Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) are allied health professionals trained in assessing and treating communication and swallowing disorders. SLPs provide services to people with speech, language, voice, fluency, and swallowing problems.
Pediatric Speech-Language Pathology Services
WHRA Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) services are provided to preschool children ages birth to school entry, living within the geographic boundaries of the WRHA. Services are coordinated through Children's Therapy Network of Manitoba (CTNM). Services are family-centered and based on the needs of the child and family.
- Information about the WRHA Pediatric SLP Program
- Information and resources from the Children's Therapy Network of Manitoba (CTNM)
- Referral for pediatric services
Adult Speech-Language Pathology Services
WRHA Adult Speech-Language Pathology programs provide assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing to adults ages 18 years and older. SLPs provide evidence-based, patient-centered care focused on the needs of the client. SLPs are trained to provide specialized tests including videofluorscopic swallowing studies (VFSSs) and fiberoptic endoscopic evaluations of swallowing (FEES). SLPs work in Winnipeg hospitals, long-term care facilities, as well as a number of clinics and community programs.
Information for Professionals
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