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Programs & Services


Neurodevelopmental and Autism Consultation Service

NDACS provides tertiary level care to patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or other Neurodevelopmental Disorders with complex needs.

NDACS works in collaboration with community partners to provide equitable, timely, high quality, tertiary-level clinical service to care for patients with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or other neurodevelopmental disorders with complex needs.

 

This service provides expert consultation to support the care of children and youth up to the age of 17 years who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder or other neurodevelopmental disorder with complex learning and/or emotional/behavioral challenges.

 

Patient/family-focused activities include medical evaluation to consider differential diagnosis of presenting challenges and to development of treatment recommendations including psychopharmacological management and initial follow-up as needed while prioritizing transfer of care back to the referring physician.

 

Patient and family-focused services include:

  • consultation with physicians with expertise in ASD and other neurodevelopmental disorders
  • consultation with nursing and social work as appropriate
  • referrals to Specialized Rehabilitation Outpatient services (SROP) as needed
  • family-focused groups based activities
  • telehealth community of practice (ECHO sessions) to support further capacity building and community management

Contact Details

Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

Address
10230 111 Avenue NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T5G 0B7
Telephone
780-735-6134
Fax
780-735-6230 (Referrals)
Accessibility

Designated surface and underground parking stalls

Getting There
  • Disabled and public parking are available on designated surface lots and in the underground parkade.
  • Public transportation available with bus stops along 111 Avenue in front of the Main Entrance of the GRH.
  • Pay-by-Plate parking is available. 

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Note

Closed statutory holidays.

Access
Service Providers May Include
developmental pediatricians, pediatric psychiatry, registered nurses (RNs), social workers
Eligibility

Children and youth up to 17 years of age with a confirmed diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and / or other neurodevelopmental disorders with complex needs (i.e. unresolved complex tertiary medical, learning and / or emotional/behavioral needs) and who require medical care and / or consultation with allied health professionals in collaboration with community service providers.

Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Acronym
NDACS
Previous
Autism Clinic, Autism Follow-up Clinic, Autism Spectrum Disorder Follow-up Clinic