- Children and adolescents 0-17 years old (or 18-21 years old if still attending a specialized school)
- Motor or language-impaired clients with significant and persistent disabilities which limit their ability to communicate (verbally or in written) or to access their environment.
- Registered or not in another program at the Lethbridge-Layton-Mackay Rehabilitation Centre
An interdisciplinary team consisting of a speech and language pathologist, an occupational therapist, and a technical assistant, provides specialized services to support the referring partners, including:
- Clinical follow-up and technical support
- Recommendations regarding technical aids and technology for oral, non-verbal, and written communication, telephone adaptations and environmental controls
- Equipment trials and loan
- Collaboration with SAT-Motor for wheelchair integrated systems
Services are offered at
- primarily at the Mackay site
- the student' school and/or home under special circumstances
To access services
- To be eligible for services, an individual must have a specific diagnosis related to a motor or language impairment and report significant and persistent disabilities which limit their ability to communicate or to access to their environment.
- The referral source must include a Speech and Language Pathology or Occupational Therapy report documenting functional status, areas of impairment and needs, and the Referral form (click to download) also available by contacting the SAT-COM clinical coordinator at extension 2190.
- Request for Services Form.
- All documents must be sent to admissions (AEO).