Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) in BC must have a Masters degree to practice and be registered with the provincial college: The College of Speech & Hearing Health Professionals of BC.
Speech Language Pathology includes the prevention, assessment, diagnoses, and treatment of communication disorders and difficulties in individuals of all ages. This can include helping with speech sounds, language development, understanding meaning, social communication, speaking smoothly, executive functioning, pre-literacy and literacy skills.
The first session with Aimee will often include completing intake forms and discussing needs and goals. Some assessment may be necessary in order to set appropriate goals, as well as information gathering from other individuals such as teachers or other service providers.
Therapy will be based on the needs of the client and may include direct one-on-one therapy, parent or communication partner training, and consultation.