LHIN Champlain, ON
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Sensory Processing Disorders and Self-Regulation Problems

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Sensory processing disorders (SPDs) are problems with misinterpreting everyday sensory information such as touch, sound, taste, movement and smells. At the hypersensitivity end, this can lead to the person becoming easily overwhelmed by seemingly normal sensations of touch, sound or other senses. Behaviours like rage, tantrums, anxiety or avoidance may result. At the other extreme, hyposensitive or under-sensitive individuals may inappropriately seek out excess sensory stimuli such as movement, touch and sound.

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Counselling and Therapy

Publicly Funded / Free Services

An academic pediatric hospital affiliated with the University of Ottawa, with a mandate for care, research and teaching. CHEO houses the Provincial Centre of ... more
401 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L1 Map
613-737-7600
Area Served: LHIN Champlain
Up to 17 years
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Provides specialized care for those with multiple physical, developmental, and associated behavioural needs, focusing on our Region's children and ... more
395 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, K1H 8L2 Map
613-737-0871
Area Served: LHIN Champlain
Up to 18 years
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Danya Daccash, Private Practice Psychotherapist
ON, Canada
613-701-9688
Areas Served: Ottawa-Carleton, LHIN Champlain, North
18 years and up
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Amanda Telford
265 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1S 2E1 Map
613-218-0249
6 - 65 years
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Day treatment programs

Publicly Funded / Free Services

CHEO provides a variety of Day Treatment Programs, such as: * Back on Track School Program (for youth with troubles attending school due to anxiety or mood ... more
ON, Canada
613-833-0497
Area Served: LHIN Champlain
4 - 18 years
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Hospital that specializes in wide range of mental health services including: * inpatient and outpatient services for youth and adults * specialized mental ... more
1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Z 7K4 Map
613-722-6521
Area Served: LHIN Champlain
16 years and up
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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) teams

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Hospital that specializes in wide range of mental health services including: * inpatient and outpatient services for youth and adults * specialized mental ... more
1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Z 7K4 Map
613-722-6521
Area Served: LHIN Champlain
16 years and up
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Self-help, Mutual Aid and Support Groups

Publicly Funded / Free Services

The Sensory Processing Disorder Network (SPD Network) seeks to build awareness about SPD as well as fund research in the area. Their website has a wealth of ... more
5655 S. Yosemite, Greenwood Village, CO, 80111 Map
303-794-1182
Area Served: World
All ages
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General Community Mental Health Services

Publicly Funded / Free Services

Hospital that specializes in wide range of mental health services including: * inpatient and outpatient services for youth and adults * specialized mental ... more
1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Z 7K4 Map
613-722-6521
Area Served: LHIN Champlain
16 years and up
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

Danya Daccash, Private Practice Psychotherapist
ON, Canada
613-701-9688
Areas Served: Ottawa-Carleton, LHIN Champlain, North
18 years and up
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Other

Publicly Funded / Free Services

The Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI) is directly operated by the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services. CPRI provides ... more
600 Sanatorium Road, London, ON, N6H 3W7 Map
519-858-2774
Areas Served: Ontario, Middlesex County
Up to 18 years
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Psychotherapy Matters is an online directory of therapists in private practice, who pay in order to be listed in the directory. more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Ontario
All ages
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Corporation established in Canada to facilitate the identification, treatment and dissemination of information about Irlen Syndrome to individuals in Canada ... more
ON, Canada
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Looking for a psychologist? The Canadian Register of Health ServicePsychologists (CRHSP) has a national directory of qualified psychology providers. more
72 Saint-Raymond Blvd, Gatineau, QC, J8Y 1S2 Map
819-771-1441
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Looking for an occupational therapist (OT)? The OT search website through the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists makes it easy to find an occupational therapist anywhere in Canada. more
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5R1 Map
800-434-2268
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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Our mission is to improve the health and quality of life of people with physical, emotional, and social challenges through partnerships with companion and service animals. more
1010 Polytek St, Ottawa, ON, K1J 9H9 Map
1-888-473-7027
Area Served: Canada
All ages
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E-counseling is the premier guide to e-counseling service and mental health. Access self-help articles on a range of mental health topics, written by licensed professionals. more
Country Not Applicable
Area Served: World
All ages
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Private Practice Professionals and Commercial Businesses

2270 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa, ON, K1G 6C4 Map
613-558-0980
Areas Served: Ottawa-Carleton, East, LHIN Champlain
All ages
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Jodi Cotnam - Occupational Therapist
ON, Canada
613-293-3360
Areas Served: Renfrew County, Ottawa-Carleton, LHIN Champlain
All ages
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1. Visual Stress

Visual stress is a visual perceptual processing condition that affects how visual information is interpreted by the brain and interferes with reading, attention, coordination, general health and behaviour. This is different from problems involving sight or sharpness of vision and can occur despite normal vision. Classic symptoms include light sensitivity, headaches from reading, and problems reading because the white “page appears too bright” or the words appear to be "moving, flashing, or jumping on the page". As reading is such a key skill for school and life in general, problems with reading can thus lead to significant impairment. The good news is that appropriate intervention can make a significant improvement and for many individuals, one of the interventions is as simple as specific colour filters.

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Resource Lists by Other Organizations
Catchment: LHIN Champlain
“Red Flags” is a Quick Reference Guide for Early Years professionals.Red Flags outlines a range of functional indicators or domains commonly used to monitor healthy child development, as well as potential problem areas for child development. It is intended to assist in the determination of when and where to refer for additional advice, formal assessment and/or treatment.
Posted: Sep 28, 2015
Language: EN
Catchment: LHIN Champlain
"From Rollercoaster to Recovery" is a detailed guide for families and individuals on how to navigate the addictions and mental health system in the Champlain LHIN.
Posted: May 2, 2013
Language: EN,FR
Ottawa Public Health (OPH)
Catchment: LHIN Champlain
List of mental health resources and supports located throughout the Ottawa area (Champlain LHIN).
Posted: Aug 16, 2017
Language: EN,FR
Catchment: Ontario
List of aboriginal mental health services in Ontario created by the Ontario Aboriginal Health Advocacy Initiative (OAHAI).
Posted: Sep 16, 2015
Language: EN
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