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Augmentative Communication

WHO WE ARE

The John McGivney Children's Centre's (JMCC) Augmentative Communications Clinic is staffed by a multidisiplinary team made up of speech language pathologists, occupational therapists, communication disorder assistants and technologists. Together, we are able to fully asses 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.

Our clinic is open to residents of Windsor and Essex County until the age of 21. Clients over age 21 will be seen on a case-by-case basis.

Completion of the referral form is required to access this service. Referrals are accpted 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/