Barb completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology at McMaster University (1987) prior to obtaining her Master of Science in Audiology at the University of Western Ontario (1992). She is currently pursuing her Doctor of Audiology degree. She is a member of the Canadian Academy of Audiology (CAA). The Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (CASLPA) and the Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA). She is also a registered member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO). She is a registered provider with Worker's Safety and Insurance Board, Veteran's Affairs Canada, and many private insurance companies. She is also a registered authorizer and dispenser with the Assistive Devices Program (ADP).