Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Clinic

ATC provides specialized services to the Elkie Adler MS Program at Baycrest, combining medical and rehabilitation management with leading edge assistive technology in the areas of mobility aids, communication, advanced computer technology to control environments, specialized seating, and help with home modifications to improve the quality of life for people with Multiple Sclerosis.

The clinic is staffed with an inter-professional team of physicians, nurses, rehabilitation personnel, social services and a technical team who devises switches and voice/head control interfaces with computers that allow patients to manage their chairs and home environment and to communicate with others.

The clinic also offers speech pathology for swallowing disorders, kinesiology, a gait lab to improve mobility and coordinators who liaise with community care access.

REFERRAL REQUIREMENT

A physician’s referral is required; patients are accepted on a case-by-case basis at any point in the continuum of care.

FUNDING + COST

Portions of our MS Clinic's services are subsidized through grants. In addition, some equipment costs may be covered by provincial funding programs. The fees we charge to our patients are subject to change, depending on the grants and financial assistance available to us. Please don't hesitate to contact us for the latest information!

Customized voice and head control interfaces
Tools for environmental control
Clinical training and home modifications

Ready for a Referral?

Download the referral document here, or share it directly with your physician if you know their email address.

COVID-19 NOTICE

Please note that some ATC clinics are closed until further notice due to Covid-19. We will contact you to reschedule your appointment in the future, when we are able to do so. Currently our Spasticity, ALS and Stroke Clinics are open.

If you have an issue related to your illness or other medical conditions, please call your family doctor.

If you require a prescription renewal, contact your pharmacist directly to renew your prescription. You do not need a prescription from your physician for existing medications.

If you have any questions related to Covid-19, please contact Telehealth Ontario at 1-866-797-0000.

In a medical emergency, call 911 immediately.