlessly incorporate speech exercises into routine activities such as mealtime or playtime.

MOBILE

Dana will come to your child’s home, school or childcare to conduct therapy sessions or you may accompany your child to Dana’s home-office.

Dana's Approach

Dana’s approach is multi-disciplinary in nature. Dana will work closely with your child’s existing professionals such as teachers, doctors, dentists and psychologists, to customize a therapy plan that suits their particular needs. Progress will be shared with these other professionals ensuring that your child’s health and development is being monitored across the complete spectrum.
In addition to working with your child’s health-care and educational professionals, Dana also spends a great deal of time with the parents / caregivers of the child. Parent-training is a critical component of any successful therapy plan as it is usually the parents who interact with the child the most. Dana will teach you strategies that you can use within your daily routine to reinforce the lessons being taught in therapy sessions. Dana has developed many creative ways to seamlessly incorporate speech exercises into routine activities such as mealtime or playtime. This dramatically increases the chances that your child will eagerly adopt the speech or language goals that have been set in therapy.