Speech-Language Therapy

 

Speech and Language services are provided by a Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP). Our SLP provides individualized evaluation and treatment to children and adults to help improve their overall communication skills. We use a client/family-centred approach and evidence-based/ best practice interventions.

 

Speech and language assessment and/or treatment is offered to children and adults with
a wide variety of communication needs, including:

 

Speech Delays and Disorders

â�¢   Articulation/Phonology â�� the way we say our speech sounds

â�¢   Motor speech disorders â�� difficulty planning, coordinating or executing movements
     needed to say our speech sounds

 

Language Delays and Disorders

â�¢   Infant/Toddler language development

â�¢   Expressive Language â�� difficulty using language

â�¢   Comprehension/Receptive Language â�� difficulty understanding language

â�¢   Pragmatic Language â�� social communication skills or the way we speak to each other

 

Fluency Disorders � stuttering

 

Voice and Resonance Disorders � Problems with the way the voice sounds, such as hoarseness

 

Pre-Literacy and Literacy Skills � Phonological awareness, decoding, reading comprehension,
writing

 

Augmentative & Alternative Communication (AAC) � Using alternate communication methods to supplement or replace verbal
speech or writing

 

Communication disorders related to other issues � e.g., hearing impairments, traumatic brain injury, stroke, autism spectrum disorders, developmental, intellectual or genetic disorders and neurological impairments.

 

 

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