Youth Functional Independence Clinic

Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone


Description
We provide multidisciplinary support for building skills for functional independence for youth with physical disabilities.

This service is available to youth who are registered to a Neurosciences program / clinic at Alberta Children's Hospital. We aim to support youth (12-18 years old) with physical disabilities with the goal to reduce difficulties transitioning to adult medical services and roles. Examples of common goals we work on include:

  • living independently
  • obtaining competitive employment
  • understanding their medical conditions
  • options for driving and other modes of community transportation

At this time we do not have resources to support those who will be eligible for PDD as an adult (IQ<70).


Key Provider: neuropsychologists, occupational therapists (OTs), registered nurses (RNs), physiatrists, social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to:
  • age 12-18 years old
  • presence of a physical disability
  • not eligible for PDD (IQ>70)
  • able to make goals
  • registered to a Neurosciences program / clinic at Alberta Children's Hospital
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. By appointment only.
Referral Process: N/A


Waiting Period: Yes,

Variable. An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.


Telephone
403-955-7912
Fax
403-476-7756
Email
yfic@ahs.ca
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: No


Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site
Other disabled access: Yes - Elevators
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
January 6, 2023
Address
28 Oki Drive NW
Calgary, AB, T3B 6A8

This facility provides a range of healthcare services for children up to 18 years old including a 24/7 emergency department.


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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 04:15 PM