Speech Pathology

What is a speech pathologist?

An expert who evaluates and diagnoses speech, language, communication, and swallowing disorders. During a session they can evaluate a client’s social skills, literacy and feeding & swallowing.

When should a speech therapist get involved?

When a child:

  • presents with speech sound errors affecting their intelligibility
  • has difficulty following directions
  • has a limited vocabulary
  • has difficulty spelling and/ or reading
  • has difficulty forming and maintaining friendships/ relationships