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Program: Aphasia and Adult Communication Disability - Stroke, Acquired Brain Injury and Brain Disease  
Organization: March of Dimes Canada - Richmond Hill
Phone Numbers: 905-773-7758 ext 6216
Toll-Free: 1-800-567-0315 ext 6216
Fax: 905-773-3746
Email: ydac@marchofdimes.ca
Website: www.marchofdimes.ca
Address:
13311 Yonge St, Suite 202-203
Richmond Hill, ON
L4E 3L6
Location: Richmond Hill
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Accessibility Notes: All Aphasia Communication Disability groups are fully accessible with accessible washrooms and parking
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm
Program times vary according to site, call for more information
Executives: Elizabeth Faraone - Speech Language Pathologist/Clinical Coordinator
March of Dimes Canada/York-Durham Aphasia Program
905-773-7758 ext 6268 * efaraone@marchofdimes.ca
Service Description: 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 * 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

Fees: Sliding scale based on income (in locations: Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program Maple and Vaughan)
Application: Fax or mail referral form (can be downloaded from March of Dimes Canada website), the Speech Language Pathologist will then make an intake visit to client's home to determine eligibility * Once eligibility is established, the client makes a site visit to recommended location
Eligibility / Target Population: Clients 18 and over, must be able to take part in a 3 hour mutual aid group communication program, set communication goals, have aphasia or related neurogenic communication disorder
Languages: English
Area Served:
York, Durham, South Simcoe Regions and Peterborough County  
See Also: Speech and Language

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