Speech-Language Pathology Services
A Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) is a regulated health care professional who is registered with the College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Manitoba.
Speech-Language Pathologists work throughout Prairie Mountain Health serving clients of all ages.
Speech-language pathologists can help with:
- Speech delays and disorders including articulation, phonology and motor speech disorders.
- Language delays and disorders, including expression and comprehension in oral and non-verbal contexts
- Fluency disorders, including stuttering.
- Voice and resonance disorders.
- Swallowing and feeding disorders in adults, children and infants.
- Cognitive-communicative disorders including social communication skills, reasoning, problem solving and executive functions.
- Pre-literacy and literacy skills including phonological awareness, decoding, reading comprehension and writing.
- Communication and swallowing disorders related to other issues. For example, hearing impairments, traumatic brain injury, dementia, developmental, intellectual or genetic disorders and neurological impairments.
Speech-Language Pathologists work in a variety of settings and sites in Prairie Mountain Health such as:
- Acute care
- Outpatient services
- Long Term Care
- Community (e.g. child care centers, children’s homes)
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