The Association and its Mission

The PEI Speech and Hearing Association is the provincial body representing over 50 members working in the fields of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology.

PEISHA's mission is:

  • to foster and encourage the growth of S-LPs and
    Audiologists in the province of PEI;
  • to encourage the development and improvement of skills in the
    diagnosis and treatment of human communication disorders; and
  • to promote discussion and dissemination of information concerning
    speech, language, and hearing to the public at large.

PEISHA provides professional advocacy through collaboration with partners with common interests to strengthen influence on government and representation of the professions' interests to the provincial government.

PEISHA promotes Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology through raising public awareness of the professions and professional services, and promoting professional pride and confidence within our members.

PEISHA Association Information

PEISHA has 4 Executive Committee positions. These are President, President-Elect or Past-President, Secretary, and Treasurer:

Current Executive Committee
President: Linda Keel-Hale
President-Elect: Marley MacInnis
Secretary: Megan George
Treasurer: Ainsley Rodgerson

PEISHA holds two membership meetings a year. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) occurs in the fall and the second membership meeting is held in the spring. Election for the Executive Committee positions occur at the Annual General Meeting.

PEISHA publishes a private practice list.

PEISHA holds professional development workshops bi-annually. Topics are suggested by members.

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What do Speech-Language Pathologists do?

Speech-Language Pathologists are specialists in communication and swallowing disorders. More >

Who do SLPs work with?

Babies, children and adults with neurological or physical disabilities. More >

What do Audiologists do?

Audiologists are specialists trained at the Masters level to provide service in identifying and treating hearing loss and balance disorders. More >