Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology

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Manuscripts Suitable for Consideration

Research Articles

Articles presenting important new research results. Included in this category will be single-subject experimental designs.

Research Notes

Brief manuscripts presenting pilot, preliminary, and/or exploratory findings or a new method for the collection or analysis of data.

Clinical Focus

Articles of primary clinical interest that serve to identify future research directions. Evidence-informed descriptions of clinical programs, and innovative clinical services and activities are among the possibilities.

Case Studies

Articles that aim to answer a specific clinical question related to a case, by using an evidence-based approach to support clinical reasoning.


Articles explaining/illustrating a clinical or scientific approach relevant to research and/or clinical approach in audiology and/or speech-language pathology.

Review Articles

A comprehensive overview of an area of speech, language, or hearing sciences and/or disorders (i.e., systematic review or scoping review). Reviews should be accessible to knowledgeable readers not expert in the subject area.

Length and Structure

Research articles, clinical focuses, tutorials and review articles are generally limited to 40 manuscript pages (or 10,000 words) including abstract, references, tables, figures, and appendices.

Research notes and case studies are typically limited to 20 manuscript pages (or 5000 words) including abstract, references, tables, figures, and appendices.

Most manuscript types (other than tutorials) include an abstract, introduction, methods, results, discussion, and relevant citations.

Please note that, as of May 1, 2020, all manuscripts must be submitted using the new 7th edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

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