Sable has a Masters of Science degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from the University of Alberta, a BSc from the University of Alberta and a Certificate of Vocology from the University of Iowa. During her Masters program at the University of Alberta, Sable completed a thesis in Voice Choral Singing Therapy Outcomes in Persons with Parkinsons and presented her work in a poster at the Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiology conference in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
Sable has been trained in Voice Science, Voice Habilitation and Voice Instrumentation by Dr. Ingo Titze, Dr. Katherine Verdolini Abbott, and Dr. Eric Hunter respectively during her time at the National Centre for Voice and Speech. Sable completed a specialized voice placement at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. In March 2013, Sable co-facilitated Shelagh Davis’s Sound Voice Workshop: Rehabilitation and Training for Singers in Vancouver, BC. Sable has also worked in an Inter-Disciplinary rehabilitation hospital setting which had a focus on clients with complex neurological conditions (e.g., Parkinsons, Multiple Sclerosis, and Stroke). Areas of practice have included work with Aphasia, Motor Speech, and Voice.
In addition her to Speech Pathology and Voice Therapy interests, Sable is an avid choral singer in Edmonton. She has sung with Schola Cantorum, Cantilon Choirs, and The University of Alberta Madrigal Singers. Currently, she is a member of Pro Coro Canada, and the Edmonton Opera Chorus.
- Voting Member in the Pan American Vocology Association
- Registered S-LP in the Alberta College of Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists
- Certified member, Speech-Language & Audiology Canada
- Registered member, Alberta Speech & Language Association of Private Practitioners
- Member, Vocology Alumni Association
- Certified in the Lee Silverman Voice Training program