See their potential...


 Inspire their journey...




Almost 30 years later, the founding passion, creativity and dedication continues to be the driving force behind every session at TLC.


We believe, 


Communication is the Essence of Life

Jill Clements-Baartman started


Talking, Language and Communication Inc


in 1991.


Jill's goals were, and continue to be to:

  • Put families first


  • Provide wholistic, innovative, and compassionate services

  • Address the unique needs of individuals at different ages and stages in their lives

  • Ensure that clients thoroughly enjoy themselves

  • Utilize data to objectively substantiate progress and guide treatment plans

  • Develop a strong, versatile team to offer greater flexibility to families

  • Constantly further the team's learning to better serve clients

  • ALWAYS think out of the box




who we are...

We are a dedicated team of professionals. We have additional training and experience with:

  • Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA)

  • Association Method for teaching literacy

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication, including LAMP/UNITY, Proloquo2go, etc...

  • Early intervention

  • Fluency enhancement techniques

  • Intensive Behavioural Intervention (IBI)

  • Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS)

  • Play-based therapy (Hanen, Floortime, NET)

  • Sign language (ASL, SEE)

  • Telepractise and teletherapy

  • Verbal Behavioural Therapy (VBT)

                                             and more...

TLC Services







Delivery options


at TLC

Our warm and friendly centre offers an ideal setting for a full range of services. We are conviniently located in downtown Whitby.

in our MOBILE Clinic

The "Gus Bus", our mobile clinic, brings services to your son or daughter while  they are at school.

with Tele-Therapy

Tele-therapy is an exciting, innovative and effective approach to a broad range of speech-language pathology services. We come to you in a highly flexible manner.

in Your Community

We can offer sessions in home, schools, daycares, camps, etc... We can coordinate our services with your schedule.

driven2smile - The Community Inclusion Program


Contact Us

4 - 413 Dundas St., EAST

Whitby, ON   L1N 2J2



Language and

Communication Inc.

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