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Ontario Government Reviewing Services for Students with Communication Disorders

The Ontario government is currently running pilot projects to determine how best to provide services to school-aged children with language, stuttering and articulation disorders.  The present system is badly fragmented as noted by the Deloitte Report (p.8) of July, 2010. … Continue reading

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Focus on Communication

Communication, for learning and for life, is highlighted by audiologists and speech language pathologists in Canada during the month of May.   At present, services to Ontario students with communication disorders is fragmented between government ministries, leading to duplication, red tape and inefficient … Continue reading

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Support is Building

The petition to Premier McGuinty is attracting wide support and with good reason.  The present system of service to students with communication disorders is fragmented and wastes tax dollars.  Parents have to give consent, verbal and written,  six or seven … Continue reading

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Respond to the Deloitte Report

The Ontario Government has asked the public to respond to the Deloitte Report.  You can view the full text of the report by clicking on the link at the right side of this page.  We urge all interested people to … Continue reading

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Sign the petition

  We have started a petition to the Premier of Ontario to urge him to mandate, consolidate and fund speech language services for students with communication disorders as an integral part of our educational system.  Please go the the following … Continue reading

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Introduction

The Ontario Government commissioned Deloitte consultants to review school health support services which include speech language pathology services.  Deloitte’s report of July, 2010, clearly stated that services to children with communication disorders is fragmented, with some services provided by speech … Continue reading

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