Michelle Hebert-Moore M.Sc., S-LP M. SAC earned her B.Sc.(Honours) degree from Mount Saint Vincent University, and went on to obtain her Master of Science in Human Communication Disorders, specializing in Speech-Language Pathology, from Dalhousie University. Michelle is a longstanding member of SAC & SHANS Professional Associations and has over 15 years experience working as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Michelle has supervised and instructed many S-LP Interns from Dalhousie University from 2004 to present.
Michelle grew up in Lower Sackville, NS, where she continues to live with her husband Jeff and their daughter Eden. Michelle started her S-LP career working with clients ranging from toddlers/preschoolers to adults and seniors across all areas of communication challenges, delays and disorders. She has worked within hospital (inpatient) and outpatient settings. As Michelle advanced in her career, she has worked for the Halifax Regional School Board, working with school-aged students grades Primary to 12+. Michelle has a special interest in students with complex communication challenges, augmentative and alternative communication needs, social communication challenges including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down syndrome, speech and language delays/disorders, articulation deficits, etc. Michelle has education/certification in the following (including but not limited to): Picture Exchange Communication System [PECS], Certified International School-Based Provider of the UCLA PEERS Social Skills Program, several courses by Michelle Garcia Winner on Social Thinking, Phoneme Touch & Say, ABA Therapy, STAR, PRT, PODD (Pragmatic Organization Dynamic Display), Kaufman Early Intervention Program for Children with Apraxia of Speech, School-Age Stuttering Therapy, and Selective Mutism.
Michelle is thrilled to work with clients within their own homes, in collaboration with their families, to best support their speech, language, and communication goals. Michelle’s approach is family-centered, providing fun, practical, and functional activities, while teaching parent/caregiver strategies to enhance their child’s learning and growth, celebrating every success, big or small!