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Hamilton Health Sciences

Site: Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre

Service: Technology Access Clinic, Ron Joyce Children's Health Centre

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-521-2100 x77833
E-Mail tacinfo@hhsc.ca
Website www.hamiltonhealthsciences.ca/mcmaster-childrens-hospital/areas-of-care/developmental-pediatrics-and-rehabilitation/technology-access-clinic/
Agency Information
Established 2000
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Facilitates the communication of individuals who are not able to write due to a long-term physical disability or whose speech does not meet all of their communication needs. Serves children and adults with neurological, developmental, or multiple disabilities. Techniques include speech, sign language, picture communication displays, written language, voice output technology, and computer systems. Program assesses needs, determines eligibility for ADP (Assistant Devices Program) funding, prescribes appropriate systems, recommends strategies, trains facilitators, and provides on-going support. Part of the Hamilton Health Sciences Network.
Hours Mon 0730 - 1730; Tue 0730 - 1730; Wed 0730 - 1730; Thu 0730 - 1730; Fri 0730 - 1730;
Areas Served Hamilton
Eligibility Live in the Hamilton-Wentworth region and surrounding areas. Have a valid Ontario Health Card number. Have a physical disability
Application Anyone can make a referral, but a physician's signature is required to confirm the client's diagnosis. Referral form is available online, or call to request hard copy.
Languages English
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton
Address & Map
325 Wellington St N
Hamilton, ON
Canada L8L 0A4
Categories and Classification
HCSD Main Heading Disabilities ; Health Care
HCSD Sub Heading Assistive Devices ; Health & Physical Disabilities ; Health and Physical Disabilities
Service Categories Assistive Technology Information ; Assistive Technology Training ; Evaluation for Assistive Technology ; Speech Aids ; Visual/Reading Aids

Agency Overview


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