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Programs & Services


Speech and Language Services

Provides assessment, treatment, programs, and education for children and adults who have, or are at risk of developing, communication delays or disorders. Assessment and treatment of swallowing problems is also offered.

This service provides:

  • assessment (individual and group)
  • treatment (individual and group)
  • intervention
  • consultation
  • follow-Up
  • education and training, and in some cases Telehealth

Services are provided in office, schools, hospitals, through home-based services to Home Care clients or through Telehealth. Hospital-based services are available to adults at the QEII Hospital in Grande Prairie. Intensive services are offered to patients of the 5 North Rehabilitation Unit. A Doctor's order is required for Inpatient referrals.

Contact Details

Athabasca Community Health Services

Address
3401 48 Avenue
Athabasca, Alberta
T9S 1M7
Telephone
780-675-2231
Fax
780-675-3111
Getting There

South of Highway 55

Hours of Operation
Note

Open weekdays and weekends.

Access
Service Providers May Include
speech-language pathologists (SLPs), speech-language therapy assistants(SLPAs)
Service Access

Referrals:

  • Inpatient programs and swallowing issues reqire a physician referral.
  • Outpatient programs can be referred to by  self,  parent, caregiver, teachers, physicians, public health, homecare, and rehabilitation staff.

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Wait Times

The waiting list depends on the type of service. Wait time for non priority services can be up to 3-4 months.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations