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Embracing the unique qualities & abilities of those with developmental delays and Autism Mississauga, Toronto, BC, and Alberta. We provide easy access to immediate, effective services.

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About us

We believe that being different is a strength within individuals and their families. We are a team of neurodiversity affirming experts. It’s our goal to accept, engage, and support those with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other diagnoses, helping them to thrive in a world where they feel like they truly belong.

We have expanded our geographic network to include the full range of services for individuals with behaviour, communication, learning, motor, physical, speech, social and vocational needs.

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Our approach

At Monarch House, above all else, is the belief that being different can be a super-power. This informs how we approach creating unique supports and services for your child.

We also believe in evidence-based treatment. Behaviour therapy is the gold-standard treatment to address various behavioural and developmental concerns. It has been tried, tested and is backed by research.

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Our approach

At Monarch House, above all else, is the belief that being different can be a super-power. This informs how we approach creating unique treatment plans for your child.

We aslo believe in evidence-based treatment. Behaviour therapy is the gold-standard treatment to address a variety of behavioural and developmental concerns. It has been tried, tested and is backed by research.

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Worrying about your child is stressful and exhausting but knowing and understanding that something may be wrong is the first step. Monarch House is here to help - explaining what happens and why - and what you can expect along the way.

It doesn’t matter how much you know or what stage you’re at in understanding how to best support your child.

We’re here, and we will help you every step of the way.

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Parents

Worrying about your child is stressful and exhausting but knowing and understanding that something may be wrong is the first step. Monarch House is here to help. 

There are some very basic steps to help you make sense of all of the information that may seem overwhelming. It doesn’t matter how much you know or what stage you’re at. 

We’re here and we will help you and your child.

We’ll begin by reviewing the basics - like assessment and then learning about the right kind of treatment for different needs, how to start the funding process and what options are available.

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Services

Because we see the potential in everyone’s unique qualities, being different is celebrated. At Monarch House, all service is based on best practices and a family-centred approach; you are involved in every decision in your child’s unique service and support plan.

Our professional staff work collaboratively and/or individually with each family and specifically tailor services to their needs. Our services can be provided in our centres, at your home and school, in the community, and specialized housing settings.

Ten Reasons To Pursue An Autism Assessment In Mississauga

Have you ever had questions about whether or not your child is atypical from his or her peers? How about yourself? You’re not alone. In recent years, there has been a significant increase in awareness and understanding of autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Despite the progress, many individuals (both children and adults) still go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. So it is advisable to seek an assessment sooner than later. If you think that you or your child could be neurodivergent, a professional autism Mississauga assessment can offer valuable insight and knowledge, leading to better understanding and management of your unique needs. Here are ten strong reasons to consider an autism assessment in Mississauga.

1. Coming To Terms With Individual Differences

Every child is different, so each case is unique. Autism is considered a spectrum disorder, meaning it manifests itself differently in each individual. You can get a clearer understanding of your child’s strengths, challenges, and unique characteristics with a thorough assessment at Monarch House. Based on that, we can then provide personalized interventions and support strategies that best suit your child.

2. Finding A Clarification of Challenges

Our professional assessment team can rule out other variables that may be contributing to atypical behaviour. Many neurodivergent children experience challenges that are not readily apparent and can be easily attributed to other factors. A proper assessment can help clarify these challenges, such as sensory sensitivities, repetitive behaviours, communication difficulties, and having a hard time with social interactions.

3. Enacting Early Intervention

The earlier the assessment process begins, the better. Early detection and intervention are crucial for neurodivergent children. Timely interventions can improve outcomes in various areas, such as social skills, communication, and behaviour management, by identifying developmental delays and atypical behaviours in children early.

4. Finding Access to Services

An assessment is the first step in getting your child the care it needs. A formal diagnosis of autism gives access to specialized services and support programs tailored to your child’s needs. These services are all available through Monarch House. They include speech and language therapy, educational support, occupational therapy, behavioural interventions, and social skills training.

5. Engage In Educational Planning

We get your child’s school onboard as well. A neurodivergent assessment can help to inform educational planners by isolating areas of strength and pointing out areas that require additional support in school. This helps educators tailor their teaching strategies and make accommodations in order to optimize your child’s learning and, ultimately, academic success.

6. Finding Support For Your Family

What about the rest of the family? They need support as well. Families of children with autism often face unique stressors and challenges. Following an assessment, we can provide some peace of mind through validation, clarity, and access to resources. There are also support groups and counseling services at Monarch House that can help your family navigate this journey more smoothly.

7. Build On Self-Understanding

We speak with adults that have concerns as well. You can find a deeper understanding of yourself and how you interact with the world with an autism assessment at any age. With a professional, third-party perspective, you can validate past struggles, find explanations for particular behaviour and identify some difficulties. Knowing if you are on the autism spectrum can provide some peace of mind, a confirmation of identity, and perhaps even a sense of belonging.

8. Gaining Access to Accommodations

There are advantages in knowing. A formal diagnosis of autism entitles an individual to certain adjustments and accommodations that exist to facilitate learning, work performance, and social integration. This is present in both academic and professional settings. These accommodations can help to level the playing field and enhance opportunities for success for you or your child.

9. Seeking Improved Mental Health Support

An assessment can be your first step to identifying other mental health conditions. Many individuals with autism also experience other challenges such as anxiety, depression, or ADHD. Sometimes it takes an assessment to identify these conditions. Once discovered, we can help you to access the proper mental health and support services.

10. Gaining Personal Growth And Empowerment

Assurance can help you sleep at night (and prepare for your next steps). Understanding one's autism diagnosis can be empowering. It allows individuals to confidently embrace their strengths, know their weaknesses, and pursue a path that is tailored to their interests and abilities. It’s also the platform to advocate for unique needs. Knowing where you or your child is on the ASD spectrum verifies you to seek the appropriate guidance and support with conviction. With professional affirmation, you can start to build the foundation of self-acceptance, resilience, and a sense of belonging within the broader autism community.

Monarch House can help you find peace of mind regarding whether you or your child is atypical or not. Pursuing an autism assessment in Mississauga can be a transformative step toward better understanding, support, and empowerment for you, your child, and your immediate family. A proper assessment can lead to early interventions, access to customized services, improved educational and employment outcomes, and an enhanced quality of life. By embracing and recognizing the distinct strengths and challenges associated with neurodivergence, individuals can unlock their full potential and thrive in their professional and personal lives.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Because every person with a behavioural challenge is different, there are thousands of questions regarding every factor related to signs, diagnosis, treatment, funding etc.. We’ve highlighted the most frequently asked questions here.

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Locations

Abbotsford
Burnaby
Calgary
Coquitlam
Langley
Markham
Mississauga
Oakville
Surrey Guildford
Surrey Panorama
Toronto
Waterloo

Address
34252 Marshall Road
Suite 4
Abbotsford, BC
V2S 1L9

Contact
‍604-755-8039
604-425-0750(Fax)

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Address
2025 Willingdon Ave
Suite 810
Burnaby, BC
V5C 0J3

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604-205-9204
778-331-0341(Fax)

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Address
1010 - 1st Ave NE
Suite 300
Calgary, AB
T2E 7W7

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403-313-0345
587-387-2919(Fax)

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Address
2755 Lougheed Highway
Suite 510
Port Coquitlam, BC
V3B 5Y9

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604-337-0849
778-331-0341(Fax)

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Address
20434 64th Avenue
Unit 110
Langley, BC
V2Y 1N4


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604-205-9204
778-331-0341(Fax)

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Address
50 McIntosh Drive
Suite 252
Markham, ON
L3R 9T3

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416-925-2135
905-884-2621(Fax)

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Address
1 Prologis Blvd
Unit 104
Mississauga
ON L5W 0G2


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289-295-1656

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Address
1405 North Service Road East
Unit 103
Oakville, ON
L6H 1A7

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905-849-7993
905-849-0424(Fax)

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Address
15117 101 Avenue
Suite 300
Surrey, BC
V3R 7V4

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778-612-1002
855-896-3863(Fax)

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Address
Panorama Village Shopping Centre
15149 56 Ave
Unit #204
Surrey, BC
V3S 9A5

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(778) 262-1100

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Address
5734 Yonge Street,
UNIT # 500
North York, ON
M2M 4E7

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647-259-6795

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Address
630 Weber St N
Suite 204
Waterloo, ON
N2V 2N2

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519-514-5770
226-646-1287(Fax)

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The most effective way to get started with Monarch house is to book an appointment. We will answer your questions in terms of treatment, funding, and how to navigate the various programs available.

Every inquiry is completely confidential.

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