Bruce Willis’s story of Aphasia

Bruce Willis’s diagnosis of Aphasia has drawn attention to this communication disorder that we as speech-language pathologists assess and treat on a regular basis. Aphasia is a communication disorder that occurs after when there is damage to the brain in the part that...
Ontario Autism Program (OAP) Approved Service Provider

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 speech language pathologists (speech therapists) are approved service providers that deliver assessment and...

5 Tips to Stop Your Toddler’s Drooling

As parents there are certain behaviours that are acceptable and even expected when our children are young infants, but that are cause for concern if they continue as our children become toddlers and preschoolers. Drooling is one such behaviour. A drooling infant is...

Do Premature Babies Have Language or Speech Delays?

A baby in the hospital. According to the March of Dime, 8% of infants born each year in Canada are premature. The World Health Organization’s definition of premature is an infant born before 37 weeks gestation. Often infants who are born premature have delays in early...

Help! What is a Motor Speech Disorder?

A child with a speech-language pathologist Understanding Motor Speech Disorder If your child has a motor speech disorder you may notice that he/she can produce specific sounds correctly one time, and differently the next, for example, they can say the word...