Online Assessments are here!

We have some exciting news to share about our assessments. We are thrilled to now offer our adult ADHD/mental health assessment online for residents of Ontario! If you live outside Toronto and prefer not to travel to our clinic, our online assessments are a great option for you.

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An open letter to our social media community and our clients

On behalf of Springboard Clinic, I am thrilled to announce that we are launching Springboard social media channels. We believe that by spreading Springboard’s message of hope, we can be an influential voice for reducing stigma and building awareness for attention issues and the mood challenges that often go alongside. We would like to be a venue for building community, compassion, and sharing strategies for individuals of all ages.

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Springboard Clinic's Story

springboard clinic's storyBy Laura MacNiven

For me, Springboard's story started when I was sitting on a Via Rail train chatting with my mother, who was living in London, Ontario at the time. I was travelling to Toronto, and planning to head back to where I was living, in Vancouver.. We had been scheming for some time about the possibility of opening a clinic together, where medical and educational supports could be under one roof. But, it was during this specific conversation that I realized, “We are actually going to do this.”

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Springboard Clinic on CBC's The Nature of Things: ADHD in Adults

Last week, CBC's The Nature of Things with David Suzuki aired ADHD: Not Just for Kids. The episode - focusing on ADHD in adults - featured our own Dr. Ainslie Gray, and we couldn't be more proud of her! Check out the full video in the link.

A quote from the episode's description: "People with ADHD are often the adventurers, the ones willing to take risks, and thus are an important part of our social fabric. ADHD: Not Just For Kids tries to show that children and adults alike can transform their ADHD from a functional shortfall into a strength. It just needs to be recognized in the first place."

Springboard in the media: Laura MacNiven in the Globe and Mail

Check out this article written by Laura MacNiven, our Director of Health Education/Coaching: How would my startup far during my mat leave? Surprisingly well, it turned out.

Published in the Globe and Mail, she talks about the issue of maternity leave in business. This is an interesting issue to consider - particularly with an all-female staff. The article is not related to ADHD or mental health, but does talk about learning to step back and share the load. It's a great lesson for us all.