True or False?
Answer: All of these are true!
Speech-language pathologists practicing in Ontario must be registered with the College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO) which sets out practice standards and guidelines, and implements the Quality Assurance Program. S-LPs are required to participate in a mentorship program for 6 months (minimum) after they have completed their master’s degree. They must continue to earn a minimum of 15 Continuous Learning Activity Credits (CLACs) every year to enhance their knowledge and skills. S-LPs are also required to follow privacy laws in accordance with the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA).
For more information, visit: www.caslpo.com, www.ipc.on.ca
Not all toddlers who are late to start using words will simply grow out of it. Which of the following are risk factors that suggest a child may have ongoing difficulty with language?
Answer: 1-6 are risk factors
Early intervention leads to better outcomes. If you have concerns about your child’s speech and language development, call for a free phone consultation.
Source: “How to Tell if Your Child is a Late Talker – And What to Do about It” by Lauren Lowry
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Language includes understanding words and concepts and expressing ideas using sounds, gestures, signs or words. Speech includes how words are pronounced. It is possible to have difficulty in one or both of these areas.
Answers: 1, 3, 5 = language; 2, 4, 6 = speech
Speech-language pathologists identify, assess and treat speech and language difficulties. If you have concerns about your child's speech and language development, call for a free phone consultation.