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Programs & Services

Pediatric Aspiration Clinic

This clinic specializes in swallowing and airway problems and evaluates and manages children with dysphagia and risk of aspiration.

This clinic uses a team approach to assess and manage infants and children who may have an airway disorder that makes it difficult to swallow.

Services that this clinic may offer include:

  • An assessment called the Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of the Swallow (FEES) to evaluate a child’s ability to eat and swallow safely and comfortably
  • Investigations into any associated breathing or other problems
  • Possible management options which may include medical treatment, modification of feeding (e.g. changing the thickness of liquids or type of nipple or bottle), the need for further investigations or the need for involvement of other specialists

If further involvement from other specialists is needed the child is invited to the Aerodigestive Clinic where a Pediatric Respirologist and Gastroenterologist provide their services.

For more information visit our website.


Visit the PEAS (Pediatric Eating and Swallowing) website to find relevant information for families and care providers of children with an eating, feeding and swallowing disorder.

Contact Details

Stollery Children's Hospital

Location Info
Unit 2C3.57 Walter MacKenzie Centre
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available.

  • Parking rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.
  • Public parking is GST exempt.
  • Pay by Plate machines accept Canadian coins or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express).
  • Maximum 28 Canadian coins per transaction, no pennies. Machines provide no change.
  • Pay on Foot machines accept Canadian coins and bills, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). These machines will provide change.
  • Parking Office accepts payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque
  • Bus stops at 112 and 114 St.
  • LRT Health Sciences station is located west across 114 St.
Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 12:00 pm


This clinic is held 2 Tuesday mornings per month.

Service Providers May Include
otolaryngologists, physicians, speech-language pathologists (SLPs)

Children, toddlers and infants under 18 years of age who are not under the care of The Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic - except by direct consultation of either team.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Pediatric Aspiration Clinic