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About Us

Carpe Diem Speech Therapy is a private pediatric speech therapy clinic located in the heart of Sylvania, Ohio. Founded in 2020 by a speech language pathologist, Carpe Diem strives to provide effective, research-based therapy for children with a variety of speech and language disorders or delays using creative and engaging methods.

Portrait of Shairene Alo

Meet Our Therapist

Shairene Alo, M.A., CCC-SLP, is an Ohio native. She earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Toledo in education in 1999 and worked as an elementary and middle school teacher. In 2010, she left teaching to pursue a master’s degree in speech language pathology.

Shairene graduated in August of 2015 from the University of Toledo with a Master of Arts degree in Speech Language Pathology and a Certificate in Advanced Intervention for Listening and Spoken Language Development of Children who use Advanced Hearing Technologies. Shairene gained experience working at Promedica Total Rehab Pediatrics designing and implementing diagnostic and treatment plans for children with autism, hearing loss, articulation disorders, phonological disorders, and expressive/receptive language delays. Shairene has enjoyed working with patients as young as 18 months of age with early intervention as a key priority.


  • Certificate of Clinical Competence from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
  • Ohio Speech-Language Pathology License - Ohio Speech and Hearing Professionals Board
  • Certificate in Advanced Intervention for Listening and Spoken Language Development of Children who use Advanced Hearing Technologies


We are now offering teletherapy in addition to our office visits.

We serve Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan, including Sylvania, Toledo, Ottawa Hills, Perrysburg, Maumee, Bedford, Lambertville, and Ottawa Lake.

We specialize in the evaluation and treatment of pediatric speech sound disorders, language disorders, social skills, and more.

  • Speech Evaluation
  • Speech and Language Evaluation
  • Speech Therapy:
    • 30 minute session
    • 45 minute session
    • 60 minute session


We are currently credentialed as an in-network provider for Anthem/Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Medical Mutual of Ohio (MMO), and United Healthcare.

For any other insurance company, we are an out-of-network provider. If your insurance policy has out-of-network speech benefits, you may be able to submit provided invoices/superbills to your insurance company and the company may directly reimburse you, based on the terms of your insurance policy.

We are in the process of becoming an in-network provider with other major insurance companies. We will keep this page updated as things change.

For private pay, we accept checks, cash payments, and credit/debit cards.


We are located behind the PNC Bank on Monroe St. near downtown Sylvania, OH. We share an office space with the Enixus Center for Integrative Medicine and Acupuncture.


6400 Monroe St., Suite C
Sylvania, OH 43560

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+1 (419) 540-1886


+1 (866) 390-9167