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May is Speech and Hearing Month

“Speak well. Hear well. Live well.”

Did you know that 1 in 6 people in Canada has a speech, language or hearing disorder?

If you have concerns about your child’s speech, language or communication skills, contact your school Principal or Special Education Resource Teacher (SERT) to see how to get in touch with one of our Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP). Early detection and intervention is important in helping people “Speak well. Hear well. Live well.”

How we help:
- Prevention
- Collaboration
- Modelling
- Adaptations
- Screening & Assessments
- Identification
- Intervention

See the infographic, opposite, for more information.

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada encourages schools and individuals to help communicate awareness about speech, language, communication and hearing through social media channels. Help spread the word by posting your message, photo or video to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using #communicateawareness.

Kids’ Contest
Each year, Speech-Language & Audiology Canada hosts a Kids’ Contest to encourage young people to share their experiences of working with communication health professionals.

Learn more here.

The winning entry in each category will receive a $100 Chapters/Indigo gift card. The contest closes on June 1, 2022.

May is Speech and Hearing Month
May is Speech and Hearing Month