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Speech-Language Pathology

The Speech-Language Pathology Program provides assessment and treatment to adults (18+) in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

Services are provided to individuals with recently acquired disorders of speech, language and cognitive communication disorders, including:

  • Dysphagia or Swallowing
  • Language, including comprehension, verbal expression, reading and writing
  • Speech, including slurred speech, apraxia of speech and acquired stuttering
  • Voice
  • Cognitive-communication, including memory, attention and executive functioning
  • Hearing screening – patients  who do not pass this screening, may be referred to our Audiology & Hearing Aid Clinic (link) for a full assessment

The Speech-Language Pathologists work as collaborative interdisciplinary team members in the following programs:



To access Speech-Language Pathology at Hotel Dieu Shaver:

A physician order or referral is necessary to initiate all Inpatient and Outpatient services. Visit our Referrals page to download the form.