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Support and Care for Complex Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (SCCAND)

SCCAND provides a multi-disciplinary and collaborative approach for children and youth with autism and related neurodevelopmental disorders experiencing complex functional and behavioural challenges, requiring consideration of psychopharmacological intervention.

For more information, visit the Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnostic Hub page for patients and families.

Patients/Conditions To Refer

Referred children and youth should have:
1) 2 or more confirmed neurodevelopmental diagnoses, including: autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, global developmental delay, ADHD, epilepsy and learning disability;
2) have tried at least 1 psychotropic medication for a minimum of 6 weeks; and
3) who present with 1 or more of the following behaviours: aggression, irritability, hyperactivity/impulsivity, inattention, anxiety, interfering repetitive behaviours, or self-injury.

Referral & Contact Information


Phone: 905-521-7950

Download referral form and fax to 905-577-8029.

Assessment Options

  • In-person visits
  • Virtual consultations

Estimated Wait Times

variable, currently between 6-12 months