Children’s Treatment Network (CTN) is the lead for the Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnostic Hub in Central region. Additional funding provided by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) will help more children/youth receive the diagnostic assessments they need.
Central Region includes:
If your child’s name is already on a waitlist for an ASD diagnostic assessment with one of these agencies, there is no further action required.
If your child’s name is NOT on a waitlist for an ASD diagnostic assessment, please contact the agency listed for your local region to get information about these services. These services do require a physician referral.
Simcoe County and York Region
Children’s Treatment Network of Simcoe York
Intake (Toll Free): 1-866-377-0286
Dufferin, Halton, and Peel
Intake: 905-855-2690, then press 1
Toll Free: 1-877-374-6625 then press 1
Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge, Guelph and surrounding townships
KidsAbility Waterloo Region
Intake: 519-886-8886 x 1214
Toll Free : 1-888-372-2259 x 1214
For more information on the provincial diagnostic hubs please visit the MCCSS website.
On April 1, 2019, the provincial government implemented significant changes to the Ontario Autism Program (OAP). These changes, as outlined on the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services website, include:
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