SERVICES BY REGION
Click on the region in which you are seeking in-person services. If you are near the border of another region, you may wish to view that region's listing.
INFORMATION ABOUT SERVICES
Listings will include information about ages and clinical areas served. Below is an explanation of some of the terms used.
Preschool: includes pre-primary
School-age: grades primary to 12
Adult: ages 18 to 64
Older adults: ages 65+
Clinical Areas: Children
'speech' refers to the speech sounds that make up words (e.g., 'boot' is made up of the sounds /b/ /u/ /t/)
includes speech sound development and delays/disorders such as difficulty making the /s/ sound
'motor speech disorders' are a category of speech disorders
includes childhood apraxia of speech and developmental dysarthria
'language' refers to vocabulary and grammar; it includes expressive language (what a person says) and receptive language (what a person understands)
includes: language development, late language acquisition / 'late talkers', developmental language disorder, expressive and receptive language delays/disorders
includes stuttering, cluttering, and other fluency disorders
refers to SLP services for children with speech and language difficulties due to hearing loss
Clinical Areas: Adults
Acquired brain injury:
includes stroke, traumatic brain injury, and concussion (mild TBI)
includes conditions such as Parkinson's disease, dementia, ALS, primary progressive aphasia, Huntington's disease
'Telepractice' is a term used for services provided virtually. In speech-language pathology, this usually means videoconferencing using a platform that meets applicable privacy legislation (e.g., Zoom Healthcare). There are a number of different platforms that may be used that are compliant with Nova Scotian legislation. Some practices will do both assessment and treatment virtually; some will require an in-person visit for assessment but then provide treatment via telepractice.