Social connection is more important than ever right now, so our Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program (ACDP) team has created this aphasia-friendly newsletter to keep you connected, engaged, and informed during this pandemic. We hope you find it useful, and we look forward to seeing you all in person again.
Aphasia is a communication disability that can occur after a stroke, brain injury or brain illness.
If you have aphasia, it may be hard to:
People with Aphasia are intelligent and know what they want to say.
People with aphasia, often have
other communication problems, such as:
Watch the short video series "Voices of Aphasia" from the National Aphasia Association.
The Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program serves York and Simcoe regions, Durham region, Peterborough area and Greater Toronto area.
Main officeMarch of Dimes Canada Aphasia and Communication Disabilities Program 13311 Yonge St., Suite 202Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4E 3L6(905) 773-7758 ext. 62161-800-567-0315
MapleMaple Health Centre10424 Keele St.Maple, Ontario, L6A 2L1(905) 303-0133 ext. 73672 (Wednesdays only)
NewmarketNewmarket Health Centre194 Eagle St.Newmarket, Ontario, L3Y 1J6(905) 895-3628 ext. 73418 (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays only)
PeterboroughNorthminster United Church300 Sunset BoulevardPeterborugh, Ontario, K9H 5L3(705) 761-8844 (Thursdays only)
StouffvilleParkview Village12184 Ninth LineStouffville, Ontario, L4A 3N6(905) 904-0674 (Thursdays only)
VaughanMackenzie Health9401 Jane St.Vaughan, Ontario, L6A 4H7(905) 883-1212 ext. 3885 (Tuesdays only)
WhitbyWestminster United Church1850 Rossland Rd. EastWhitby, Ontario, L1N 3P2(905) 904-0674 (Mondays and Fridays only)
This program is funded by the Central LHIN