You do not need a doctor’s referral to participate in programs at the Guelph Speech and Language Centre, although many clients have referrals from physicians or other health professionals.
Many extended health care benefits cover speech-language pathology services. A doctor’s referral may be required by your insurance company to access coverage. Please review your plan for details.
The Guelph Speech and Language Centre is an approved provider through the Medavie/Blue Cross programs for Veterans Affairs, RCMP, and Canadian Forces/National Defense.
Direct electronic claims submissions are available for Green Shield plan members.
Guelph Speech and Language Centre is a provider under the Interim Federal Health Program (IFHP). This program provides limited coverage of health benefits to people not eligible for the provincial health insurance: protected persons, including resettled refugees; refugee claimants; and certain other groups.
Further information available here.