All your Speech Therapy Needs
Speech Therapy Toronto
Services include assessment and therapy programs that address your communication concerns after 18 years of age.
Services include assessment and therapy programs for pre-school and school-aged children up to 18 years of age.
Our ABI team provides assessments, treatment programs for clients of all ages.
Explore the advantages of receiving speech therapy services via teleconference in the comfort of your home or office.
ONTARIO AUTISM PROGRAM (OAP) APPROVED SERVICE PROVIDER
The Ontario Autism Program (OAP) allows parents to access speech therapy from the service provider of their choice. All Speech Therapy Centres of Canada’s S-LPs are approved service providers that deliver assessment and therapy services to children and youth on the autism spectrum.
What Is Speech Therapy?
Speech therapy is when a certified practitioner, known as a speech-language pathologist (S-LP) works with an adult or child who has a communication difficulty such as spoken and written language issues, speech difficulties, stuttering, voice disorders, reading, and swallowing. SL-Ps help to identify the disorder(s), evaluate it, and provide treatment for it. Education regarding specific communication disorders, how speech therapy can help and what you as a parent or caregiver can do is an important focus of assessment and treatment.
Why Is Early Intervention So Important?
Early difficulties with spoken language and understanding language can result in problems with reading, writing and overall learning. Furthermore, difficulty with social communication, an important aspect of making and keeping friends can be affected. Therefore the earlier a child gets assessed and has speech therapy the better.
Why Is Speech Therapy So Important?
If not addressed in a timely manner, struggles with communication can have a lifelong effect. As children get older and have a communication difficulty, it can be more difficult for them to make friends or be successful in school. If the problems persist into adulthood there can be many after effects— socially, academically and professionally. Adults with communication issues may find themselves struggling in