Policies and Procedures

This information sheet outlines the policies and procedures of the clinic as of Jan. 1/19

The appointments for services are scheduled at Unit 207 – 15230 56th Ave., Surrey, BC unless otherwise indicated. Phone: 778-574-1118


Semiahmoo Speech Services is located at Unit 207 15230 56th Ave., Surrey.  We are conveniently located on the S.E. corner of Hwy 10 and 152nd Street, in the Canadian Western Bank Building next to the CHEVRON gas station. It is a 3-story glass building with some bright orange and blue coloring on the windows.


There is ample parking right outside the building in the parking lot.  You have FREE parking for 3 hours.  If needed, there is a handicap parking stall directly in front of the building.  An elevator or stairway can take you to the second floor.


Please notify the clinic if you cannot make your appointment. This allows someone from the waiting list to attend at that time. If an appointment is not cancelled within 24 hours, the scheduled fee will be charged. It is necessary for all clients to read and sign the Cancellation Statement before the first appointment. We will provide a copy for you to sign when you come in.

Extended Health Benefits

It is a good idea to contact your Extended Health Provider to ask what rebate /coverage you are entitled to for both assessment as well as treatment sessions for speech-language therapy. Also, remember to ask how much money you can claim for your child or yourself over the course of one year, as this varies with different insurance providers.

Fee Schedule

An Initial Consultation fee is $200 for one hour of service. If an assessment is required following the Initial Consultation then the rate is $200/ hour. Assessments, if recommended, range from one hour to several hours depending on the need of each client. The assessment is determined in collaboration with the Speech-Language Pathologist and client. If a written report is required, the fee will depend on the complexity of the analysis and whether a summary or comprehensive report is required. Please feel free to discuss the estimated charge with your Speech-Language Pathologist (SLP) after the Initial Consultation.

The cost of the treatment session varies according to the length of each session/credential, SLP vs SLP-Assistant:

  • 25 minutes $85.00 (SLP); 25 minutes $50 (SLPA)
  • 40 minutes $110.00 (SLP); 40 minutes $80 (SLPA)
  • 55 minutes $140.00 (SLP); 55 minutes $100 (SLPA)
  • Report / Letter writing @ approximately $140.00 per hour
  • Consulting inside/outside of clinic @ approximately $140.00 per hour

We ask that payment be made following each session, unless otherwise agreed upon. Payment methods available: cash, debit, cheque and credit card (with the exception of American Express).


All client related details remain strictly confidential. If another professional requests a copy of the assessment results, client/parental permission will be obtained prior to the release of any information.

Other Information

You may be asked to locate other relevant information including school reports, work samples, reports from other professionals and language/video samples. Please bring these documents with you to the initial appointment.


To our valued clients:

The College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHBC) is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving developments with the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic. Based on the latest developments in British Columbia, and effective March 19, 2020 CSHBC strongly recommends that all Speech-Language Pathologists (RSLPs)  who work in private practice suspend in-person elective and non-essential services.

CSHBC recommends that providers follow this protocol until further notice at which time they should re-evaluate the situation.

At SSS, we want to do our part in reducing the spread of this nasty virus. As of today, we have closed our doors for direct service. We will consider offering “virtual care” when and where appropriate and according to client ability and needs.

Thank you for your support and understanding during this challenging time.  We will ALL miss our families and look forward to regular services returning to soon🌹

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