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Augmentative Communication

WHO WE ARE

The John McGivney Children's Centre's (JMCC) Augmentative Communications Clinic is staffed by a  team made up of multidisciplinary speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, communication disorder assistants and technologists. Together, we are able to fully assess the needs of our clients and provide equipment and/or recommendations tailored to the unique communication challenges of each individual. 

WHAT WE DO

Augmentative Communication involves the use of techniques such as signs, gestures, pictures and/or technology such as voice output devices (talkers) or computers to help clients communicate more effectively

ELIGIBILITY & REFERRALS

Our Augmentative Communication Clinic provides assessment of face-to-face and written communication skills. Consultation and support is provided to caregivers, primary therapists and community schools as needed.

Augmentative services are offered to children and youth under the age of 19, and young people between the ages of 19 and 21 who remain in secondary school and reside in Windsor and Essex County.

Completion of the referral form is required to access this service. Referrals are accepted from families, therapists, educators and other professionals. If a client is new to our Centre, a medical referral is required. 

To find out more, please call 519-252-7281.

Resources
https://jmccentre.ca/