Ian Roth, M.H.Sc., S-LP(C), Reg. CASLPO, is a speech-language pathologist (S-LP) who has worked with children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) since earning his Master’s of Health Sciences degree from the University of Toronto in 2000.
Ian joined the Autism Research Centre as a member of the Social ABCs parent coaching team in 2018, and then joined the Communication, Learning, and Behaviour clinical team in 2021. Prior to that, Ian worked at University Health Network, Sunnybrook Health Sciences, and Surrey Place Centre in clinical and leadership roles. He was a ‘More Than Words’ instructor for the Hanen Centre for 13 years, and he is an Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Speech-Language Pathology at the University of Toronto. Ian is a co-developer of a web app called ASD PlayDate, which aims to help families with children on the autism spectrum arrange and carry out successful play dates.