Team members

Our team is comprised of experienced and skilled professionals

Our team is comprised of innovative, compassionate, enthusiastic, solution-focused, and skilled professionals.  We have extensive experience training and supervising, mentoring, and implementing programs developed to meet the individual needs of your child.
Assistants come from a variety of practical and education backgrounds. All personnel have First Aid training. Criminal Record checks and extensive experience working with children.The team will be “custom” designed depending on the needs of your child.   The team members may include some or all of the following:

  • Family
  • Certified Teacher
  • Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Psychologist/Behaviour Specialist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Therapy Assistant(s)

Ethna Henning

Certificated Teacher

Ethna is a certificated teacher who graduated from the University of Calgary in 1988 with a Bachelor of Education majoring in Early Childhood Education.
She spent over a decade in the classroom teaching Grade One and Two. More recently, her teaching role was an Early Childhood Corrective Learning Teacher supporting both students with special needs, and their teachers.

Ethna is passionate about play-based early education and supporting the development of the whole child in a safe, fun and respectful atmosphere.

Ashly Black

Occupational Therapist

Ashly is an Occupational Therapist specializing in pediatrics. She graduated with an Honours Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Dean’s Honour List) from the University of Waterloo in 1999 and a Master of Clinical Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Western Ontario in 2002.

Ashly loves children and loves to play. Her particular clinical interests include play skill development, self-regulation, picky eating, anxiety and behavior.

Meredith Phelan


Meredith graduated from the University of Calgary in 2001 with a degree in Psychology (with Distinction). She is a trained Facilitator of Triple P (Positive Parenting Program) and Positive Discipline.

Meredith is dedicated to inclusive early intervention and understanding the adult/child dynamics in order to facilitate functional strategies in home and in the classroom.



Airdrie Foundation4 Early Intervention

#1101, 403 Mackenzie Way SW,
Airdrie, AB T4B-3V7
Phone: (403) 945-4561
Fax: (403) 945-4562


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