SAC Position Statement: The Role of Speech-Language Pathologists in Schools

Speech-Language Pathology
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Position Statement

It is the position of Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC) that speech-language pathologists (S-LPs) are essential members of educational teams supporting students of all ages with speech, language and communication challenges to achieve their academic and personal potential. Further, it is the position of SAC that all students deserve access to timely, comprehensive, evidence-based speech-language pathology services in Canadian schools.