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Programs & Services

Resonance Service

The Resonance Service provides specialized assessment and treatment for both pediatric and adult patients with resonance and voice disorders.

The program sees people who have:

  • hypernasal speech with or without structural abnormalities of the hard or soft palates
  • resonance problems as a result of a neurological issue
  • had surgery involving the hard and / or soft palate
  • possible complications following tonsillectomy; or adenoidectomy
  • nasality related to a phonological or motor speech disorder
  • hyponasal speech and / or nasal obstruction.

Clients may be assessed and treated by a speech-language pathologist and / or otolaryngologist with the assessment involving

  • taking a clinical / medical history
  • perceptual and acoustic evaluation of resonance.

If a resonance disorder is found, the following may be recommended:

  • visualization of the velopharyngeal mechanism by flexible nasendoscopy or videofluoroscopy
  • therapy with a speech language pathologist

The program offers gender-affirming voice and communication training for individuals seeking to make their voice and / or other aspects of their communication congruent with their self-described gender identity and / or desires for gender expression.

Contact Details

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

10230 111 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5G 0B7

Designated surface and underground parking stalls. Ramps and wheelchair accessible washrooms.

Getting There
  • Disabled and public parking are available on designated surface lots and in the underground parkade.
  • Public transportation available with bus stops along 111 Avenue in front of the Main Entrance of the GRH.
  • Pay-by-Plate parking is available.

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Service Providers May Include
otolaryngologists, speech-language pathologists (SLPs)
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services


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Also Known As
Resonance Clinic, Resonance Program