Voice & Speech
Bowden Voice and Speech was established in 2016,
born out of a desire to provide high quality,
personalized therapy to families in Toronto.
We provide in-home and virtual services to children and their families.
Founder and Speech-Language Pathologist
Mary is a Speech-Language Pathologist registered with the College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Ontario (CASLPO). She also maintains certification with Speech-Language and Audiology Canada. She is a proud graduate of the University of Toronto and holds the degree of
Master of Health Science.
Mary's additional training includes:
Hanen: More Than Words, It Takes Two to Talk, Talkability
PROMPT: Introduction and Bridging
Oral Resting Posture Placement
Picture Exchange Communication Level 1
Cognitive Communication Disorders Level 1
Voice Therapy Spectrum (LMRVT and CSCF).
Mary's musical and dramatic training includes qualifications in Voice, Piano and Flute from the Royal Conservatory of Music and a Certificate in Musical Theater Performance from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy.
Mary has had the privilege of working in a number of settings, such as:
- Parent coach for The Hanen Center (in person and online)
- Acute care hospital (Michael Garron)
- Child Development Center (Michael Garron)
- Neonatal Follow up Clinic (Michael Garron)
- Preschool Language Services in Toronto and York Region
- Several private Schools in Toronto
- Various daycare providers across the GTA
When she isn't working as an SLP Mary continues to participate in community theater as a performer, vocal coach and musical director. She is also an amateur beach volleyball enthusiast.