MEET OUR TEAM

WHO IS ACTN?

At Always Connected Treatment Network, we pride ourselves as a large team of professionals with a “small family” approach.

To best support our clients with quality and consistency, our service models are largely guided by the following core values:

• Open-Door Policy
• Commitment to Service Integrity
• Empowering Clients and their Families
• Community Integration
• Dedication to Progress & Growth

Always Connected to…Teamwork & Collaboration:

Did You Know?
With a passion for music, Lina has competed in a number of local singing competitions with additional training in clarinet and African drumming!

Did You Know?
Sarah has ran 6 half marathons and 1 full marathon!

Did You Know?
Sian has travelled to 21 countries and lived in 4!

Did You Know?
Tanya is ambidextrous!

Lina Pezzo Szodo

Director | OCT, MPEd, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English, Italian

Sarah Elkami Trdina

Director | MA, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English

Sian Williams

Clinical Supervisor | MSc, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English

Tanya Kallen

Office Manager | Bsc, MAS

Languages Spoken:
English, Hindi, Punjabi

Did You Know?
Stacy is PASSIONATE about ASL!

Did You Know?
Elizabeth emulates Queen Elizabeth with not only the same name, but a pet Corgi too!)

Did You Know?
Amrita has donated her hair for Cancer wigs 3 times - it grows very fast!

Did You Know?
Delicia loves quilling! It’s a form of art where strips of paper are rolled, shaped and glued. She uses these to make cards for various occasions!

Stacy Page

Senior Therapist | M.ADS, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English

Elizabeth Palma Montenegro

Senior Therapist Assistant
M.ADS, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish

Amrita Gill

Program Coordinator
BSc, Post Grad: Autism Behavioural Sciences Cert., RBT

Languages Spoken:
English, Punjabi, Hindi

Delicia Pereira

Lead Therapist
HBSc, Post Grad: Autism Behavioural Sciences Cert., RBT

Languages Spoken:
English

Did You Know?
Shai-ann has a collection of gold medals from her High School wrestling days!

Did You Know?
Blanche visited Hobbiton during her 3-week tour around New Zealand!
(it was beautiful)

Did You Know?
Kristina is a proud fur-mama to a beautiful boxer/lab mix puppy!

Did You Know?
Coming soon!

Shai-ann James

Primary Instructor Therapist
BA, RBT

Languages Spoken:
English

Blanche Lui

Primary Instructor Therapist
BSc, Post Grad: Autism Behavioural Sciences Cert.

Languages Spoken:
English, Cantonese

Kristina Pagliaro

Primary Instructor Therapist Masters of Ed. (in progress), RBT

Languages Spoken:
English

Coming soon!

Did You Know?
On her downtime, Reem loves to paint, draw, make art and play soccer!

Did You Know?
Micaiah has read over 1,000 books!

Did You Know?
Shaina strongly believes that a smile can change hearts and make days.

Did You Know?
Kashmala is known as the coffee fanatic by everyone that knows her!

Reem Ibrahim

Instructor Therapist | BA

Languages Spoken:
English, Arabic

Micaiah Frederick

Instructor Therapist
BaSc Human Behaviour (ABA) Specialization (in progress)

Languages Spoken:
English

Shaina Rodrigues

Instructor Therapist
Masters of Education in Special Education

Languages Spoken:
English, Hindi

Kashmala Abid

Instructor Therapist
Masters in Applied Disability Studies (in progress)

Languages Spoken:
English, Urdu

Did You Know?
Dr. Summers has over 25 years of clinical experience in academic health science pediatric settings.

Did You Know?
Ruchi is the sole proprietor of TLC Speech Therapy with over 18 years of experience.

Did You Know?
Coming Soon

Did You Know?
Shawna has personally experienced how a supportive therapeutic relationship can enhance the quality of your life, transform your relationships and bolster your resilience.

Dr. Jane Summers

Clinical Psychologist

Ruchi Ambike

Speech and Language Pathologist Reg. CASLPO

Sonal Prajapati

Occupational Therapist
OT REG. (ONT)

Shawna Akerman

Registered Psychotherapist
B.Ed, M.Ed, RP (Q)

Did You Know?
With a passion for music, Lina has competed in a number of local singing competitions with additional training in clarinet and African drumming!

Did You Know?
Sarah has ran 6 half marathons and 1 full marathon!

Did You Know?
Sian has travelled to 21 countries and lived in 4!

Lina Pezzo Szodo

Director | OCT, MPEd, BCaBA

Languages Spoken:
English, Italian

Sarah Elkami Trdina

Director | MA, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English

Sian Williams

Clinical Supervisor MSc, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English

Did You Know?
Tanya is ambidextrous!

Did You Know?
Stacy is PASSIONATE about ASL!

Did You Know?
Elizabeth emulates Queen Elizabeth with not only the same name, but a pet Corgi too!)

Tanya Kallen

Office Manager | Bsc, MAS

Languages Spoken:
English, Hindi, Punjabi

Stacy Page

Senior Therapist M.ADS, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English

Elizabeth Palma Montenegro

Senior Therapist Assistant | M.ADS, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English, Spanish

Did You Know?
Amrita has donated her hair for Cancer wigs 3 times - it grows very fast!

Did You Know?
Delicia loves quilling! It’s a form of art where strips of paper are rolled, shaped and glued. She uses these to make cards for various occasions!

Did You Know?
Shai-ann has a collection of gold medals from her High School wrestling days!

Amrita Gill

Program Coordinator, BSc, Post Grad: Autism Behavioural Sciences Cert., RBT

Languages Spoken:
English, Punjabi, Hindi

Delicia Pereira

Lead Therapist
HBSc, Post Grad: Autism Behavioural Sciences Cert., RBT

Languages Spoken:
English

Shai-ann James

Primary Instructor Therapist | BA, RBT

Languages Spoken:
English

Did You Know?
Blanche visited Hobbiton during her 3-week tour around New Zealand!
(it was beautiful)

Did You Know?
Kristina is a proud fur-mama to a beautiful boxer/lab mix puppy!

Did You Know?
On her downtime, Reem loves to paint, draw, make art and play soccer!

Blanche Lui

Primary Instructor Therapist
BSc, Post Grad: Autism Behavioural Sciences Cert.

Languages Spoken:
English, Cantonese

Kristina Pagliaro

Primary Instructor Therapist
BA, Masters of Ed (in progress), RBT

Languages Spoken:
English

Reem Ibrahim

Instructor Therapist | BA Languages Spoken:
English, Arabic

Did You Know?
Micaiah has read over 1,000 books!

Did You Know?
Shaina strongly believes that a smile can change hearts and make days.

Did You Know?
Kashmala is known as the coffee fanatic by everyone that knows her!

Micaiah Frederick

Instructor Therapist
BaSc Human Behaviour (ABA) Specialization (in progress)

Languages Spoken:
English

Shaina Rodrigues

Instructor Therapist
Masters of Education in Special Education

Languages Spoken:
English, Hindi

Kashmala Abid

Instructor Therapist
Masters in Applied Disability Studies (in progress)

Languages Spoken:
English, Urdu

Did You Know?
Dr. Summers has over 25 years of clinical experience in academic health science pediatric settings.

Did You Know?
Ruchi is the sole proprietor of TLC Speech Therapy with over 18 years of experience.

Did You Know?
Shawna has personally experienced how a supportive therapeutic relationship can enhance the quality of your life, transform your relationships and bolster your resilience.

Dr. Jane Summers

Clinical Psychologist

Ruchi Ambike

Speech and Language Pathologist Reg. CASLPO

Shawna Akerman

Registered Psychotherapist
B.Ed, M.Ed, RP (Q)

NOT PICTURED: 
Sonal Prajapati, Occupational Therapist (OT REG. ONT)

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