Communication Sciences and DisordersWestern Health Sciences

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 $50
Speech and/or Language Therapy Options
Neuro Group Therapy (8-10 sessions; spring and fall) $125
Individual Therapy: Term (8-10 sessions; winter, spring and fall) $250 per term
Individual Therapy: Per Visit (winter, spring and fall) $30 per visit
Lee Silverman Voice Therapy (winter and spring)
Includes assessment and therapy (50-60 mins; 5 times/week for 4 weeks)
$350
Fluency Camp (summer) - 6 hours/day for 10 days $400
School-Age Fluency Therapy Groups $125
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: 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.