Lifespan

For people of all ages who experience psychological difficulties as a result of having an autism spectrum condition and / or a learning disability.

We provide specialist assessment and treatment for people of all ages with autistic spectrum conditions (ASD) and learning disabilities, who experience psychological difficulties linked to their condition. 

We aim to help people with:

  • learning disabilities (including borderline or unclearly defined)
  • autism spectrum conditions and related neurodevelopmental difficulties
  • brain injury, sensory and other neurological and neuropsychological difficulties


Assessment

Diagnostic assessment 

We offer a specialist multidisciplinary diagnostic assessment service to check for the presence of autistic spectrum conditions and other neurodevelopmental disorders in children and adults.

Therapeutic intervention

In our therapeutic intervention service we start by meeting the referred patient, often with family members or professionals who are important to them. After an assessment to explore how we might be able to help, we agree a plan of care which is regularly reviewed.

Treatment

Our treatment packages are individually tailored to the needs of the child, young person or adult and the people around them. 

We offer a variety of therapy including:

We also offer consultation, teaching and training for people around the referred patient.


Team

We are a multidisciplinary team. This means we have experts from different specialties who work together to assess and treat our patients. Our team includes psychiatrists, psychologists, family therapists, child, adolescent and adult psychotherapists, social workers and trainees.

We also work closely with local health, education and social care services. 

Children, young people and adults of all ages with autistic spectrum conditions and learning disabilities, who experience psychological difficulties linked to their condition.

Please phone us if you would like to refer someone to our service.

020 8938 2241

tpn-tr.CYAF-Intake@nhs.net

Tavistock Centre, 120 Belsize Lane, London NW3 5BA