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Private Autism Assessments in Cornwall

Private assessments

Private diagnosis is an option, if you can pay for one, and can reduce the waiting time. The costs of private assessments can vary, so it’s a good idea to phone several services to ask about costs, what this pays for and whether any follow-up service is offered.

Some local authorities may not accept the results of private diagnoses. They might insist upon an NHS diagnosis before they will provide services to you and your child. For this reason, we suggest that you stay on the waiting list for an NHS assessment even if you also decide to go privately.

Find diagnostic services in our Autism Services Directory, or contact our Autism Helpline.

Taken from the Autism.org website. 

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www.autism.org.uk/.../children.aspx
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