McMaster Children's Hospital

Site: Technology Access Clinic

Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 pm-4:30 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Burlington ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 2 year(s) and up 
 
Clients must have proof of diagnosis of physical disability. Clients with a primary diagnosis of learning disability are not seen.
Application Contact to request a referral form
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Hamilton Central
Address & Map
Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre
325 Wellington St N
Hamilton, ON L8L 0A4
Intersection Wellington St N and Barton St E
Mailing Address c/o Technology Access Clinic - Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre - Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation 
237 Barton St E 
Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description
Description (Service) Facilitates the communication of individuals who are not able to write due to a long-term physical disability or whose speech does not meet all of their communication needs. Serves children and adults with neurological, developmental, or multiple disabilities. Techniques include speech, sign language, picture communication displays, written language, voice output technology, and computer systems. Program assesses needs, determines eligibility for ADP (Assistant Devices Program) funding, prescribes appropriate systems, recommends strategies, trains facilitators, and provides on-going support.
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-521-2100 ext 77833
Fax 905-521-4964
E-Mail tacinfo@hhsc.ca
Website www.mcmasterchildrenshospital.ca/body.cfm?id=225
Primary Contact Steve Terhljan, Occupational Therapist
Alternate Contact Tina Foulds, Program Secretary; Email: foulds@hhsc.ca

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