Speech Therapy

About Speech Therapy or Speech-Language Pathology

Speech Therapists, also known as Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) work to prevent, assess, diagnose and treat speech, language, communication and swallowing disorders in children and adults.


A Speech Therapist, also known as a Speech-Language Pathologist, evaluates and treats various communication disorders. The treatment or medication is determined by the patient’s condition. The therapist will assess, detect and treat any issues with speech impairment as well as aid in the prevention of these conditions.

Evaluate, diagnose, and treat speech, language, communication and swallowing disorders
Provide training and education to family/caregivers and other professionals
Work collaboratively with professionals from other disciplines
Provide counselling & consultation services
Provide aural rehabilitation for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing
Provide augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) systems for individuals with severe expressive and/or language comprehension disorders, autism spectrum disorder and progressive neurological disorders

What do SLPs actually do in practice? Here’s an overview:

Fluency and Speech Production
Feeding and Swallowing
Auditory Rehabilitation

Types of Speech Therapy Services Lifeline offers:

Speech sound disorders
Fluency disorders
Voice disorders
Language disorders
Motor speech disorders
Neurocommunication disorders
Swallowing disorders

Who needs Speech Therapy?

Speech Therapy is beneficial for children and adults with communication disorders. It can also help people with hearing impairment and those who have difficulty swallowing.

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