About Me - Kate Clower
Registration number 5224
Kate is a registered speech language pathologist (SLP) with the College of Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) and a member of the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA). She graduated with a Masters of Science in Communication Disorders from Minnesota State University-Mankato.
Kate was born and raised in Thunder Bay, ON and is a proud Indigenous Canadian being a member of the Red Sky Metis Independent Nation. Kate has been providing speech and language services since 2008 and is passionate about providing individualized and client-centred speech and language services to her home community, region and province.
Kate is a veteran SLP that was formerly employed by George Jeffrey Children's Centre (GJCC) for over a decade. Kate worked in a number of programs within (GJCC) both as a clinical provider and in leadership roles. Throughout her career, Kate has also worked in the private sector in Thunder Bay with Partners in Rehab and in Alberta Health Services in Leduc, Alberta.
Kate is currently one of two SLPs in Thunder Bay currently recognized as a faculty member: Lecturer with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM). Kate has been committed to helping upcoming professionals gain the experience needed by accepting multiple students and taking the role of clinical preceptor through NOSM and as an initial practice Mentor through CASLPO.
Prior to her professional career as an SLP, Kate obtained a full ride Division I NCAA hockey scholarship to Minnesota State University-Mankato (MSU-Mavericks). Kate continues to support local hockey coaching at various levels and with a number of both boys and girls teams. Kate is a wife to Chad Clower and a mother of two boys and two beautiful black labs. In her spare time she enjoys playing on her own hockey team, skate skiing, golfing, the outdoors and recently began some interior design.
Kate brings a wealth of experience, knowledge and veteran leadership to her clinical practice and is passionate in providing client-centred care. I am honoured to welcome Kate to Chad Clower Speech-Language Pathologist Professional Corporation in a full-time capacity where she will be working with all ages in Ontario, as well as Yukon, NWT and Nunavut.
Kate is registered and licensed in Ontario.
Speech Language Pathologist
Reg. CASLPO #5224