ADHD & AUTISM ASSESSMENT CLINIC

Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Learning Disabilities

ADHD

Autism Therapy

1) SCREENING APPOINTMENTS:

 

The are optional , to get a better understanding of whether a full assessment is appropriate.

For young people - Children are not required to attend. Information is gathered from parents around current concerns, history of difficulties, brief developmental history, & discussion of screening questionnaires (sent ahead of appointment).

For adults – Discuss of current concerns, history of difficulties, and discuss screening questionnaires (sent prior to appointment).

Parent or partner welcome to attend.

50-minute remote appointment, scoring of questionnaires, email summary

Fee: £180

2) DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENTS FOR AUTISM, ADHD & LEARNING DISABILITIES:

Dr Keyes & Associates provide comprehensive diagnostic assessments for children and adults:

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) 

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Significant learning disabilities 

If you are considering one of these assessments we would be happy to discuss this with you, so please get in touch. Fees are dependent on the age of the person being assessed, and on the nature of the assessment.

 

- AUTISM ASSESSMENTS (UNDER 18s & ADULTS):

Two Psychologists are involved in completing these assessments.

 

1) Interview with parent(s) using the NICE  recommended tool ADI-R interview schedule .

2) Observational interview with the young person using the ADOS-2 NICE  recommended tool. Videotaped so  second Psychologist can code the assessment  if necessary to increase assessment reliability.

·3) Review & inclusion of relevant medical/psychological/school reports. Scoring & write up of questionnaires exploring mental health & sensory processing.

·4) Clinician discussion & co-writing of report & recommendations.

5) Feedback session to go through the report, discuss recommendations & any questions (optional).

 

Fee: 10-12 hrs at £156/hr dependent on complexity of individual being assessed.

 

Further listings and information available in the following directories:

National Autistic Society

Autism Directory

- ADHD ASSESSMENTS (UNDER 18s & ADULTS)

Two Psychologists are involved in completing these assessments.

For young people -

1) Informal observation to observe behaviour & social skills. Videotaped so that second Psychologist can watch the assessment if needed.

2) Interview with parent(s) using the ADHD Child Evaluation (ACE).

3) Review of ADHD questionnaires for parents, teachers & young person; screening questionnaires  around mental health, sensory processing as appropriate; relevant medical/psychological/school reports.

4) Clinical discussion between Psychologist & co-writing of report. Feedback session (optional)

For adults -

1)  Interview using the Diagnostic Interview for ADHD in Adults (DIVA). Parent(s) or partner welcome to provide collateral information. Gathering information about behaviour through informal observation. Videotaped observation so that second Clinical Psychologist can watch if a conclusion cannot be reached definitively.

2) Review of ADHD questionnaires; brief screening questionnaires to complete/score around mental health & sensory processing as appropriate; relevant reports.

3) Clinical discussion between Psychologists & co-writing of report. Feedback session (optional)

 

Fees: approx 8 hrs at £156/hr depending on complexity of individual being assessed.

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