Explore ways to pay for speech sessions
Speech therapy is covered through most extended health insurance plans (e.g. Green Shield Canada, Manulife) offered through your workplace or your spouse's workplace. Contact your insurance provider to get information about coverage for speech therapy specific to your plan.
Are you student? Refer to our Professional Speaking for Students page for more information on how your student insurance plan can help cover speech therapy costs.
Private Funding / Charities
Jennifer Ashleigh Children's Charity
Labatt - Better Together
“Labatt Better Together makes a positive impact on Canadian communities by providing basic essentials and other support services to improve the quality of life of individuals and families in need.”
Labatt’s HEALTH grant provides medical devices, therapies, support services and assistive devices, including: prosthetics, eyewear, medical equipment, special therapies, respite services, Braille materials, and physiotherapy. There are also grants for necessities, elderly support and youth development. For more information please visit the Labatt – Better Together website or to apply, please complete the application form.
Alternative Support Options
Speech therapy is worth it. Similar to how you would pay for tutoring, gym memberships, physiotherapy, or piano classes, you may choose to pay out of pocket for a speech assessment or speech therapy, a service that will help you understand and improve an essential skill, communication.