ACO is dedicated to facilitating the inclusion of people with aphasia in family and community life by bridging the communication gap.
Sophia Mengad, Speech-Language Pathologist
Sophia is a speech-language pathologist. She has a Master of Health Science in Speech-Language Pathology from the University of Ottawa (2017). She is a member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and The Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA). After completing an internship here and graduating from the S-LP program at the University of Ottawa, Sophia joined the ACO team as a bilingual therapist who leads individual and group therapy sessions with people who have aphasia.
Evelyn Weger, Social Worker
Evelyn is a registered Social Worker and a member of the Ontario Association of Social Workers Provincial Board of Directors. Evelyn graduated with a BA and a BSW from the University of Victoria before completing her MSW at Carleton University. Throughout her career she has dedicated herself to empowering others through counseling, advocacy, education and resources.
Renée Laframboise, Social Worker
Renee Laframboise is a Social worker at the Aphasia Centre of Ottawa. She holds a Bachelor of Social Work degree from the University of Ottawa (2019). She is fully bilingual and is registered with the Ontario College of Certified Social Workers.