Autism Service Directory

The NAS Lorna Wing Centre for Autism

The National Autistic Society

Main information

Type of service: Assessment, Diagnostic services, Diagnosticians, Training providers, Training providers

The NAS Lorna Wing Centre for Autism is a specialist diagnostic and assessment centre alongside offering a range of training for professionals. The Lorna Wing Centre now provides a variety of assessment services relating to the understanding and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Referrals are accepted from consultants at a tertiary level and General Practitioners (GPs) (with clinical commissioning group (CCG) funding). We also accept private referrals from individuals, families, schools and other educational settings. We are happy to discuss any referral and we have a reputation for being able to support complex and specialist presentations.

Assessment procedure: We use the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO, Wing & Gould). Others: this would depend on the case.

Multi-disciplinary assessment: Clinical Psychology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry and Speech and Language Therapy.

Eligibility

Age: For people of any age

Aimed at: Adolescent , Adult , Child , Young person

Gender: All genders

Referral Sources: NHS and Private

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

Approaches and tools used: DISCO

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The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve been transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children. We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers

The National Autistic Society

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Contacts

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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Jo Parker - Business Manager

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020 8466 0098

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lornawingcentre@nas.org.uk

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Judith Gould - Director and Consultant Clinical Psychologist

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020 8466 0098

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lornawingcentre@nas.org.uk

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Laura Cockburn - Consultant Specialist Educational Psychologist

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020 8466 0098

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lornawingcentre@nas.org.uk

Locations

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Elliot House, Masons Hill, Bromley, Kent, BR2 9HT

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Enterprise Campus, Luxborough Lane, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 5AB