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Public Comments Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Conversation group therapy provided virtually, using Zoom, until further notice
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-875-8474
Fax 905-849-0424
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Primary Contact Carly Woods, Speech-Language Pathologist and Clinical Practice Leader; Email:
Alternate Contact Christine Luckett, Program Administrator; Phone: 905-849-7993
Volunteer Coordinator Vanessa Rotundo, Communicative Disorders Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 289-681-1695; Email:
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Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1984
Primary Executive Dayna O'Kelly, President, Board of Directors
Alternate Executive Pat O'Kelly, Treasurer, Board of Directors
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Services altered in response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) 
Conversation group therapy provided virtually, using Zoom, until further notice 
Provides conversation group therapy for people with aphasia, an acquired language disorder caused by stroke, brain injury, or brain illness 
* follows a life participation approach enhancing communication skills and quality of life 
* sessions are facilitated by a Speech-Language Pathologist and Communicative Disorders Assistant with the support of a Social Worker and trained volunteers
Hours Tue 9:30 am-12:30 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Varied severities/types of aphasia due to stroke or injury to brain, e.g., Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA), tumour  
* individuals must be medically stable and living in the community  
* willingness to participate in supportive conversation groups to improve communication 
* demonstrate appropriate behaviour in a social group setting for the duration of the program 
* no/minimal cognitive difficulties
Application Referral form available online
Languages English
Fees Membership - $10/week ; Initial observation session is free
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 60
828 Legion Rd, 2nd Flr - Victory Hall
Burlington, ON L7S 1T6
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Intersection Brant St and Fairview St
Mailing Address c/o Monarch House 
1405 North Service Rd E, Unit 103 
Oakville, ON L6H 1A7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities
Service Categories Speech and Language Pathology ~ Brain Injuries ; Speech and Language Pathology ~ Communication Impairments ; Speech and Language Pathology ~ Stroke

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