S1E16 Speech-Language Pathologist Interview with Rebecca Wong Kai Pun

Rebecca is a registered Speech-Language Pathologist (reg. CASLPO). In addition to being the mom of 2 small children, she supports families through independent private practice at Bloom Speech-Language Therapy and is the creator and coach behind The Parent’s Blueprint to Reading Confidence online course.

Rebecca is passionate about empowering parents by thinking #outsidetheclinicalbox. Sharing information about communication and literacy development, and supporting parents in becoming active team players in their child’s communication journey energizes her and gets her excited.

Read the full blog post here: http://joyfulmudpuddles.blogspot.com/2020/09/helping-young-readers-speech-language.html

On this episode we talk about

  • What is the role of a Speech-Language Pathologist and how their scope of practice includes more than one might think (eg. swallowing, literacy, social skills)?
  • How an SLP supports reading development and how it is different than other professionals (eg. teachers, tutors)
  • The story behind the creation of The Parent’s Blueprint to Reading Confidence online course
  • How to join the Popcorn Words webinar (online and in-person options)

Website: www.bloomspeech.ca

Facebook: www.facebook.com/bloomspeechlanguagetherapy

Instagram www.instagram.com/bloomspeechlanguagetherapy

7-module reading empowerment course for parents “The Parent’s Blueprint to Reading Confidence” www.bloomspeech.ca/courses complete with live Q&A sessions twice a month to answer all of your reading questions!

Upcoming webinar “Make Popcorn Words POP”   www.bloomspeech.ca/courses happening on Friday Sept 18th, and Tuesday Sept 22nd!


Meaghan Jackson of Joyful Mud Puddles is a Parenting and Homeschool Coach and an avid blogger. She has taken her passion for bringing peaceful calm to family life and pairs that with her background in education to help parents become more confident and well equipped. Meaghan has a Bachelor of Education and Engineering along with several years of teaching experience at a private school. Since having children she has homeschooled her three boys and is an advocate for the homeschool community, organizing events and leading classes. As a successful business owner and entrepreneur, Meaghan understands the difficulties that many parents go through trying to juggle it all. Her family struggles and transformation is what led Meaghan to become a Parenting Coach because she desires for others for rediscover the joy in parenting. What better way to describe the messy, fun exciting life of a mom with three boys that Joyful Mud Puddles!