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15 July, 2020 - Health Canada

As of January 1, 2019, Health Canada requires all manufacturers of class II, III, and IV medical devices sold in Canada to follow the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP).  SAC members have raised concerns...

25 January, 2021 - Alberta Ministry of Community and Social Services

The Alberta Ministry of Community and Social Services is currently reviewing the Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) program. The review process includes a survey seeking input from the disability community.  SAC members and...

14 January, 2021 - McMaster University

Preschool S-LPs, we want to hear from you! A research study from McMaster University wants your input on the therapy goals you have selected for children with language delay/disorders (including expressive, receptive, social communication...

08 January, 2021 - Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Health Canada has issued two interim orders to allow for the importation and sale of My Access Masks and ClearMasks from the US during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Health Canada indicates that My Access Masks and ClearMasks are communication face...

04 January, 2021 - Indigenous Services Canada's Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program

As of January 6, 2021, the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program provides coverage for Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) face-to-face equipment and supplies, as well as mounting and access equipment. Indigenous Services Canada...

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