FC: Agencies Located in the Toronto Area to Help the Family.
1: “The Speech Therapy Centers of Canada Ltd. (S.T.C.C)” | Locations: Richmond Hill, Toronto, Whitby, Vaughan Address of the Toronto Location: “Lawrence Square, 2nd Floor(in Dentistry in Motion)700 Lawrence Avenue East, Suite 206Toronto, ON M6A 3B4 Tel: 905.886.5941Fax: 905.886.2362 firstname.lastname@example.org
2: What the S.T.C.C does? “It is a private speech-language pathologist (S-LP) practice, dedicated to providing caring and professional language and speech therapy in Toronto for children, adolescents and adults.” Provides one-on-one and group services.
3: They give treatments to individuals with communication disorders due to brain injuries, autism, and augmentative and alternative communication. They also, offer assessments for children with complex communication issues due to autism or hearing impairments. Provides treatments on one-on-one basis and as well as in groups for children with autism.
4: What Population the S.T.C.C serve? The STCC serves almost to every age group. It serves to infants, toddlers, teens, adults. They also arrange workshops for parents and caregivers to teach them how to do practice or therapy with their child at home. Cost: The speech language pathology services are not covered by OHIP because the services are provided by the private pathologist.
5: Referral Process: In most cases the referral is accepted from parents and caregiver, but in some special cases the referral is needed from a specialist. Availability: The STCC services are available in week days along with evenings and weekends. The Link of the STCC: http://www.speechtherapycentres.com/index.html
6: (2) Toronto Preschool Speech & Language Services (TPSLS) Location: “Rouge Valley Health System Centenary Site, Shoniker Building 2877 Ellesmere Road Toronto, ON M1E 4C1 Phone: 416-281-7445 Fax: 416-284-3116”
7: What the TPSLS does? “It assessments of a child's communication development and interaction skills Provides a treatment plan and referrals which are discussed with the parent(s) Provides speech and language therapy, mainly in groups or individually when appropriate. It also, refers to a wide range of child and family services in the community”
8: What population TPSLS serve? Everyone can access their service who ever live in Toronto. Basically, TPSLS provides services for the children from very early age who are diagnosed as developmentally delay or any kind of disorder. Cost: Services are provided free of charge.
9: Referral Process: “Parents can self-refer by calling them directly at 416-338-8255 when they have a concern about the child’s development.” Availability: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Link: http://www.tpsls.on.ca/aboutus/index.htm
10: Neighbourhood Information Post (A vital community organization) (3) | As we observed in the scenario that Najia’s other three siblings are in the same center who appear very stressed. First of all, I will meet with the other staff to find out the causes of their stress and then meet with the parents. After meeting with the parents, if I find that they are facing lots of problems due to new in the country, I will give them the information about “Neighbourhood Information Post” organization located in the Toronto.
11: What the Neighbourhood Information Post does? “The Neighbourhood Information Post is a non-profit community resource center serving the Down-town Toronto East community.” It provides information about other different community, government and social services. It provides counselling to individuals. It provides community outreach and Education programs. It provides settlement services. It provides up-to-date new information to the new comers.
12: Location: “Office phone: (416) 924-2543 Fax: (416) 924-4748E-mail: email@example.comAddress: Parliament Street Public Library, 269 Gerrard St E, 2nd Fl, Toronto, Ontario, M5A 2G3” Cost of service: Free Availability: Mon-Tue, Thu-Fri 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Wed 1 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
13: Referral Process: Everyone can access their services through making appointment by phone. Link: http://www.nipost.org/node
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