To all my valued clients:  You and your families' safety are my top priority during this uncertain time. Check for the latest updates and resources, including ongoing telepractice opportunities instead of in-person sessions. Please continue to contact me with any questions or inquiries.

Also note:​ Do make use of COVID-19 resources by calling 811, visiting the HealthLinkBC website, and using the BC COVID-19 app and self-assessment tool if needed. 

Insurance Reimbursable

Home-Based Speech Therapy 

For all ages - Children and Adults

Services in Cantonese & Mandarin also available! 

Andrea Lau

M.Sc., R.SLP(C)
Registered Speech-Language Pathologist

As a multilingual, experienced Registered Speech Pathologist based in Vancouver, Andrea's clients appreciate the warmth, professional integrity, and open communication that define her practice. Andrea received her Masters of Science of Degree in Speech and Language Pathology from The University of Alberta, and is currently registered in good standing with the College of Speech & Hearing Health Professionals of BC (CSHBC). Demonstrating her standard for clinical excellence, she is a clinically certified member of Canada's national association, Speech-Language & Audiology Canada (SAC). In addition to providing service in English, Andrea is also proud to share her multilingual clinical services in Cantonese and in Mandarin. 

 

Andrea has worked as an SLP in acute care hospitals (including The Ottawa Hospital and St. Paul's Hospital), long-term care facilities, preschool clinics, elementary and high schools, and of course - in clients' own homes. She currently provides services to clients with diverse communication difficulties ranging from young children to adults; and is dedicated to helping all clients improve and enjoy the confidence in communicating their message! 

Areas of Expertise

Specialized Training & Clinical Skills

  • BC RASP list member, with the qualified training and experience to provide effective treatment programs for children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). 

  • PROMPT trained clinician, with specialized training in this multidimensional approach for apraxia of speech and other speech sound disorders.  

  • Lidcombe Program certified trainer, for educating parents on supporting children with stuttering. 

  • Hanen 'It Takes Two to Talk' certified program educator, for supporting parents of children age birth to 5 with language delay. 

  • LSVT-LOUD Certified clinician, providing effective speech treatment for people with Parkinson's disease (PD) and other neurological conditions

  • Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES) trained, and Modified Barium Swallow Impairment Protocol (MBSimp) trained, with specialized knowledge of the swallow anatomy and instrumental interpretation of dysphagia. 

Awards & Recognition

  • Awarded Speech-Language Audiology Canada (SAC) Student Excellence Award (2018) – For 'best all-round professional' graduate

  • Nominated and selected to serve on SAC's Board of Directors (2016-2017). 

  • Selected to serve on SAC's Scholarship & Awards Committee (2019-2020). 

Oral-Motor Speech Sound Disorders, Parkinson's Disease, Voice Treatment, Autism, Early-Language Development, Stuttering, & Accent Modification
to name a few...

Andrea has received special training in methods such as PROMPT tactile cueing, Lidcombe stuttering treatment, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA), Lee-Silverman Voice Technique (LSVT), and Hanen 'It Takes Two to Talk'. Her main clinical interests are in the areas of aphasia, voice, autism spectrum disorder, stuttering, and accent modification. 

Andrea works hard to obtain specialized clinical certifications and training in order to provide the most up-to-date assessment and treatment services for children and adults. In 2018, she was recognized by the national association Speech-Language Audiology Canada (SAC) for best all-round professional graduate. Andrea also strives to work with her clients in order to personalize treatment options to each situation, and is able to do so by providing patient-centered intervention within the convenience of clients' own homes.

 
 
Locations

I provide home-based speech therapy in the following locations: 

  • Vancouver

  • Richmond

  • Burnaby

  • New Westminster

  • Coquitlam

  • Surrey

  • Langley

If your location is not listed above, please inquire for more details regarding Telehealth assessment and treatment sessions that are also available. 

Send an Inquiry or Book an Appointment

Let's get in touch!  I am available to share ideas and resources for each family and individual situation, whether or not you become a client. 

I welcome all phone calls, text messages, emails, or inquiries via the contact form below. You can expect a response within 24 hours. 

Speech Vancouver

3438 Vanness Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5R 6E7

Tel: (604) 723-9589

Email: andrealau.slp@gmail.com

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