Christine Black has an Honour’s degree in Arts and Sciences from McMaster University and a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from McMaster University. She is a graduate of the first North American problem-based learning Speech-Language Pathology program and is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario.
Christine collaborates with clients, families, teachers, and other health professionals to help further client outcomes. She works primarily in the pediatric population with preschool and school-aged children. Christine has experience working with various populations including those with Down Syndrome, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Childhood Apraxia of Speech, as well as cleft lip and palate. She is currently enrolled in a program to achieve her Individual Authorizer status so she can provide select Augmentative and Alternative Communication supports and devices for clients. She enjoys working on literacy goals that support global language development and spreading the joy of reading. Christine believes in providing holistic and family-centred care to give clients the best possible support and outcomes.
Outside of work, Christine enjoys playing with her dog, reading (goal of 100 books per year!), and creating art.