Kendra Thouless, MA, S-LP Reg. CASLPO

Kendra Thouless

Speech-Language Pathologist, Victoria Hospital


  • BA. (Hons.) Speech and Language Science – Brock University
  • MA. Speech-Language Pathology – Central Michigan University

Joined LHSC:

  • 2011


Patient Populations:

  • Otolaryngology
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Oncology
  • Critical Care Trauma Centre

Professional Interest Area:

  • Assessment, intervention and education of swallowing, and communication disorders in the oncology population, in particular, those patients who have head and neck cancer


  • College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)
  • American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA)

Committee/Community Involvement:

  • Co-chair: Interdisciplinary Nutrition Committee 
  • Clinical Educator – Western University, London, ON
  • College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) Mentor

Continuing Education:

  • Trained in use of Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) (2012)
  • Trained in use of standardized Modified Barium Swallow study analysis (MBSImp) (2013)
  • Best Practices in Videofluoroscopic Swallowing Assessment and Dysphagia Rehabilitation: A Course for Speech-Language Pathologists (2011)
  • Dysphagia Research Society Annual Conference (2012)
  • American Speech Language and Hearing Association Annual Conference (2014)


  • Supporting the Communication Needs of Medically Fragile Patients: How Patient-Centered Care Reflects Systems Thinking. Thouless, K., Barrett, E and Bandur, D.,
    ASHA “Science. Learning. Practice. Generations of discovery”.  Annual Conference. Orlando Florida. November 22, 2014.
  • iPads at the Bedside Enhancing the Patient Experience. Thouless, K. and Barrett, E. South Western Ontario Stoke Network – Speech-Language Pathologist Stroke Network Meeting. London, Ontario. October 1, 2015.
  • “Let’s Get Talking”: Enhancing Patient-Provider Communication. Thouless, K., Barrett, E and Bandur, D. Poster accepted for the 2015 Institute for Healthcare Improvement annual conference.
  • Let’s Get Talking: iPads enhancing patient communication. Thouless, K., Barrett, E and Bandur, D. Canadian Patient Safety Week, London Health Sciences Centre, London Ontario. October 28th, 2015.
  • Evaluating the Impact of Speech-Language Pathology Intervention on Patients with Head and Neck Cancer.  Dreyer, C., Hawkins, S., Thouless, K. and Theurer, J. Poster.  Dysphagia Research Society Annual Conference. February 23rd, 2016.

Mailing Address:

800 Commissioners Road East, P.O. Box 5010

London, ON Canada N6A 5W9


519-685-8500, ext. 58435