therapist assessing child with building blocksSpeech-Language Pathologists are health care professionals who specialize in assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders resulting from a variety of causes which may include:

  • stroke
  • hearing loss
  • brain injury
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • developmental delays
  • cleft palate
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder

Southern Health-Santé Sud speech-language pathology (SLP) provides a full range of treatment and educational services. Services are based out of three regional health centres (Bethesda Regional Health Centre, Boundary Trails Health Centre and Portage District General Hospital). Clinical services may be provided in various community settings such as: hospitals, personal care homes, school divisions, daycares and home visits as required. Treatments may be provided individually or in the context of a multidisciplinary team.

Registration and licensing occurs through the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Manitoba.

Services are accessed through a referral process.

For further information to access services call:

Bethesda Regional Health Centre

Boundary Trails Health Centre

Portage District General Hospital