Speech & Language Screening for Developmentally Delayed Children

Parents and guardians, we are offering free speech and language screenings for children born in 2020 or 2021 who may benefit from early intervention in a supportive GPPSD Program Unit Funded (PUF) Pre-Kindergarten program.

How do you know if your child may need early speech and language intervention?

If you have the following concerns, your child may benefit from our GPPSD PUF Pre-Kindergarten program. If you answer yes to the questions below, your child may benefit from this programming:

  • Is your child talking as much as they should (compared to peers)?
  • Can your child understand your verbal instructions or directions?
  • Can family and friends understand what they are saying?
  • Does your child seem to understand what you are saying to them?

Please refer to our website for more information: https://www.gppsd.ab.ca/programs-of-choice/puf-pre-kindergarten

How do children qualify for free GPPSD screening?

  • Children must be 3 or 4 years of age as of December 31 of the current calendar year.
  • Families who will be registering their children into a school within the Grande Prairie Public School Division.

When are the screenings?

  • May 13-17, 2024

Booking a screening

Please email PUF@gppsd.ab.ca or call GPPSD’s central office at 780-532-4491, ext. 19095.

In your email, please provide:

  • name and birth date of your child
  • your speech and language concerns
  • your name
  • your address
  • a daytime phone number

Screenings are by appointment only for children who will be attending a school within the Grande Prairie Public School Division.

Division Information
Grande Prairie Public School Division
Email: communications@gppsd.ab.ca 
Phone: 780-532-4491