The Association and its Mission

The PEI Speech and Hearing Association is the provincial body representing over 35 members working in the fields of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology.

PEISHA's mission is:

  • to foster and encourage the growth of SLP and
    Audiologists in the province of P.E.I.
  • to encourage the development and improvement of skills in the
    diagnosis and treatment of human communication disorders.
  • 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 on other decisions, represents the profession's interests to the provincial government.

PEISHA promotes our professions through raising awareness of our professions and our professional services with the public, promoting professional pride and confidence within our members.


PEISHA Association Information

PEISHA has 4 Executive positions. These are President, President Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer

Current Executive
President : Emily Bradley
President Elect : Erica Ross
Secretary : Susan MacDonald
Treasurer : Joan Sullivan


Election for the Executive positions of President Elect, Secretary and Treasurer  occur annually at the Annual General Meeting. 

 
PEISHA has 5 standing committees:
a) PR Committee
b) Membership Committee
c) Workshop Committee
d) Legislation Committee
e) Advocacy Committee

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.
PEISHA publishes a private practice list.
PEISHA holds professional development workshops bi-annually. Topics are suggested by members.


Code of Ethics >

How to become a member >


The history of PEISHA - coming soon.

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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 >