Kidspeech and Family Rehabiliation

KIDSPEECH Logo - Kidspeech est. 1988

About Us

KIDSPEECH™ ll Speech Pathology ('speech therapy for kids’),
Toronto and GTA Speech-Language Pathologists,
certified Life Care Planners - kids, teens, adults



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Photograph of Maria ScaringiKIDSPEECH™ has been serving both children and adults since 1988. The founder, Maria Scaringi, is a registered Speech Language Pathologist and a certified Canadian Life Care Planner who has worked with thousands of clients over the past three decades.

Originally from Montreal, Maria studied at McGill University and Clarion University of Pennsylvania where she was the recipient of several scholarships. She has lived and worked in Toronto, since 1985 and founded KIDSPEECH™ in 1988 as a boutique private clinic for clients of all ages with communication difficulties. Over the years numerous consultants have joined forces with Maria enabling KIDSPEECH™ to provide a wide range additional therapeutic services, both occupational and psychological.

Maria has mentored many speech pathology graduate students in universities in both Canada and the USA, as well as communication disorder assistants. As a certified Canadian life Care Planner, she provides expert reports and detailed medical-legal strategic and life-long plans for clients who have sustained injuries to one or more organs. She provides Speech Language Pathology Independent Examinations and expert reports for Insurance Companies and legal firms for clients who sustained injuries as a result of an accident.

Maria’s other professional activities have included serving on various committees provincially, nationally, and internationally.

Our KIDSPEECH™ screenings, assessments and therapy reports provide valuable information and insight to family physicians and school teachers.

Much of our clientèle comes through referrals by satisfied clients.

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Did You Know?

  • KIDSPEECH™ provides service in English, French, Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese.

  • Your employer/employee benefit package may cover our services. We provide official receipts after each session.

  • You can claim our fees as a medical expense on tax returns.

  • Auto and Home Insurance can cover our fees in cases of injury.

  • You can check with your legal representative in cases of medical malpractice and other related medical-legal cases.

  • There may be benefits of a Life Care Plan for yourself and for your child(ren) in estate planning or tort settlements.

  • You may check for additional disability deductions available from the Canada Revenue Agency.

  • You can see us while remaining on a waiting list for public services.

  • We are flexible.You can treat us like your family doctor and come for guidance when you have questions and concerns.

Communication...more than Hearsay