Ali Hume-Paixao received her Bachelor of Arts degree (psychology/linguistics) from the University of New Brunswick in 2001 and her Masters of Speech Language Pathology from Central Michigan University in 2005. She is a registered member of the New Brunswick Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NBASLPA).Following graduation, she immediately joined Sharon Gainforth in private practice as a Speech Language Pathologist at Fundy Speech Pathology Clinic. In 2006 Ali was certified as a Clinical Supervisor through University of New Brunswick immediately following the opening of Stepping Stones Fundy Region Inc.Ali has taught the Clinical Supervisor Course through UNB for multiple years, as well as teaching through Fundy Learning Center.Ali has supervised many SLP students from cooperating graduate programs at multiple universities.
Ali has enjoyed working with Stepping Stones Fundy Region Inc. and Fundy Professional Clinic for the past 11 years.
Beth received her Bachelor of Arts from UNBSJ in 2004 and her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Dalhousie University in 2008. During her studies, Beth also worked under the guidance of Sharon Gainforth as an Autism Support Worker at Stepping Stones Fundy Region. Beth's professional career as a speech-language pathologist began at Fundy Professional Clinic and Stepping Stones. Then from 2009-2014, Beth had the opportunity to work in Nova Scotia. Roles included working for the Halifax Regional School Board, coordinating the LINKS provincial literacy program for students with learning disabilities, and providing S-LP private practice services for Halifax and Bridgewater families. Beth was pleased to return back to Saint John in 2014 where she continues to work as a Speech-Langauge Pathologist at Fundy Professional Clinic and as a Clinical Supervisor with Stepping Stones Fundy Region. Beth offers a variety of speech-language services, and special areas of interest include autism spectrum disorder, articulation/phonology delay, childhood language disorders, and literacy intervention.
Chantel Stanhope received her Bachelor of Arts (Psychology/Linguistics) from UNBSJ in 2011 and her Masters of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Dalhousie University in 2014. She is a registered member of the New Brunswick Association of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists (NBASLPA) as well as a certified member of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC). Following graduation, Chantel joined the team as a Speech-Language Pathologist at Fundy Professional Clinic and as a Clinical Supervisor with Stepping Stones Fundy Region. She offers a variety of speech-language services and actively seeks continuing education opportunities where she can expand her knowledge of the field.
Vanessa completed her Bachelor of Arts degree (Psychology/French) at St. Thomas University and her Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology from Dalhousie University. She worked as an SLP for 11 years in private practice, developmental centre, preschool and primary school settings in Southern Maine serving children from 1-9 years of age. Vanessa is a registered member of the New Brunswick Association of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NBASLPA), as well as a certified member of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Vanessa joined the staff at Fundy Professional Clinic and Stepping Stones Fundy Region as a Speech-Language Pathologist and Clinical Supervisor in 2007.
Erin Vyselaar studied at the University of British Columbia and completed a Master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology in 2006. She spent 8 years working with school-aged children with a wide variety of communication disorders. In 2015, Erin joined the team at Fundy Professional Clinic and currently works with pre school children with autism spectrum disorders.