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Programs & Services

Speech Language Pathology - Children's Rehabilitation Services

Speech-language pathology partners with families and health care providers to support children who have trouble communicating due to speech, language, voice, stuttering, or swallowing concerns.

Support could include helping your child in the following areas:

  • listening and understanding spoken language
  • using words to communicate thoughts and ideas
  • using language in social situations
  • pronunciation of speech sounds
  • stuttering and voice quality
  • limited support for feeding and swallowing is also offered
  • challenges associated with complex diagnoses, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Developmental Coordination Disorder, Neuromuscular conditions, or Head Injury


  • may be provided together with other services, such as Occupational Therapy or Physical Therapy
  • may include assessment, consultation, treatment, follow-up, and co-ordination of services
  • can be provided on an individual or group basis
  • may be offered in many settings, including health centre/clinic, home and community
  • are based on the family priorities and goals
  • health promotion and public education

Contact Details

Drumheller Health Centre

351 9 Street NW
Drumheller, Alberta
T0J 0Y1
1-855-420-7986 (Coordinated Intake) , 403-823-6500
Hours of Operation
Service hours not available.
Service Providers May Include
speech language pathologists (SLPs), speech language therapists speech language pathology assistants

Children and youth with a diagnosed or suspected developmental delay. See service description.

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.


Parent/guardian will be told if there may be a charge for equipment, supplies, or education resources.

Speech language pathologist can assist with exploring options to reduce the cost of equipment, supplies or resources as appropriate.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations