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Autism Assessments in Ontario – What Parents Need to Know

Autism Spectrum Disorder is a neuro-developmental disorder that affects how a person communicates, interacts with others, and behaves. It is considered a spectrum disorder, meaning that there can be countless variations in the presentation of symptoms, resulting in there being no one specific way that autism looks or presents. Similarly, there is no specific test […]

POSTED: Sunday, October 1st, 2023
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What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) – symptoms and treatment

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder that affects about 2% of the population. The causes of OCD are not yet determined but researchers believe that there is a genetic and neurological component, and also an environmental component. People with OCD have persistent thoughts and urges that cause them so much distress, […]

POSTED: Monday, June 19th, 2023

Does My Child Have Social Anxiety?

Does My Child Have Social Anxiety? It can be hard to know if your child’s shyness is normal or something to worry about. If you are wondering whether your child’s shyness is more than just bashfulness, read on. Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) refers to intense fears or anxiety about being in social situations in which […]

POSTED: Friday, June 9th, 2023
Reasons to see a therapist in Burlington

5 Reasons You Should See a Therapist

The world is gradually shifting towards greater acceptance of mental health needs, but there is sometimes still a deep hesitance towards therapy, which is seen as best reserved for people with the most crippling problems, serious mental health disorders, or extreme traumas.

POSTED: Saturday, November 20th, 2021

Psychoeducational Assessments

A psychoeducational assessment is a series of specialized tests (like questions, vocabulary, puzzles, patterning, sequencing, memory tests, hand-eye coordination tests, and academic tests) that provide a detailed understanding of a person’s cognitive and academic skills.

POSTED: Monday, September 27th, 2021