Assistive Technology Service - GF Strong

The Assistive Technology Service supports clinicians and rehabilitation professionals working with adults and adolescents with disabilities in the public health system of British Columbia and the Yukon.  Support is provided in the form of: consultation, assessment, evaluation, intervention, education, and equipment trials.

The service consults with and supports a client team in the assessment, selection, and application of technology to further an individual?s goals related to communication, vocation, education, leisure, and independent living.  

We maintain a selection of augmentative and alternative communication devices, environmental control systems, and accessibility devices for demo/trial.

Focus areas:

  • Augmentative and alternative communication
  • Computer access
  • Custom adaptations 
  • Device Mounting 
  • Environmental Control Systems
  • Mobile device access

The team The room

Videos about us

Watch the video below to learn about the support provided at GF Strong Assistive Technology Service:


Watch this short video about how we use 3D printing to provide custom adaptations to clients who need specialized access to technology! Thank you BC Rehab Foundation for funding the Accessibili3D initiative.


GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre

4255 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 2G9
Phone: (604) 737-6263
Fax: (604) 734-1363

Hours of operation

Office hours: Monday ? Friday 8 a.m. ? 4 p.m.

Assistive Technology Resource Centre computer lab hours:
Every day 8 a.m. ? 10 p.m.


Parking & transportation

Paid parking is available. Pay stations are located at the main entrance to the building and at the staff entrance on 28th Avenue. 

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?Access to consultation and equipment trial services is through referral by clinicians only.  

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Adele MacNeill, OT
Occupational Therapist ? Assistive Technology
(604) 734-1313 x2509

Jason Cheung, BASc
Biomedical Engineer - Assistive Technology
(604) 734-1313 x2507

Sasha Wade, M.Sc., RSLP
Speech-Language Pathologist ? Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)
(604) 734-1313 x2513

Laura Fawcett, OT
Occupational Therapist ? Assistive Technology
(604) 734-1313 x2508