Charla-Maye Cooper

Speech and Language Therapist

Charla-Maye is a registered speech-language pathologist from the Caribbean island of Jamaica. She completed her Master’s degree at the University of Toronto in 2016 and has had the privilege of gaining clinical experience during her studies both locally and internationally. She moved from Toronto to British Columbia in January 2017 where she has since worked with clients in the following areas: language facilitation, fluency, speech sound disorders, swallowing, acquired language disorders, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC), social skills development, pragmatic language development and conversation skills, apraxia of speech, and accent reduction.

She has received additional training in Lidcombe through the Montreal Fluency Centre for children 6 and under with fluency disorders and in the Comprehensive Stuttering Program through the Institute for Stuttering Treatment and Research(ISTAR) for school – aged to adult clients. She is trained in PROMPT level 1 to support clients with motor speech disorders. Charla-Maye has training in the DIR Floortime approach, and Social Thinking concepts developed by Michelle Garcia Winner. She highly values continuing education and collaborating as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Her interests include theatre, dance (ballet), travelling, and keeping warm:).

Charla-Maye is supervised on the RASP list.