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Programs & Services


Speech and Language Services

Provides assessment, treatment, programs, and education for children and adults who have, or are at risk of developing, communication delays or disorders. Assessment and treatment of swallowing problems is also offered.

Treatment may involve one or more of the following:

  • personal or small group sessions: sessions may be at the health centre or in the school
  • classroom consultation/collaboration: SLP's work with teachers, teacher's aides, and/or other school staff to improve childrens speech and language skills in the classroom. Services are provided under the Regional Collaborative Service Delivery Program (RCSD).
  • consultation with parents: Focus on how to improve the speech and/or language of their child in the home
  • workshops: Daytime and evening workshops for parents or adults on topics relating to development or rehabilitation of communication skills.

Contact Details

Northern Lights Regional Health Centre

This facility provides a range of healthcare services including a 24/7 emergency department. The Fort McMurray Community Cancer Centre is located within this facility.

Facility Address
7 Hospital Street
Fort McMurray, Alberta
T9H 1P2
Telephone
780-791-6275
Getting There

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Hours of Operation
Facility Hours of Operation

Visiting Hours Monday - Sunday 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Monday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Friday
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday

Sunday

Access
Service Providers May Include
speech-language pathologists (SLPs), speech-language therapy assistants(SLPAs)
Service Access

Family and other professionals can call directly to make a referral for communication issues.

A doctor's referral is needed for swallowing issues.


Wait Times

The waiting list depends on the type of service. Wait time for non priority services can be up to 3-4 months.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
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