The adult autism service provides specialist assessment for diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) for adults over the age of 18, and recommendations where required for future care, treatment or support.
The service is Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm and covers the following areas:
We are a multidisciplinary team who have had specialist training and experience in understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders, the team includes:
- nursing staff
- speech and language therapists
- occupational therapist.
Why have you been referred?
This is because you or your secondary mental health or learning disability team have requested support with specialist diagnostic assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorder.
We will write to you to invite you to an initial appointment to explain the assessment process.
You will continue to be supported by your secondary health or learning disabilities team during assessment.
The assessments may include:
- communication assessment
- cognitive assessment
- developmental history
- observational assessment.
If needed, we will carry out more assessments with you and will talk to you about this at your first appointment.
How to contact us
You can contact the team if you need more information about the assessment process.
If you have any queries relating to your care, you should contact your secondary care team.
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|Date last updated:||16/10/2018|
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