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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
  • Preschools
  • Community (e.g. child care centers, children’s homes)

Please go to the link below to find out more information about Speech-Language Pathology practice:

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