ISAND is a registered non-profit organization that serves children and young adults with autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. ISAND’s integrated team of developmental pediatricians, psychologists, clinicians, and therapists work together with families to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people with autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. The team provides developmental medical care, language and social communication, occupational and behavioural therapies, as well as mental health and wellness supports for individuals and families. These services are provided across three age groupings: newborn to age 4, ages 5-14, and ages 15-24.
Many children and young adults can achieve significant developmental gains with support from the ISAND team. Our services are available in one centre, enabling families to receive fully integrated, coordinated and continued care. The generosity of individual and corporate donors and sponsors makes it possible for ISAND to offer the best possible service.
In addition to providing a wide range of comprehensive, innovative, and evidence-based supports and services, ISAND is becoming increasingly known as a teaching centre both nationally and internationally. ISAND provides teaching and mentorship across all levels of pediatric medical training and welcomes speech-language pathology graduates for mentorship.
Board of Directors
Michael Moran, CPA, CA
Chief Financial Officer, GHD North America
Jason Arbuck, LLB., MBA
Partner, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP.
David Way, BBA, MBA, CFA
Analyst, Fidelity (Canada) Asset Management ULC
Advocate and Philanthropist
Myra Sourkes, MD, FRCPC
Neurologist, University Health Network
President and CEO, Novajet Aviation Group
Vice Chair and Head of Global Markets, TD Securities
Vice President, JD Factors Corporation
Scientific Advisory Council
Jessica Brian, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Psychologist, Holland Bloorview Research Institute
David Nicholas, Ph.D.
Faculty of Social Work
University of Calgary
Central and Northern Alberta Region
Briano Di Rezze, Ph.D.
Professor, McMaster University
Isabel M. Smith, Ph.D.
Professor and Craig Chair in Autism Research
Departments of Pediatrics and Psychology & Neuroscience
IWK Health Centre
Jonathan Weiss, Ph.D.
Professor, York University
Lonnie Zwaigenbaum, MD, FRCPC
Professor & Director of Autism Research Division
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta