March of Dimes Canada

Site: Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program

Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone 905-773-7758 ext 6272
Toll Free Phone 1-800-567-0315 ext 6272
Fax 905-773-3746
E-Mail jthurston@marchofdimes.ca
Website www.marchofdimes.ca
Located In Community Richmond Hill
Address 13311 Yonge St, Ste 202
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3L6
 
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Intersection Yonge St and Bloomington Side Rd
Contact Information
Primary Contact June Thurston, Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Secretary
Alternate Contact Elisabeth Faraone, Communication Clinical Coordinator; Email: efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
Volunteer Coordinator Maryam Iqbal, Volunteer Co-ordinator; Email: miqbal@marchofdimes.ca
Description & Services
Description (Service) Group communication programs for adults with aphasia (speech problems) after stroke, head injury, or brain disease * Speech Language Pathologist and Communicative Disorders Assistance work with trained volunteers to encourage learning communication to optimize language abilities * support for families learning about aphasia * focus on strengthening intact abilities and exploring new skills, interests and knowledge * seminars for public education 
 
Whitby location 
Westminster United Church 
1850 Rossland Rd 
Whitby, ON L1N 3P2
Hours Mon 9 am-12 noon * Fri 9 am-3:30 pm
Areas Served Durham Region ; Peterborough (County of) ; York Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Application Applicants are requested to complete March of Dimes Canada Referral/Application Form for Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program * referral/application form at https://www.marchofdimes.ca/EN/programs/acdp1/Pages/Referrals.aspx
Languages English - Reception, Website, Programs
Fees None
Other Details
Physical Access Fully Accessible - Entrance, Washroom Fully Accessible - Parking
Subjects
Service Categories Special Libraries ~ Communication Impairments ; Speech and Language Pathology ; Speech and Language Pathology ~ Subject Specific Public Awareness/Education

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