Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Service
The ASD Service provides a high quality specialist assessment and diagnostic and intervention service to children with complex disorders affecting communication, social interaction and behaviour.
The multi-disciplinary/interagency service includes a small dedicated team supported by sessional staff from core services. The team includes the following range of professionals:
- Community Paediatricians
- Speech and Language Therapists
- Occupational Therapists
- Educational Psychologist
- Clinical Psychologist
- Clerical Officer
- Intervention Therapist
- Link Worker
A common service has now been developed across the Trust which is in line with the Regional ASD Care Pathway.
All referrals are processed through a central point and appointments are offered on a chronological basis across the Trust. Referrals should be made using the ASD Service referral form.
Options for assessment are available including an innovative group assessment approach.
Service Information Leaflet
Clinic Assessment - Information Leaflet
Diagnostic Assessment Groups - Information Leaflet
ASD Parent training menu
Six Steps of Autism Care
Six Steps of Autism Care Pathway Report
Autism - A Guide for Families
What Is Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
Paediatric Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Service
Antrim Area Hospital Site
Tel: 028 9441 4551
Page last updated:24 July 2012