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.

Service Price (CDN $)
Initial speech and/or language assessment $100
Speech and/or Language Therapy Options
Neuro Group Therapy (8-10 sessions; spring and fall) $175
Individual Therapy: Term (8-10 sessions; winter, spring and fall) $300 per term
Individual Therapy: Per Visit (winter, spring and fall) $50 per visit
Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (winter and spring)
Includes assessment and therapy (50-60 mins; 5 times/week for 4 weeks)
$500
Fluency Camp (summer) - 6 hours/day for 10 days $400
School-Age Fluency Therapy Groups $250
Intensive Fluency Day Camp (summer term only) $400

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: The H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic is a teaching and research facility. All clinic services will be provided by graduate students under the supervision of a qualified Audiologist or Speech-Language Pathologist. Student observation and participation in appointments and the audio and/or video recording of appointments will occur and is essential for educational and clinical supervisory purposes.

The H.A. Leeper Speech and Hearing Clinic does not offer volunteering opportunities. Clinical resources are dedicated exclusively to students in the Master of Clinical Science in Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology or combined programs.