What is Autism?

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is the term used to refer to a broad range of developmental and behavioural issues.

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Do I Need An Assessment?

We offer 4 different kinds of assessments: a Diagnostic Assessment, a Psychological Assessment, a Psychoeducational Assessment and an Interdisciplinary Assessment

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Have any Questions?

Take a look at our FAQ section to find some answers to our most asked questions!

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Welcome to Emerging Minds!

We are sorry to inform families that we are closing our waitlist for our behaviour intervention (CIP) program.

This does not affect those who have applied for behaviour intervention services through our Emerging Minds Est office.  That program is separate from the CIP program.

Here is what is open through Emerging Minds:

Emerging Minds Est: (Occupational Therapy, Behaviour Consultation, and Behaviour Intervention)  Staff at this location are currently available for both in-person and telehealth services.

Emerging Minds Hinton: (Behaviour Intervention and Parent Coaching)  Services at this location are only being offered through telehealth at this time.

Please see the individual clinician pages for contact information.

Emerging Minds is an interdisciplinary team with a focus on helping individuals of all ages with autism.

Please see our pop-up on this page for up to date information as to which of our services are open, which have a waitlist, and which are closed.  Contact information for our various services is available on our Team page and our Contact Us page.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

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Our Services

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Emerging Minds is committed to providing the best service we can to our community.  Unfortunately, some of our services and waitlists are currently full.  Please see our list below for services we are offering at this time:

Assessment - we currently have a waitlist for assessment and are only accepting children 3 and under for that list.  There is limited availability for individuals between the ages of 18 and 21 (Please contact Debbie Ladisa at 613-728-3808 for more information).  Otherwise the waitlist is closed.

CIP (Comprehensive Intervention Program)/Behaviour Intervention - our program is currently full and our waitlist is closed.

Behaviour Consultation - we currently have a waitlist and are accepting new clients for the waitlist.

Occupational Therapy - please contact Emerging Minds East for updated information (613-790-0241)

Parent Coaching - we currently have a waitlist and are accepting new clients for the waitlist.

Services for Adults and Teens - We have limited availability for assessments for individuals between the ages of 18 and 21 (please contact Debbie Ladisa at 613-728-3808 for more information).  Otherwise, our services are currently full and our waitlist is closed.

Speech Therapy - please contact Robin Gaines (613-402-6656) for updated information

Special Education Assistance - we currently have a waitlist but are accepting new clients for the waitlist

Please note that we do not provide individual or family counselling services or evaluations for court/custody/insurance disputes.

Contact information for our services is listed with the individual services and on our Contact Us page.