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/Co-Founder | OCT, MPEd, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English, Italian

Sarah Elkami Trdina

Director/Co-Founder| MA, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English

Sian Williams

Clinical Director | 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?
Amanda likes to change her hair colour often!

Did You Know?
Kashmala is a coffee fanatic!

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

Stacy Page

Clinical Supervisor | M.ADS, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English

Amanda Linhares

Senior ABA Therapist | M.ADS

Languages Spoken:
English

Kashmala Abid

Senior ABA Therapist | M.ADS

Languages Spoken:
English, Urdu

Micaiah Frederick

Primary ABA Therapist | BSc Human Behavior

Languages Spoken:
English

Did You Know?
Valentina lives in a remote area with a packed house of 3 dogs and 14 chickens!

Eliza Buckingham
Instructor Therapist | BA, Post Grad: Autism Behaviour Science, Masters of Disability Studies (In progress)
Languages Spoken: English

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

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

Balentina Tasillo

Primary ABA Therapist |
Community & Justice Diploma, Behaviour Science Degree (In Progress)

Languages Spoken:
English

Eliza Buckingham

Primary ABA Therapist | M.ADS (in progress)

Languages Spoken:
English

Shai-ann James
Primary ABA Therapist | BA

Languages Spoken:
English

Reem Ibrahim
ABA Therapist | BA

Languages Spoken:
English, Arabic

Did You Know?
Josephine has lived in 5 different countries and visited over 20 different cities!

Did You Know?
Kandice likes to in an English accent every now and then.

Did You Know?
Taylor enjoys spending time outdoors and finding new hiking trails!

Did You Know?
1) Jessica loves fishing
2) She enjoys doing pretty much anything outdoors
3) She has a really cute puppy named Biscuit

Josephine Payne

ABA Therapist | Behavior Science Degree (In Progress)
Languages Spoken: English

Kandice Pryce

ABA Therapist | Social Services Worker Dipolma & BA Human Services - Social Services Work (In Progress)
Languages Spoken: English

Taylor Strachan
ABA Therapist | BA
Languages Spoke: English

Jessica Baraiya
ABA Therapist | BA Behaviour Science
Languages Spoken: English

Rachel Harris
ABA Therapist BA Behavioural Psychology (In Progress)
Languages Spoken:
English

Anastasiia Melnikova
ABA Therapist | Bachelor of Behavioural Science (In Progress) 
Language Spoken: 
English, Russian

Coming Soon!

Coming soon!

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

Did You Know?
Swarupa is a dancer. She grew up competing and performing for various Indian cultural associations doing bollywood dancing and still pursues her passion for dancing today through zumba!

Did You Know?
Monal is trained in classical indian dancing and loves to incorporate movement in her therapy sessions!

Did You Know?
Coming soon

Dr. Jane Summers

Clinical Psychologist

Swarupa Nair

Speech and Language Pathologist Reg. CASLPO

Monal Gandhi

Occupational Therapist
OT REG. (ONT)

Coming soon!

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 Director MSc, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English

Did You Know?
Tanya is ambidextrous!

Did You Know?
Stacy is PASSIONATE about ASL!

Did You Know?
Amanda likes to change her hair colour often!

Tanya Kallen

Office Manager | Bsc, MAS

Languages Spoken:
English, Hindi, Punjabi

Stacy Page

Clinical Supervisor M.ADS, BCBA

Languages Spoken:
English

Amanda Lindhares

Senior ABA Therapist M.ADS,

Languages Spoken:
English

Did You Know?
Kashmala is a coffee fanatic!

Did You Know?
Eliza has been to over 50 concerts!

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

Kashmala Abid

Senior ABA Therapist M.ADS

Languages Spoken:
English, Urdu

Eliza Buckingham

Primary ABA Therapist
BA, Post Grad: Autism and Behavioural Science, Masters of Applied Disability Studies (In Progress)

Languages Spoken:
English

Shai-ann James

Primary ABA Therapist | BA,

Languages Spoken:
English

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

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

Did You Know?
Muna has visited 14 different countries!

Micaiah Frederick

Primary ABA Therapist
BaSc Human Behaviour (ABA) Specialization, RBT

Languages Spoken: English

Reem Ibarahim ABA Therapist

BA

Languages Spoken:

English, Arabic

Muna Farah

ABA Therapist
BSc, Post Grad: Autism and Behavioural Science

Languages Spoken:
English

Did You Know?
Anastasia fast tracked high school in 3 years!

Anastasia (Stacie) Koudrova-Wilkinson ABA Therapist BaSc Human Behaviour, Autism Behavioural Science Cert, Masters of SLP (In Progress)
Languages Spoken: English, French, Russian

Did You Know?
Valentina lives in a remote area with a packed house of 3 dogs and 14 chickens!

Valentina Tasillo Primary ABA Therapist
Community & Justice Diploma, Behaviour Science Degree (In Progress) Languages Spoken: English

Did You Know?
Keiosha loves knitting & making candles

Keisoha Green ABA Therapist
Community & Justice Diploma, Behaviour Science Degree (In Progress) Languages Spoken: English

Did You Know?
Grace has been a vegetarian for 15 years and vegan for 5 years!

Did You Know?
Rachel is a outdoor adventure lover! In the past few years she has been rock climbing, zip lining, jet skiing, dirt biking and most recently snorkelling and scuba diving. She hopes one day to go sky diving!

Did You Know?
Hibah loves travelling and knowing more how the locals live in the countries she visits!

Grace Videla-Nash

ABA Therapist
BSc, Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy (In Progress)

Languages Spoken: English

Rachel Blades

ABA Therapist
Bachelor of Behaviour Science (In Progress)

Languages Spoken:
English

Hibah Maniar

ABA Therapist
BA, Post Grad: Autism and Behavioural Science (In Progress)

Languages Spoken: English, Hindi, Urdu

Did You Know?
Kina loves to clean and organize!

Did You Know?
Yas has a love for music! It fuels her soul and you may just catch her singing! She has been singing since she was 4, has taken professional classes and has taken part in many performances throughout the years!

Did You Know?
Taylor enjoys spending time outdoors and finding new hiking trails!

Kina Doshi

ABA Therapist RBT, Bachelor in Special Needs (In Progress)

Languages Spoken:
English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati

Yasemin Guducu

ABA Therapist
Behaviour Science Diploma, BA Psychology (In Progress)

Languages Spoken:
English

Taylor Strachan

ABA Therapist
BA

Languages Spoken: English

Did You Know?
Josephine has lived in 5 different countries and visited over 20 different cities!

Did You Know?
Kandice likes to talk in an English accent every now and then!

Did You Know?
Coming Soon!

Josephine Payne
ABA Therapist Behaviour Science Degree (In Progress)
Languages Spoken:
English

Kandice Pryce

ABA Therapist
Social Service Worker Diploma & BA Human Services - Social Service Worker (In Progress)

Languages Spoken: English

Jessica Baraiya

ABA Thearpist
BA Behaviour Science
Languages Spoken:
English

Did You Know?
Coming soon!

Did You Know?
Anastasiia is a professional dancer!

Did You Know?
Coming Soon!

Rachel Harris

ABA Therapist
BA Behaviour Science (In Progress)

Languages Spoken:
English

Anastasiia Melnikova

ABA Therapist Bachelor of Behaviour Science (In Progress)
Languages Spoken:
English, Russian

Coming soon!

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

Did You Know?
Swarupa is a dancer. She grew up competing and performing for various Indian cultural associations doing bollywood dancing and still pursues her passion for dancing today through zumba!

Did You Know?
Monal is trained in classical indian dancing and loves to incorporate movement in her therapy sessions!

Dr. Jane Summers

Clinical Psychologist

Swarupa Nair

Speech and Language Pathologist Reg. CASLPO

Monal Gandhi

Occupational Therapist
OT REG. (ONT)

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