Some people want to receive a formal autism diagnosis from a psychologist or a medical doctor. An official diagnosis can often be useful in obtaining services, qualifying for funding and receiving accommodations at school and work. If you are interested in knowing whether you meet the diagnostic criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorder, we can help.
Research has shown that mental health concerns like anxiety and depression are more common in autistic people. Talking to someone who understands both autism and mental health can be helpful. There are many types of therapy that are effective and can be customized to fit your personality and your schedule. Get the support you need for a healthy mind.
Every family has times when things go smoothly and times when they don’t. Having a family member with an intellectual disability, neurodevelopmental delay or mental health concern can be stressful. Parents, siblings and other caregivers can benefit from working with an experienced therapist who understands how to improve communication and strengthen relationships.
Some adults need help making important decisions about things like healthcare, finances and legal matters. If you live in Alberta, and you feel your child will require help after they turn 18, you can apply to become their legal guardian or co-decision maker. A capacity assessment is required before an application for guardianship can be submitted, so if you are considering applying for guardianship, schedule an appointment to discuss the potential benefits as well as the process.