Adults wishing to access a diagnostic assessment are requested to fill in screen questionnaires that we provide and can be done electronically. After scoring and interpreting these questionnaires we will indicate what is the most appropriate clinic to attend. We provide: a full multidisciplinary diagnostic assessment that includes an in-depth interview with the adults parent / partner using the Autism Diagnostic Interview -Revised (ADI-R), and an assessment of the adult presenting with possible ASD using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2).
We also offer assessments for people presenting with ADHD / LD / OCD and Mental Health Problems. These assessments also follow a screening stage.
Following this initial appointment - which takes about 2.5 to 3.5 hours (it involves two clinicians working simultaneously with parent / partner and the person requiring the assessment) - a combined report detailing the information obtained from the interview and assessment is produced. This also includes recommendations regarding further requirements (such as further assessments of cognition / language/ executive functioning / theory of mind, referral to other professionals) and suggestions for the implementation of appropriate management strategies. We pride ourselves on the expedient delivery of reports (usually 1 and half week after the full assessment).
An Initial Brief Assessment is also available; it involves a meeting with the adult /parent / partner to evaluate the information offered in the various screen questionnaires already filled in prior to the meeting. The initial conversation is one hour long with a specialist neurodevelopmental clinician and is priced at £300.
Assessments for medico-legal cases and the provision of reports/ court attendance are also provided when requested.
Adults and Young Adults with Mental Health / Emotional wellbeing difficulties: £150 per session
Access to therapeutic interventions after assessment.
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