Talk was founded by Canela Zacharopoulos, M.S., CCC-SLP.
Zacharopoulos is a licensed and certified speech-language
pathologist who received her graduate degree from Columbia
University. She has over twenty years experience working
with children who have communication problems and their
families, in the United States and abroad. Her love for
children and expertise in the area of communication disorders
have led her on a journey from New York to as far away as
the Middle East.
has worked in several leading institutions including hospital,
school and clinical settings. These included Manhattan Eye,
Ear, and Throat Hospital, and the Stephen Gaynor School.
She was also honored to have had the opportunity to manage
the speech and language pathology division of the Jeddah
Institute for Speech and Hearing in Saudi Arabia for
In 2004, she founded Kids Talk, a private practice in Newport Beach, CA. She
has now settled down with her husband and two children in
Scottsdale,Arizona and is dedicated to continuing to provide services to children and their families.
Talk is a place where families can get the special attention
they need while going through the process of helping their
child improve communication skills.