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Requesting an Out of Area Referral

Asking for an out of area referral can be a tricky and complex process and the acceptance of any such request may be determined by specific factors. Most notably that your case is exceptional (that the individual is affected to a greater … Continue reading

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Refining an ASD diagnosis to reflect PDA

Many parents whose child already has a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), may decide that it is necessary to have this diagnosis refined to more accurately describe their child’s profile to better support their child and meet needs. … Continue reading

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Diagnostic Pathway

Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) with a profile of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) is still very much a post code lottery. But, more and more NHS services are now assessing and diagnosing ASD with a profile of PDA or using similar … Continue reading

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