Communication Sciences and DisordersWestern Health Sciences

Services & Fees

Patients of all ages visit the H.A. Leeper clinic for a wide range of services. We accept self-referrals from potential patients. Contact us to request an appointment.

Audiology Services

Our audiology services are available to the public and offered to both children and adults.

Our goal is to improve the quality of life for our patients by providing them with the best possible up-to-date assessment procedures, and the most appropriate recommendations available to facilitate their hearing and speech understanding.

Assessment Services

  • Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD) evaluations for children and adults
  • Hearing evaluations for infants, children and adults
  • Middle ear function testing
  • Otoacoustic emission (OAE) screenings
  • Tinnitus evaluations
  • Video otoscopy

Rehabilitation Services

  • Assistive listening device selection, demonstration, and dispensing
  • Cerumen (earwax) removal
  • Hearing aid consultations
  • Prescribing, fitting, and dispensing hearing aids of all styles and levels of technology
  • Custom earmold impressions for:
    • Hearing aids
    • Noise protection earplugs
    • Swimming earplugs
    • Custom-fitted mobile phone headsets
    • Musician’s earplugs

Classes for Adults with Hearing Loss
These adult aural rehabilitation classes are offered regularly and focus on understanding your hearing loss, strategies for better communication, and getting the most out of assistive technology. Audiologists and audiology students work with small groups of adults in one of two courses.

Course One: Hearing Loss & Strategies for Improving Communucation

In this six-session program you will learn about:

  • Hearing & hearing loss
  • Hearing aid orientation
  • Improving your communication I: Your communication environment
  • Assistive devices I: Listening devices
  • Assistive devices II: Telephone & alerting devices
  • Improving your communication II: Using effective communication strategies

Course Two: An Introduction to Speechreading

In this six session program you will learn about:

  • What is speechreading?
  • What the sounds of English look like on the mouth.
  • What sounds are easiest and what sound are most difficult to see on the mouth.
  • How body language & facial expressions contribute to understanding messages.
  • How you can use context to help you understand when you do not hear all of the message.

To register in either of these classes, please download and fill out the form below. To register, you can bring it in, mail it, fax it, or email it to us. Please contact us with any questions.

Clinical Faculty

We have three full-time clinical faculty audiologists who supervise graduate students in Audiology and provide direct services to patients of all ages. They are registered members of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO), and associate members of the National Centre for Audiology (NCA).

Service Availability

Audiology services and assessments are available year round by appointment only.

Fees for Services & Accessories

ServicePrice (CDN $)
Infant Hearing Program (IPH) services No charge
Child Hearing Assessment $40
Adult Hearing Assessment $60
Central Auditory Processing Test (Basic) $150
Central Auditory Processing Test (Full) $250
Wax Removal $20 per ear
Program for adults with hearing loss and speech reading No charge
AccessoriesPrice (CDN $)
Adult earmolds $80 per ear
Children’s earmolds $65 per ear
Swim molds $150 per set
Musician’s ear plugs (with 1 set of filters) $220 per set
Noise reduction/custom ear plugs (no filters) $180 per set

Speech-Language Pathology Services

Our speech-language pathology services are available to anyone in the public who is living with specific communication disorders including: voice disorders, stuttering, and adult speech and language disorders resulting from a neurogenic diagnosis (stroke, brain injury, Parkinsons etc).

Our goal is to improve the quality of life for our clients by providing them with the best possible comprehensive assessment and treatment options.

Assessment and Individualized Treatment

Treatment for:

  • Children and adults with voice disorders
  • Adults with dysarthria, apraxia, and other oral motor/ speech difficulties
  • Adults living with aphasia, including spouses, family members, and other partners
  • Children and adults who stutter, on an individual basis

Group Programs

  • Group Therapy for people with aphasia
  • Intensive Summer Group Programs for children and adults who stutter
  • Group Refresher Programs for people who stutter
  • After School Group Programs for children who stutter

Clinical Faculty

We have two full-time and three part-time clinical faculty speech-language pathologists who supervise graduate students in their Masters program in Speech-Language Pathology. They are registered members of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO).

Service Availability

The availability of speech and/or language services varies depending on the time of year (academic term). 

Winter Term (January - April)

  • Individual therapy sessions (45-60 minutes) once per week for 8-10 weeks

Spring Term (May - August)

  • Individual therapy sessions (45-60 minutes) once per week for 7-8 weeks

Fall Term (September - December)

  • Individual therapy sessions (45 minutes) once per week for 8-10 weeks
  • Group therapy program (75-120 minutes) one per week for 7-9 weeks

Services Offered/Fees

Clients eligible for speech and/or language services will work with registered Speech-Language Pathologist to determine the most effective treatment option.

ServicePrice (CDN $)
Initial speech and/or language assessment $160
Speech and/or Language Therapy Options
Neuro Group Therapy (8-10 sessions; spring and fall) $125
Individual Therapy (8-10 sessions; winter, spring and fall) $140
Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (winter and spring)
Includes assessment and therapy (50-60 mins; 5 times/week for 4 weeks)
$300
Fluency Camp (summer) - 6 hours/day for 10 days $400
Individual Therapy (winter, spring and fall) $30 per visit

Client Selection/Referrals

  • Self referrals are welcome for Fluency and Neuro Therapy Services
  • Voice and Lee Silverman Voice Therapy Services require a referral from an Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) specialist
  • All eligible referrals may be added to a waiting list
  • Clients are selected according to:
    • Type of difficulty/problem
    • Client availability
    • Available appointments/time slots

PLEASE NOTE: Our clinic is a teaching clinic. In your appointment, you may be offered services by a student clinician who is in our program and who is closely supervised by our clinical faculty members. In all cases, the supervisor is a registered member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologist of Ontario.

It is also likely that our students may be observing your session. Observing students may be in the same room, or they may be observing through a one-way mirror. You will be informed that a student will be providing services, and all students are working with a supervisor. In all cases, the supervisor is a registered member of the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologist of Ontario.