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Autistic Spectrum Disorder Assessment Team (ASDAT) Parent Info Sessions
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For parents of children who are currently on the waiting list for an ASD assessment

We will be running some evening sessions in order to tell you more about:

  • The ASDAT team – who are we?

The assessment process:

  • What happens in the initial appointment?
  • What information we need to gather for the assessment?
  • What other factors we might consider during the assessment process?
  • What help is available whilst you are waiting for the assessment to occur?

We have planned the following sessions over the next few months.

The Autism Spectrum Disorder Assessment Team (ASDAT) is an experienced multidisciplinary team for children and young people up to their 16th birthday who have complex social and communication difficulties.

The Autism Spectrum Disorders Assessment Team (ASDAT )is made up of the following disciplines:

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Community Paediatrics
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech & Language Therapy

with support from an administrator and a clinical team manager.

Children under 5 years 6 months can only be referred for ASD assessment through joint agreement between a Community Paediatrician and the child’s Speech and Language Therapist, with those specific professionals making the referral.  If the child is not already known to both these teams then referral should be made to these specialists who will then decide with the family about autism assessment.

Further information can be found on the leaflet on the right hand side of this page and also on the website.

Who to contact

01872 221 449
Parent organisation
Early Help Hub

Where to go

ASDAT, Childrens Care Management Centre
Truro Health Park
Infirmary Hill

Time / date details

When is it on?
Various locations 16 Jan, 26 Feb, 20 March, 29 April or 7 May
Time of day
Session information
Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 1.00pm at St Stephen's Children's Centre, Roydon Road, Launceston, PL15 8HL
Tuesday 26 February 2019 at 5.30pm at Truro Health Park, Infirmary Hill, Truro, TR1 2JA [Conference Room]
Wednesday 20.03.19 at 6.00pm at Chy Trevail, Beacon Technology Park, Bodmin, PL31 2FR [Room 1 (24)]
Monday 29.04.19 at 9.30am at Chy Trevail, Beacon Technology Park, Bodmin, PL31 2FR [Room 5 (22)]
Tuesday 07.05.19 at 5.30pm at Redruth Community Centre, Foundry Row, Chapel Street, Redruth, TR15 1AN [Meeting Room]

Other details


Age ranges
From 0 years 0 months to 18 years
Referral required
Referral details

Existing referrals and enquiries
Contact the Children's Services Care Management Centre on the number above.

New Referrals
Contact the Early Help Hub on:
Tel: 01872 322277
Or to make a referral please use the attached form.

Inclusion details

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Resolving disagreements, mediation and making complaints

Complaints can be made through PALS (Patient Advise and Liaison Service).  01208 834620

Last updated: 01/05/2019

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