Scott Ardiel

Scott experienced a stroke in his early 40s that left him with aphasia. Scott is a “super dad” to sons Ben, 12, and Aiden, 10. He is a Scout leader and active volunteer at Sheridan Park Public School in Toronto. Until his stroke, Scott was an IT developer with the Royal Bank of Canada. Along with his wife, Janie Dobie, Scott helped launch the Peel-Halton Young Stroke Survivors group ( and continues to be active supporting the Aphasia Institute through the annual Toronto Challenge. Scott and his family enjoy skiing, biking and swimming.