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Program: Maple Health Centre - Aphasia and Communication Disabilites Program  
Organization: March of Dimes Canada
Aphasia and Adult Communication Disability - Stroke, Acquired Brain Injury and Brain Disease
Phone Numbers: 905-773-7758 ext 6216
Toll-Free: 1-800-567-0315 ext 6216
Fax: 905-773-3746
13311 Yonge Street, Ste 202
Richmond Hill, ON
L4E 3L6
Intersection: Yonge and Ashfiled
Location: Maple
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: All Aphasia Communication Disability groups are fully accessible with accessible washrooms and parking
Hours: Wed 8:30am-4:30pm
Dates: Weekly program, closed 2 weeks in the summer and 2 weeks in the winter
Executives: Gemma Woticky - Program Manager, Alternative Communication Services
416-425-3463 ext 7207 *
Contacts: Joanne Dick - Independent Living Resource Worker
905-773-7758 ext 6216
Ruth Patterson - Clinical Coordinator, Alternative Communication Services
905-773-7758 ext 6268 *
Service Description: March of Dimes Canada offers a wide range of programs and services to maximize the independence, personal empowerment, and community participation of people with disabilities

Region of York, Maple Health Centre wheelchair accessible with multiple adult day programs and services

Services include: in-home intake visits * group communication programs * skill sessions * development of communication aids and mutual aid support for Adults and their families living with Aphasia and other neurogenic communication disabilities, post Stroke and Acquired Brain Injury * The goal is to improve communication, quality of life, support independence, provide communicative access and life participation * Volunteers, Staff and Clients are trained in the use of supportive communication strategies by Speech Language Pathology consultants and work together to provide communicatively accessible programming * We currently have 14 1/2 day programs located in Maple, Vaughan, Newmarket, Stouffville, Whitby and Peterborough.

Fees: Sliding scale for for Maple and Vaughan program locations
Application: download referral application from the March of Dimes website or contact the public contact to request
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Adults 18 years of age or older living with aphasia or other acquired communication disabilities due to stroke, brain injury, or brain illness may apply for this program.
Languages: English
Language Note: English
Area(s) Served: Maple and area
See Also: Adult Day Programs
Speech and Language

This information was last completely updated on 8/18/2016

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