Text with 911

Text with 911 service now available in New Brunswick
21 December 2015 Media Contact(s)Paul Bradley, communications, Department of Public Safety, 506-453-2994.

FREDERICTON (GNB) – Text with 911 service is now available province-wide for the deaf, hard of hearing or speech-impaired.…


NBASLPA input on the development of the 10-year education plan for New Brunswick

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Horizon Health Network – New Protocol for Auditory Processing Disorder (APD)

I am very pleased to announce that effective April 1st, 2015, Horizon Audiology Services will begin a new standardized protocol for the assessment of patients with suspected Auditory Processing Disorder (APD).

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Réduire les listes d’attente

Réduire les listes d’attente pour le Programme de services de rééducation de la parole et du langage pour les enfants d’âge préscolaire

L’Ontario aide 10 000 autres enfants ayant des troubles de la parole et du langage en réduisant les …


SAC – Position paper


The Role of Speech-Language Pathologists With Respect to Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC).

SAC is pleased to announce the release of a new paper that outlines and affirms our official position on the role of, and recommendations …


Reducing Waitlists

Reducing Waitlists for Preschool Speech and Language Programs
Helping 10,000 More Children with Speech and Language Challenges

Ministry of Children and Youth Services Ontario is helping 10,000 more children with speech and language difficulties by reducing wait times for speech


RCMP Policy change re: Speech-Langage Pathologist Visits

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) wishes to advise you of changes to their policy. Under Program of Choice (POC) 12 – Related Health Services, effective January 1, 2014 (Code 249020)

Speech-Language Pathologist Visit:

Pre-authorization: Not required
Revised frequency: No …


May 2014 Speech & Hearing Month

Throughout May, Speech-language and Audiology Canada (SAC) and their more than 6,000 members will highlight the importance of early detection and intervention in the treatment of communication disorders.
Our goal is to help people “Speak Well. Hear Well. Live well”.…


Proloquo2go and iPod Touch

NBASLPA received confirmation from a Medavie Blue Cross official that in the event a physician prescribes the Proloquo2go software for a client, Medavie will not cover such as a benefit (as well as an iPod Touch) unless they receive a …