March of Dimes Canada

Site: Peterborough

Service: Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program

Description
Description (Service) COVID19 Programming is currently virtual. 
 
Communication support groups for people who have Aphasia.  
Services include:
  • Communication Assessment (new clients)  
  • New electives to choose from every three months  
  • Communication disorders professionals (registered Speech-Language Pathologists and Communicative Disorders Assistants) who follow the Life Participation Approach to Aphasia  
  • Opportunities to practice and maintain communication skills through real-life conversation with people who know what you’re going through  
  • An aphasia-friendly communication environment  
  • Unlimited programming (depending on space)  
  • Information, education, and community resources
Service Details
Hours Meeting: Thu 9:30 am-12 noon, 1 pm-3 pm
Areas Served Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 19 year(s) and up 
 
People age 19 or older who have aphasia or other acquired communication disorder due to stroke, traumatic brain injury, or brain disease. * Assessment required.
Application Contact for details or visit website
Languages English
Fees Service - $120 due every three months. * Sliding scale available if finances are a concern.
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
Northminster United Church
300 Sunset Blvd
Peterborough, ON K9H 5L3
 
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Intersection Sunset Blvd and Northminster Ave
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 289-380-0685
Toll Free Phone 1-800-567-0315 x 6272
E-Mail smarson@marchofdimes.ca
Website www.marchofdimes.ca/en-ca/programs/acs/acdp
Primary Contact Sara Piotrowska, Speech Language Pathologist; Phone: 705-761-8844
Volunteer Coordinator Maryam Iqbal, ACD Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: (Cell) 647-223-4960; Fax: 905-773-5176; Email: miqbal@marchofdimes.ca
Mailing Address c/o Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program 
March of Dimes Canada 
13311 Yonge St, Suite 202 
Richmond Hill, ON L4E 3L6