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To inquire about or register for a service, email autismprogram@hhsc.ca or call 905-521-2100 ext. 78972

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Mental Health Assessment

Mental Health

Mental health assessments are used to explore social, emotional, and behavioural difficulties that are causing significant concerns about your child.  These difficulties may also be getting in the way of your child’s ability to cope and navigate life successfully.  These assessments may be used to make a decision as to whether their mental health challenges can be accounted for by additional diagnoses such as anxiety, mood, or obsessive-compulsive disorders.  Recommendations are made to inform treatment planning and enable access to appropriate supports at school, home, and in the community.

  • Age Group Grade 1-4, Grade 5-8, Highschool
  • Service Type Consultation
  • LevelA, B, C
  • Includes
    • • Interview with parent/caregiver
      • Structured observations
      • Direct assessment techniques
      • Feedback session
      • Written report
      • Combination of in-person and virtual appointments
  • DateFlexible
  • Cost$1,900
    Please note that OAP Core Clinical Funding may be used for this type of assessment, and some Extended Health Benefits plans cover Psychological services.

Psychoeducational Assessment

Mental Health

Psychoeducational assessments are used to identify areas of strength and need in a student’s learning profile allowing for a deeper understanding of their educational abilities.  It may also be used to a make a decision as to whether their challenges in school can be accounted for by additional diagnoses such as Specific Learning Disorder, Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or Intellectual Developmental Disorder.  Recommendations are made to enable students to access appropriate academic accommodations and supports at school, home, and in the community.

  • Age Group Grade 1-4, Grade 5-8, Highschool
  • Service Type Consultation
  • LevelA, B,C
  • Includes
    • Clinical interview
    • Behavioural observations
    • Completion of standardized testing and questionnaires
    • Feedback session
    • Written report
    • Available in-person or virtually – please be advised that some aspects of the assessment will need to take place in-person
  • DateFlexible
  • Cost$4,200
    Please note that OAP Core Clinical Funding CANNOT be used for this type of assessment but some Extended Health Benefit plans cover psychological services.

Psychological Assessment Consultation

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All psychological assessments begin with this consultation with a Psychologist to share your questions and concerns about your child/youth so you can determine which type of assessment is best and when it should occur.

  • Age Group Grade 1-4, Grade 5-8, Highschool
  • Service Type Psychological Services
  • LevelA,B,C
  • Includes

    • Parent/caregiver appointment with Psychologist
    • Available virtually

  • DateFlexible
  • Cost$225