To obtain an Autism Diagnosis contact:

Dr. Brent MacDonald

Phone: 403-229-3455 Email: 

The cost for a diagnostic assessment is $3,600. For any additional services such as post diagnosis supports, the hourly rate is $230.

Dr. McDonald’s services are billable through insurance plans from all major providers. If you are drawing Disability Tax Credit you have the ability to use DTC as a claim for your assessment. Discuss with your provider for more assistance and details.

Dr. MacDonald practices outside of the province but travels to PEI for two week periods every 2-3 months to screen adults for autism. You do not need a referral to see Dr. MacDonald. When being assessed Dr. MacDonald creates a detailed developmental history, along with an intellectual and an academic screening process using programs such as the KTEA ( Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement), ASRS (Adult ADHD Self Report Scale), and ADIR ( Autism Diagnostic Interview Revised). After your assessment, Dr. MacDonald will provide you with a final report highlighting your diagnosis along with all test data, detailed history, your occupational functioning, and most importantly your recommended strategies for moving forward. Dr. MacDonald offers services after a diagnosis including supportive counselling, occupational counselling, career path assistance, and social functioning in the work environment counselling.

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.