Lana is a bilingual Speech-Language Pathologist at Boreal Clinic. She received her Master of Science degree at Dalhousie University - School of Communication Sciences & Disorders, in 2004. With over 18 years of experience working with students in educational settings, Lana is passionate about the intricate relationship between spoken and written language, as well as speech, language and literacy development practices that are culturally responsive, individualized, inclusive, and evidence based.
In her spare time, Lana can be found reading about reading, running, biking, and eating good food with her partner and cook extraordinaire – Anthony, their two boys – Kolya and Macéo, and her dog – Oslo.
Lana is a certified as a Structure Literacy™ Classroom Teacher (C-SLCT) with the Center for Effective Reading Instruction (a subsidiary of the International Dyslexia Association). She is also certified to offer ABC and Beyond – The Hanen Program® for Building Emergent Literacy in Early Childhood Settings, and It Takes Two To Talk (ITTT) – The Hanen Program® for Parents of Children with Language Delays.