Autism / ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Difficulties with social interaction
  • Communication difficulties
  • Struggles with understanding others’ emotions
  • Limited and intense interests
  • Behavioural problems
  • Preference for routines and struggle with change
  • Tend to be happy in their own company
  • Strong likes and dislikes with certain sensations
  • Has massive impact on relationships, family functioning etc.
  • And many other features
  • Hassle-free and easy to book appointments
  • No waiting list to worry about
  • Comprehensive and evidence-based assessments
  • Convenience from choice of dates for appointment
  • Detailed diagnostic report that can help you in getting the right support and services
  • Early intervention means better outcomes for your child
  • I review reports from all settings (e.g. school, nursery)
  • Carry out an autism-specific developmental and family history
  • Observe/elicit ASD specific behaviours through play-based tests
  • Neurodevelopmental assessment
  • Carry out full physical examination including neurology
  • Growth assessment
  • Review information from test tools/questionnaires
  • Build a picture of your child’s strengths, weaknesses and needs
  • Provide you with a clear diagnostic report confirming or ruling out ASD
  • Give you a detailed plan addressing all the needs of your child
  • Offer you information about local and national sources of support and information
  • Supply you with information about specific books, websites and leaflets
  • Give you ASD-specific strategies
  • Offer of medications to help improve some symptoms e.g. difficulties with sleep
  • You could use this report e.g. to gain extra support at school, claim certain allowances
  • You will feel empowered from a holistic assessment and comprehensive plan of action to enable your child
  • Present you with an option for follow-up