Speech and Language Pathology

Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) services are available at CASA through the Rehabilitation Services Program. SLP services aim to improve the speech, language and communication issues that may impact mental health disorders. By simultaneously addressing mental health disorders as well as speech and language disorders at CASA, the aim is to improve the social, home and academic functioning of children and adolescents.

Services Available

  • Formal and informal assessment

  • Treatment on a case-by-case basis

  • Consultation to the child/adolescent’s family, CASA team, community school and other involved organizations 

  • Referrals to external speech-language pathology or audiology services

Who it’s For
Children and adolescents who may benefit from targeted speech-language pathology support in the following areas:

  • Receptive (understanding) and expressive (speaking) language

  • Higher level language (e.g., inferencing)

  • Pragmatic language (i.e., social communication)

  • Speech sounds

  • Reading and writing

  • Phonological awareness

  • Voice and resonance 

  • Fluency (e.g., stuttering)

  • Feeding/swallowing

  • Aural Rehabilitation (i.e., for those with a hearing impairment)

Internal referrals can be submitted through your CASA therapist or psychiatrist.