Haldimand Norfolk Health Unit

Site: Simcoe - Gilbertson Dr

Service: Haldimand Norfolk Preschool Speech and Language Program

Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm (some evening parent training sessions offered)
Areas Served Haldimand County ; Norfolk County
Eligibility Ages: 5 year(s) and under 
Children attending JK must be referred before the end of June in their JK year * children can continue to receive services until eligible for SK
Application Call Speech Program secretary 519-426-6170 ext 3243 for intake/referrals or online at www.hnhu.org/speech * referrals are accepted from doctors, teachers, child-care providers, and self-referral * there is an 8-month wait between referral and assessment
Languages English
Fees None ; Children of preschool age are eligible for the services at no direct cost to parents, up until they are eligible for senior kindergarten. Program is funded through provincial government, Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Address and Location
Located In Community Simcoe
Address & Map
12 Gilbertson Dr
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4L1
Intersection Gilbertson Dr and Queensway (Hwy 3)
Mailing Address PO Box 247 
12 Gilbertson Dr 
Simcoe, ON N3Y 4L1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description (Service) Program team consisting of Speech-Language Pathologists and support personnel

Staff see children with:
* language delay/disorder (e.g. kids who are "not talking")
* articulation delay/disorder (e.g. kids who are "talking" but difficult to understand)
* fluency problems (e.g. stuttering)
* voice problems (e.g. too hoarse, too nasal)

Program offers assessment and a range of intervention services including:
* home programs
* parent training
* individual weekly sessions
* group sessions

Sites in Simcoe, Langton, Dunnville and Caledonia
Contact Information
Office Phone Intake - 519-426-5870 ext 3243
Fax 519-426-9974
Website www.hnhu.org/speech
Primary Contact Lori Holstein, Senior Speech-Language Pathologist; Phone: (Business) 519-426-6170 ext 3244; Email: lori.holstein@hnhss.ca

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