ADHD and ASD Service (Children and Young People) - NHFT
How to contact this service
This service offers full diagnostic assessments for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It also offers post-diagnosis support.
The team helps develop coping strategies for the patient and their families. It promotes independent living skills and offers support with further education and employment. It works with families to give them all the information they need. It also runs workshops where families can learn more.
The team has many highly-skilled professionals, including clinical psychologists, clinical nurse specialists, occupational therapists, and support workers.
Who is this service for? The Children and Young People's ADHD and ASD Service provides diagnosis and treatment for children aged 5-18 years-old with ADHD and ASD. Children in secondary school with ADHD will be referred to this service if they wish to consider ADHD medication.
How to access this service: Referrals can be made by health, social care, and education professionals via the Children and Young People's Referral Management Centre (RMC). Please note: this service does not accept referrals from parents.
- Additional languages
- Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
- Age range
- Suitable for ages from 5 years to 18 years
- Referral Route
- GP or Healthcare Referral
- Education or School Referral
- Professional Referral
- Type of Service
- Health Services
- Eligibility Criteria
- Age Range - School
- Provider Category
- Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
- Special Needs
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
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Last updated 09 May 2023