Prevention Speech

Prevention Speech Isalnd Health

This program provides speech and language services to infants, toddlers and preschool children.  

Services - Greater Victoria

  • assessments
  • individual therapy
  • parent training for home programs
  • parent course:  Early Language Stimulation

To receive services, children must have only speech and/or language delays or disorders and be preschool aged – not yet eligible for kindergarten.

Children with developmental disabilities and children who are deaf or hard of hearing are not served by this program.

Services - Nanaimo

Children are assessed and intervention may be provided using a variety of methods including:

  • consultation sessions with family
  • parent groups targeting vocabulary building
  • individual therapy
  • play-based intervention

General Information on Prevention Speech

Referral Required?
Not required

Locations

Queen Alexandra Centre for Children's Health

Queen Alexandra Centre for Children's Health

2400 Arbutus Rd
Victoria, B.C.
V8N 1V7

250-519-5390

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