Assistive Technology Clinic

We are a team of award-winning clinicians dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with complex disabilities.


OUR INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH COMBINES:

Assistive Technology

We match innovative rehabilitation technology with each client's pathology to give patients customized care plans unique to their needs.

Occupational Therapy

Our OT’s assess and work with the physical, psycho-social, and functional abilities to enable patients to thrive with daily tasks at work, leisure and home.

Speech Therapy

Our Speech Language Pathologists (SLP) improve speech and swallowing difficulties using a combination of evidence-based techniques and technologies.

Physiotherapy

Our Physiotherapists (PT) combine traditional physical rehabilitation methods and advanced technological devices, to provide unique and customized treatment programs for each patient.

Medicine

Our Neurologists, Physiatrists and Nurses offer expert medical and rehabilitative management. They work together with our interdisciplinary teams for a holistic approach to patient rehabilitation.

COVID-19 INFORMATION

Parkinson Canada has released information concerning the COVID-19 virus for people living with Parkinson’s Disease. We encourage everyone to read the contents of this page carefully.

The information is constantly being updated, so be sure to check regularly for updates. We will not summarize the information here; we encourage you to get the latest information directly from the source. Please visit Parkinson Canada and follow them on Twitter.

If you are feeling stress and anxiety due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we recommend this helpful handout made by the Harvard medical university.

For further resources on living with Parkinson’s Disease, please take a look at the Live Well with Parkinson, and Parkinson & Movement Disorder Alliance websites.

Stay inside as much as possible, and stay safe!


CONNECTING PATIENTS WITH INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY

Patient Programs

Our industry-leading rehab programs and direct manufacturer relationships put innovative technology, training and tools into the hands of thousands of patients each year; improving and restoring their control of daily life.

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Product Consulting

We are a consulting partner and testing ground for manufacturers and developers of assistive technologies; leveraging our experience customizing and administering innovative products to thousands of patients each year.

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About ATC

OVER 25 YEARS OF INNOVATIVE CARE

The Assistive Technology Clinic began in 1994 as a service dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with neurological and neurodegenerative conditions through rehabilitation and technology. Housed on the premises of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Baycrest Brain Health Centre, the mandate of ATC is to provide innovative medical,  physio, occupational and speech therapy programs and combine them with state of the art technologies.

Meet our Team

An inter-professional team providing award-winning care

Pearl Gryfe

Early in her career, while working with those suffering from ALS and other complex medical conditions and finding only limited solutions to improve their quality of life, Pearl combined her passion for patient-centered care and her fascination with technology to create ATC in 1994.

Dr. Galit Kleiner

Dr. Kleiner obtained her MD at McGill University in Montreal and completed her residency in Neurology at Harvard University. She subsequently completed a clinical research fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Toronto.

Steven McGie

Steven has a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, a BSc in Neuroscience, and a long-standing focus on rehabilitation. He loves being part of the ATC team as the ability to work with innovative assistive technology perfectly weaves his range of expertise.

Jason Whitman

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Mary Jane Strode

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Susan Louting

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Ready for a Referral?

Download the referral document here, or share it directly with your healthcare provider if you know their email address.

Proud recipient of support from the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.

Fier bénéficiaire de l’appui du gouvernement du Canada à travers l’Agence fédérale de développement économique pour le Sud de l’Ontario.

COVID-19 NOTICE

Please note that all ATC clinics are closed until further notice due to Covid-19. We will contact you to reschedule your appointment in the future, when we are able to do so.

If you have an issue related to your illness or other medical conditions, please call your family doctor.

If you require a prescription renewal, contact your pharmacist directly to renew your prescription. You do not need a prescription from your physician for existing medications.

If you have any questions related to Covid-19, please contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000.

In a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.