Orthophonie

Bilingual SLP: Là tu parles!

Overview

PLEASE NOTE : This program is only offered in French. Please see the French side of this Web Page.

Bilingual SLP: Là tu parles!

The program

To all students interested in studying the field of speech-language pathology in French at Laurentian University, we eagerly encourage you to enroll in this program, full of discovery, which will help you fulfill all your educational and clinical ambitions.

The French-language speech-language pathology program takes an interdisciplinary approach to studying human communication disorders, all the while making connections between the human, social, natural, physical and cognitive sciences.

The four-year (specialized) program leads to a Baccalauréat ès sciences de la santé (B.Sc.S.) en orthophonie (Bachelor in Health Sciences - orthophonie). A master's degree in the field is required to become a practicing professional in Ontario (calspo.com), in Canada (oac-sac.ca), and around the world, and is offered at Laurentian University.

Students participating in a speech-language pathology class.

 

Bilingual SLP: Là tu parles!

Please click on the following link to obtain an overview of Laurentian University's Speech Pathology program (presentation in French):

 

Please click on the following links to obtain information on the profession of speech-language pathologist:

 

Your academic development

Your academic development is important to us and we strive to guide students through their academic experience by creating an environment where dialogue is encouraged and knowledge shared. You can count on our commitment to your education and to providing you with an environment that supports success. We pride ourselves on always being available to answer students' questions and to give advice.

 

Mission, Vision and Values

To learn more about us, please read Laurentian University's Speech-Language Pathology Program's "Mission, Vision and Values".

 

Admission requirements

Admission requirements (grade 12 4U/M):
- 1 français
- 1 English
- 1 biology
- 3 other courses (physics and maths of data management recommended)
- Average of 70 %

 

Other information

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC-OAC)
College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO-OAOO)
The Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (OSLA-AOAA)
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

 

 

Key Features

The French-language speech-language pathology program takes an interdisciplinary approach in studying human communication disorders, all the while making connections between the human, social, natural, physical and cognitive sciences.
The goal of this unique program is to train clinicians who are able to conduct thorough analyses of language, speech and voice disorders, including resonance disorders, stuttering, dysphagia, neurological communication disorders, child development disorders and cognitive linguistic issues in adolescents and adults.
After completing this four-year program and a two-year master's degree, the student is prepared to enter the workforce as a competent speech-language pathologist.

Career Opportunities

This program will lead to opportunities on the job market or graduate studies in speech-language pathology, linguistics, psycholinguistics, clinical linguistics, orthopedagogy, biomedical sciences, education, etc.

A master's degree in the field is required to become a practicing professional in Ontario (calspo.com), in Canada (oac-sac.ca), and around the world. The master's degree is also offered at Laurentian University.

I am beyond lucky to be able to pursue my dream career!

"The Speech-Language Pathology Program provided me an opportunity to improve my knowledge and learn various theories and skills that will undoubtedly be an asset for me in the future. I am beyond lucky to be able to pursue my dream career in such a great and welcoming atmosphere."

Krysta Beaudry, 4th year B.Sc.S. (orthophonie)

 

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