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An acquired language difficulty, also known as an aphasia, can affect your understanding of language (receptive language), and/or your use of spoken language (expressive language). Many people have aphasia after a stroke, but it can be the result of any brain injury, including traumatic brain injury, a brain tumor, or an infection of the brain. Read more >>

Woman undergoing aphasia post-stroke therapy


Do you struggle to produce clear speech, or often need to repeat yourself because others find your speech difficult to understand? Do you speak too quickly, too slowly, or has your voice changed in some way? These could be signs of what is known as dysarthria. Dysarthria is the result of brain damage causing you to have weak muscles in any of the following areas: the face, jaw, lips, tongue, throat, velum (the part that either closes off the nasal cavity or allows air to go through the nasal cavity) and muscles of breathing. Read more >>

Woman undergoing dysarthria slurred speech therapy


Swallowing and eating is not only important to our survival but also to our sense of connection, social identity, and social involvement with others. You may have never thought about how complex swallowing is or how important it is to your daily interactions with others until you experience difficulties and/or discomfort with eating. Difficulties with eating including difficulties in the oral cavity (mouth), pharynx, esophagus (tube in which transfers food into stomach) and/or gastroesophageal junction (the location where food enters the stomach) is known as dysphagia and can be a result of several different medical conditions, including structural changes or differences in your body, stroke, traumatic brain injury or a neurological condition. Read more >>

Woman with swallowing difficulties undergoing dysphagia therapy


Occupational therapy (OT) is a personalized therapy that considers you as a whole person and helps you achieve greater independence, participate more fully in daily activities, and function to the best of your abilities. We start with an assessment to identify the underlying reason behind your specific challenges and then develop an individualized treatment plan that addresses your needs and functional goals. Read more >>

Grandpa with grandchild after occupational therapy


A psychodiagnostic assessment is an in-depth assessment that aims to diagnose and provide clarity about mental health symptoms that may be negatively impacting your daily life. Following the assessment, we provide you with a full report, including a possible diagnosis and treatment options. Read more >>

Patient undergoing a pyschodiagnostic assessment and mental health diagnosis


A psychological assessment is used to understand more about your memory, academic ability, attention, concentration, executive functions, behaviours, functional life skills, visual-motor skills, and social-emotional functioning. It determines the presence of learning disabilities, intellectual disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder (ASD), giftedness, and mental health disorders that may have gone undiagnosed for many years. The goal is to provide clarity and support to help you succeed. Read more >>

Woman undergoing a psychological assessment


Our voice forms an important part of our identity. We use it to communicate and present ourselves to others. We often don't think about our voice until we experience vocal challenges in everyday life, such as difficulty talking on the telephone, in social situations or at work or school. Speech therapists can assess, treat, manage, and prevent voice concerns. Read more >>

Woman is assessed by speech therapist during voice therapy
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