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Contact Information
Office Phone 905-875-8474
Fax 905-849-0424
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Primary Contact Brittany Clark, Speech-Language Pathologist and Program Manager; Email:
Alternate Contact Christine Luckett, Program Administrator; Phone: 905-849-7993
Volunteer Coordinator Vanessa Rotundo, Communicative Disorders Assistant and Volunteer Coordinator; Phone: 905-849-7993 ext 10713; 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) 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 Thu 1 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Halton Region
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Varied types/severity of aphasia due to stroke or brain injury, e.g., Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Primary Progressive Aphasia (PPA), tumor  
* individuals must be medically stable and living in the community  
* willingness to participate in supportive conversation groups  
* demonstrate appropriate behaviour in a social group setting  
* no/minimal cognitive difficulties  
* client care needs (i.e., toileting, feeding, and arrangement of transportation) are met by client or caregiver
Application Referral form available online
Languages English
Fees Membership - $10/week ; Initial observation session is free
Site Information
Located In Community Burlington
Address & Map
Joseph Brant Wellness House
2160 Itabashi Way
Burlington, ON L7M 4J8
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Intersection Walkers Line and Upper Middle Rd
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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