The Adult Autism Diagnostic Service is co-ordinated from Keegan Court, Grassbanks, Gateshead. The service is provided by appropriately qualified existing practitioners within the Trust drawn from a multidisciplinary staff (including Nursing, Psychiatry and Psychology). Assessments will be carried out in the Trust’s existing facilities. The aim of the service is to develop and provide a clear diagnostic pathway for adults.
Who is the Adult Autism Diagnostic Service for?
The service is available to adults in Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, Sunderland, South Tyneside and Gateshead.
How can I get referred?
The service is easily accessible through a number of referral routes, GPs, Community Mental Health Teams, self referral, carer referral and through education providers. Referral should be made to the Autism Diagnosis Service using the referral form available from the Administrator, Autism Services.