A WISC (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children) or a WAIS (Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale) as indicated according to age – resulting in a comprehensive report and plan of further assessment requirements
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER ASSESSMENT
£2000 (from 1st July 2022)
A Consultant led assessment to consider whether your young person has Autism. This involves a Cognitive assessment (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children or Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – dependent on age), a full specialised Developmental History and an ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule). Diagnostic Conclusions are provided directly by the Consultant after compiling the results and a full assessment report will be provided. Price can be dependent on complexity if other tests are required.
ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER ASSESSMENT
£2000 (from 1st July 2022)
This includes an information gathering stage involving questionnaires and rating scales, followed by a Consultant led clinic based assessment including a cognitive assessment (Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children or Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – dependent on age), a Qb test of executive function and a full specialised Developmental History. Diagnostic conclusions are provided directly by the Consultant after compiling the results and a full assessment report will be provided. Price can be dependent on complexity if other tests are required.
COMBINED ASSESSMENT TO CONSIDER AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
£2500 (from 1st July 2022)
This includes the combined elements of both separate assessments, when both diagnoses are being considered together.
If a young person needs to be started on medication, this must be initiated and reviewed by a specialist. Often GPs will agree to provide prescriptions once a stable dose is reached, with ongoing specialist supervision. This would involve ongoing review appointments approximately 3 – 6 monthly.
If you would like your young person to commence medication, we are able to issue an initial prescription, provided you agree to the following package of care:
• Initial prescription*
• Email or telephone contact after 7-10 days to review response to medication
• Two further contacts (email or phone call, up to 15 minutes each)
• Two follow-up appointments, lasting 30 minutes each. The first appointment will be 4-6 weeks after starting medication and the second, within 4-8 weeks of the first follow-up (depending on individual circumstances)
• All prescriptions required until second follow-up appointment*
• Writing and sending all consultation letters to you and your GP
*Please note that the pharmacist will charge for the medication supplied and this cost may be between £25 to £150 depending on the medication issued.
If your GP is able to share your care with us once medication is stabilised, the frequency of further follow-up appointments will depend upon the complexity of the case and parental request, but will be at least 6 monthly.
Cost is for a half hour follow-up appointment
PLEASE MAKE CONTACT TO DISCUSS YOUR PARTICULAR REQUIREMENTS