Your extended health plan
- Most extended health plans will cover some speech-language pathology sessions each year. However, each persons plan varies in the amount they allocate to each resource, some may cover the entire service for your child, others may only cover parent coaching SLP services for you. Before proceeding it is best to look into your provider to find out more information.
Government funding sources for children’s services
- At home program – ‘The AHP supports eligible children who require long-term medical supports, services and continued assistance to address having “severe disabilities”.’
- Autism Funding – ‘Autism funding helps pay for eligible services or supports that promote skill development for children living with autism’.
- Jordan’s Principle – ‘Jordan’s Principle makes sure all First Nations children living in Canada can access the products, services and supports they need, when they need them.’
- Post – Adoption Assistance Program – ‘This program can provide financial assistance for services related to a child’s specific needs, such as counselling, therapy or corrective dental/medical expenses.’
- Variety – A Children’s Charity Individual Grant – ‘We offer funding for specialized therapies to help children thrive.’
- Variety – A Children’s Charity Assessment Grant – ‘We help families gain insights into their children’s unique strengths and challenges with private assessments.’
- CKNW Orphan’s Fund Individual Grant