vibhuti jethava, M.H.Sc.
Vibhuti Jethava received her Master of Health Sciences degree at the University of Toronto in 2015. She is a licensed speech-language pathologist, registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario.
Vibhuti prides herself in taking the time to get to know her clients and collaborating with them (and their caregivers) to develop therapy plans that meet their hopes, interests and communication needs. Here at Framework Therapy and Assessment Centre, Vibhuti combines her vast range of skills, work, and training experiences to offer comprehensive Speech and Language assessments and treatments to clients of all ages. Previously, at Early Abilities, Vibhuti coached the parents of preschool-aged children to support their child’s speech and language development through play-based therapy. At Holland Bloorview Kids Rehab Centre, she worked closely with parents, siblings, teachers and principals to support her clients’ with brain injuries return to work and play. At Surrey Place Centre, Vibhuti assessed the needs of adults with developmental disabilities, sharing functional communication strategies with their community care providers to maximize the client’s independence in the community. Further, Vibhuti has experience managing the swallowing needs of patients in acute, long term and palliative care settings. Currently, Vibhuti is also working at Providence Healthcare, supporting clients return to independence following strokes and other neurological disorders.
An enthusiastic learner, Vibhuti is always seeking out research opportunities. She has a publication exploring how children learn language, and another, evaluating parent-child interactions during motor speech therapy. Currently, she is working on a research project assessing how competent rehabilitation clinicians feel in managing the mental health needs of their patients.