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Programs & Services

Speech Language Pathology - Children's Rehabilitation Services

Speech-language pathology partners with families, schools 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
  • reading and writing
  • 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, school, and community
  • are based on the family priorities and goals
  • health promotion and public education

Contact Details

Olds Provincial Building (North)

5030 50 Street
Olds, Alberta
T4H 1S1
1-844-507-8133 (Coordinated Intake), 403-556-8441
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Service Providers May Include
speech language pathologists (SLPs), speech language pathology assistants

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

Service Access

Anyone can refer. Parents, guardians, teachers and community agencies may refer with the parent / guardian providing permission.

Contact Coordinated Intake in your area, to discuss concerns and arrange for services.  Walk-in clinics are available in some locations. Referral form.

Wait Times

Wait times are based on need and availability.


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