Scope of Practice for Speech-Language Pathology in Canada

Speech-Language Pathology
SAC Official Documents

This document provides a general description of the scope of practice for the profession of speech-language 
pathology in Canada, highlighting the broad range of services that it provides. The document is intended as a 
resource for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, health care professionals, regulatory bodies, 
government agencies, third party insurers, educators, consumers and the general public.

In this document:

  • The definition of "speech-language pathologist"
  • Educational requirements
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Practice settings