Kindergarten Guide

About
Bowden
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. 

Meet our Clinicians

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Mary Bowden

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.