An Autism Spectrum Assessment examines various areas related to communication, social interactions, and other behaviour related to Autism Spectrum Disorders. This type of assessment is beneficial in helping to develop focused interventions, strategies, and accommodations to help your child overcome barriers and challenges in their learning, as well as help teachers meet your child’s needs more effectively.

The Autism Spectrum Assessment may also be combined with a formal assessment of ADHD or other mental health conditions if there are indications that other conditions may be present. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders can often be successful in educational and vocational pursuits. Being proactive in identifying an Autism Spectrum Disorder in your child can help them reach their potential.

Note that, under Canadian law, only medical doctors and psychologists can diagnose mental health disorders.

If you would like to know whether you have a specific diagnostic condition, such as a specific learning disorder, a Saterra assessment psychologist will conduct a thorough psychoeducational assessment for you.