Pediatric Speech and Language

Most children develop speech and language skills within a specific age range. A child who takes longer to learn to talk or understand requires evaluation.

The field of speech and language pathology covers a broad range of areas.

Mom and boy blowing bubbles

Mom and little boy blowing bubbles face to face.

Speech Disorders

  • Articulation
  • Childhood Apraxia of Speech
  • Dysarthria
  • Speech Sound Disorders

Language Disorders

  • Preschool Language Disorders
  • Language & Literacy

Play & Social Skills

  • Early play skills
  • Joint interaction
  • Social skills


  • Normal disfluencies
  • Stuttering

Voice & Resonance

  • Vocal abuse and misuse
  • Cleft Lip & Palate


  • Autism
  • Selective Mutism

Early Detection

Early identification and treatment of pediatric speech and language disorders is recommended. In addition to private services, make sure that you are registered for York Region Preschool Speech and Language Program public SLP services.