To obtain an Autism Diagnosis contact:

Dr. Brent MacDonald – Onward Psychology Group

Phone: 403-229-3455



A diagnostic assessment for Autism or other neurodiverse conditions is $4,400 – $5,000. For any additional services such as post diagnosis supports (counselling, coaching, advocacy) the hourly rate is $250/hr.

You do not need a referral to see Dr. MacDonald. Dr. MacDonald’s services are billable through insurance plans from all major providers. If you are drawing Disability Tax Credit (DTC), you have the ability to use DTC as a claim for your assessment. Discuss with your provider for more assistance and details.

Dr. MacDonald’s office is in downtown Charlottetown and he also provides services through remote platforms such as Zoom Health. The assessment process includes an intake interview and Dr. MacDonald and his team will then develop an assessment plan to best meet your needs.

After your assessment, Dr. MacDonald will provide you with a final verbal and written report, highlighting all assessment data with a focus on any potential diagnoses and, most importantly, strategies and supports to assist you in moving forward at school, work, relationships, and life in general.

Dr. April Sullivan Phone: 902-445-3851 Email: 

The cost of an assessment for ASD is between $2,350 and $3,850 depending on whether a psycho-educational assessment is required for post secondary studies.

 Dr. Sullivan assesses people using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS2) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R). Following the assessment Dr. Sullivan will provide individuals with a final report that provides you with a summary of your assessment and recommendations on what your next steps should be. To see Dr. Sullivan you do not need a referral. Families can pay and submit to their insurance companies for reimbursement of Dr.Sullivan’s services. 

Dr. George Mallia Phone: 902-367-4446 Email:

Dr. Christine Beck Phone: 902-367-4446 Email:

Dr. Neil McLure Phone: 902-432-3910 Email: 

Please contact for Dr. McLure for costs associated with a diagnosis.

Dr. McLure provides individuals with autism diagnostic assessments using assessment tools such as the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Scale, and more that address executive functioning, organization, planning, attention, personality, and trauma. For Dr. McLure’s services you will need a referral depending on your insurance company. Check with your insurance company prior to booking an appointment. Dr. McLure does not offer post diagnosis services but does aid you in finding some that will suit you. 

Doctors that provides services after an individual is diagnosed:

Dr. Ken Pierce  Phone: 1-877-569-3710 Email:

Session Pricing:

  • 1 (1 hour) session: $500
  • 5 (1 hour) sessions package: $475 each
  • 10 (1 hour) sessions package: $450 each

Dr. Pierce provides individuals with autism spectrum disorder sessions that support people once they receive a diagnosis. He takes a “think, not feel” approach as he believes that if you change the way you think about something then you will change the way you feel about it. There is no referral required to see Dr. Pierce. You can submit a claim to your insurance company for reimbursement of Dr. Pierce’s services.

Parise Nadeau , MA., C. Psych.

Phone: 902-438-1109


Please contact Parise for her rates.

Parise does not provide an autism diagnostic assessment but does provide services that help support ASD symptoms such as anxiety and depression.