Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a condition that affects social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour. Please visit the NHS Choices page for more information.
The Autism Spectrum Assessment Service provides diagnosis and help for children and young people up to 18 years of age suspected of being on the Autism Spectrum.
The Service consists of multi-disciplinary teams, made up of the following professionals:
- Specialist Speech and Language Therapists
- Paediatricians and/or Psychiatrists
- Specialist Autism Spectrum Practitioners
- Clinical Psychologists
We also have access to the following professionals:
- Educational Psychologists
- Learning Disability Nurses
- Occupational Therapists
- Social Workers
- Assistant Psychologists
- Specialist Nurses
- Specialist Teachers
Here you will find information about how to refer to our service, what the assessment process looks like, and how you can support your child whilst on the pathway.