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  • Columbia Speech and Language Services Inc. Vancouver BC.Canada
  • Columbia Speech and Language Services Inc. Vancouver BC.Canada
  • Columbia Speech and Language Services Inc. Vancouver BC.Canada
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Intensive Aphasia Treatment Program (iTAWC)

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iTAWC Summer 2016 - Intensive Treatment for Aphasia in Western Canada
in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia

July 4 - 29, 2016

Note: this session of iTAWC is now full. Dates for a fall/winter program will be announced shortly.

We are very pleased to once again announce an intensive treatment program for people with aphasia. This month-long program will run all day, five days per week, in Vancouver in the summer of 2016 in the accessible offices of Columbia Speech and Language Services.

Strictly limited to three clients in total.

Register by April 1, 2016 - $10,000

Register between April 2 and May 15, 2016 - $12,000

Register after May 15, 2016 - $14,000

Please note that the dates will be updated for our fall/winter 2016 program.

Register by March 1st, 2015 – $10,000*
Register between March 2nd and April 15th, 2015 – $12,000*
Register between April 16th and June 15th, 2015 – $14,000* - See more at:

Highlights include:

  • Speech and language therapy for aphasia for three to four hours daily for four weeks (depending on session selected)
  • Apraxia therapy for those who need it
  • Individual, paired and small group instruction
  • Thorough pre-treatment assessment and orientation
  • Post-treatment assessment, guest speakers, family meetings and debriefing
  • A detailed final report that can serve as a blueprint for targeting further progress after completion of iTAWC
  • Comprehensiveness – we use a variety of evidence-based practice methods including constraint induced language therapy, social participation approaches to aphasia treatment and state of the art technology as appropriate to each client’s needs.
  • Experienced, dedicated therapists with a passion for working with people with aphasia
  • Lots of individual attention – our staffing ratio is two SLPs (speech language pathologists) to every three clients and one grad student to every client in the summer, and one SLP to each client in other sessions
  • Intensive speech therapy for aphasia every day, Monday to Friday, for four weeks!
  • Pre and post assessments and family meetings bringing your time in Vancouver to 5 weeks

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for some frequently asked questions about this program.

How to Register

We are currently taking registrations for our fall/winter program on a first-come first-served basis.  Please see our Frequently Asked Questions for costs, application procedures and further details.  Or for more information, or to request an application packet, contact us at or 604-875-9100.

Register early as we take only three clients each session!

Other questions?  Call Columbia Speech and Language Services at 604-875-9100.  Our receptionist is available to personally answer your calls from 9 to 5, Monday to Friday.

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