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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

Edson Healthcare Centre

3837 6 Avenue
Edson, Alberta
T7E 0C5
780-723-3331 (Switchboard)
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Open weekdays.

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

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


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

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