Stephanie Somers MClSc., S-LP Reg. CASLPO

Stephanie Somers


Speech-Language Pathologist, University Hospital


  • BA. (Hons.) Linguistics – Brock University
  • MClSc. Communication Sciences and Disorders (Speech-Language Pathology) – Western University

Joined LHSC:

  • 2003

Patient Populations:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Intensive Care / Cardiac Surgery Recovery Unit
  • General Medicine/Gastroenterology – outpatients

Professional Interest Area:

  • Providing care to patients who require critical care or tracheostomy, as well as patients with neurogenic communication and swallowing disorders

Committee/Community Involvement:

  • Clinical Educator

Continuing Education :

  • Differential Diagnosis of Motor Speech Disorders: The Rules of  the Game, April 22-23, 2013, Newcastle, England
  • Trained in Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (2012)
  • Dysphagia Research Society 19 Antonio, TX, USA Annual Meeting, (2011)
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing, Toronto, ON, Canada (2010)
  • Putting Parkinson’s Into Perspective: Health Care Professionals’ Conference, London, ON, Canada (2010)
  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing, January 23-24, 2010, West Park Healthcare Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Brain Dissection and Neuroscience: Applications to Disorders of Language and Speech Functions, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA (2009)
  • Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Conference, London, ON, Canada (2009)
  • Crucial Conversations: Conflict Resolution Workshop Series: London Health Sciences Centre, London, ON, Canada (2008)
  • Academy of Aphasia, October 21-23, 2007, Washington, DC, USA
  • Tips and Tools for Everyday Living: A Guide to Stroke Caregivers, March, 2005, London, Ontario, Canada
  • Supported Conversation for Adults with Aphasia: Train the Trainer, May 13, 2005, Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Lee Silverman Voice Treatment Training and Certification Workshop, April 7-8, 2005, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • ASHA Professional Development Program: Standardizing Dysphagia Diets: The National Dysphagia Diet, and Other Considerations, June 29, 2004
  • Charleston Swallowing Conference, January 30-February 1, 2004,Wild Dunes Resort, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
  • Northern Speech Services, Inc.: Assessment and Treatment of Adults Requiring Tracheostomy Tubes and Ventilators, September 20-21, 2003, Toronto, ON, Canada

Mailing Address:

339 Windermere Road,
London, ON Canada N6A 5A5


519-685-8500, ext. 33517