Speech-Language Pathology

Preschool Services

Speech-language pathology services are offered in English and French to preschool children who need help developing speech and language abilities.

Services include consultation, screening, assessment, treatment, workshops, community visits, and caregiver training. Speech-language pathology services are provided by Health PEI until children enter a kindergarten program. 

Adult Services

Speech-language pathology services are offered to adults who are experiencing communication challenges in the following areas or due to the following reasons: 

  • voice disorders
  • neurological conditions (e.g., Parkinson’s, ALS)
  • stuttering
  • cognitive communication (e.g., brain injury, dementia)
  • augmentative or alternative communication
  • gender-affirming voice and communication services

Services may include assessment, consultation, and/or direct intervention. Adults may self-refer or request referral through a health care professional.

How can I get speech and language services?

Parents can refer their children directly. Adults can refer themselves. Health care providers can also refer children or adults.

To refer, call 1-844-344-8255 or email speechandhearing@ihis.org, or complete the referral form yourself as follows:

What can I do before my first appointment?

Please submit a completed case history form before the first appointment.

How long will it take to process my request?

You will get a letter when your referral has been received. There is a wait time for services. You will be contacted when an appointment is available.

Contact Speech-Language Pathology Services

Souris
Johnny Ross Young Service Centre
15 Green Street
Souris, PE   C0A 2B0
Telephone: 902-687-7016
Fax: 902-687-7100

Montague
126 Douses Road
Montague, PE   C0A 1R0
Telephone: 902-838-0762
Fax: 902-838-0803

Charlottetown
Sherwood Business Centre, 2nd Floor
161 St. Peters Road
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8
Telephone: 902-368-4440
Fax: 902-620-3195

Summerside
205 Linden Avenue
Summerside, PE   C1N 2K4
Telephone: 902-888-8160
Fax: 902-888-8153

Wellington
Evangeline Health Centre
48 Mill Road
Wellington, PE   C0B 2E0 
Telephone:  902-854-7259
Fax:  902-854-7270

O’Leary
Community Hospital
14 MacKinnon Drive
O'Leary, PE   C0B 1V0
Telephone:  902-859-8720
Fax:  902-859-8701
 

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PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6130
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