Hamilton Health Sciences
Technology Access Clinic (TAC)
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Who We Are:

  • Speech Language Pathologists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Communicative Disorder Assistants
  • Rehabilitation Technologists
  • Administrative Support Staff

What We Do:

  • Assess client needs and abilities for augmentative communication
  • Determine eligibility for Assistive Devices Program (ADP) funding (individuals with a primary diagnosis of Learning Disability are not eligible for ADP funding)
  • Prescribe the most appropriate communication system and access method for clients
  • Recommend strategies for using the communication system
  • Train facilitators who assist the client in using their communication system
  • Provide ongoing support for the client, family, school and others to promote communication in all daily living activities
  • Provide technical support in the client's environment(s)
  • Host workshops and presentations for clients and caregivers
  • Offer information regarding AAC, specialized access and communication technology for community groups, school boards
  • Provide student placements


Hamilton Health Sciences • Hamilton, Ontario • 905.521.2100

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