Speech and Language Services - Children Age 0-5 Years - Robert and Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre

Vancouver Coastal Health's Early Childhood Speech-Language Pathologists are committed to making sure children aged 0-5 years reach their full speech, language, and communication potential.

Speech-language pathologists (S-LPs) use a variety of activities to help children learn new speech and language skills. During the first appointment the S-LP will evaluate how well a child is talking and listening. The S-LP looks at: pronunciation, how well the tongue and lips move, how children understand and use language, and if there any voice, hearing, or stuttering problems.

In the therapy sessions the S-LP will:

  • Show parents how to help children learn better ways to talk
  • Play games and use books and toys as fun ways to help children learn
  • Check children's progress in communication skills as they grow and develop

S-LPs may go to childcare centres and community settings to provide support to teachers and help children communicate better with friends.

These services are free-of-charge.  Children entering kindergarten can be referred to a Speech-Language Pathologist at their school.

Robert and Lily Lee Family Community Health Centre

1669 East Broadway
200
Vancouver, BC
V5N 1V9
Phone: (604) 675-3980
Fax: (604) 253-2460

Parking & transportation

?Bus: Take the #20, #9 or #99 bus and get off at East Broadway and Commercial Drive. SkyTrain: Take the Expo Line or the Millennium Line to Broadway-Commercial Station.

Eligibility

?Age range: 5 years and under

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