Giving people without speech new ways to talk

Lending guidelines

  • OARC operates on a first-come, first-served basis. - High-demand equipment can require a waiting time from several months to a year.
  • OARC is open to the public - Individuals, families, professionals, and service providers may all access the services of the Centre.
  • OARC encourages a team approach - Working with existing teams in the community leads to the best use of communications devices.
  • OARC finds information - To assist in the best selection and use of devices, information on devices is updated regularly.
  • OARC offers training - Individuals and service providers are trained on the use of equipment they borrow. Visit our Education and Training page for more information on programs offered by OARC.