Within Bedfordshire and Luton we provide an Adult Autism Service (AAS) for adults aged 18+.
The service provides assessment, treatment and advice for people who are suspected as having an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and require a definite diagnosis, followed by help to access the most appropriate service e.g. health, social care or support group.
The service operates on a multi-disciplinary model of local and community based assessment and diagnosis and works alongside existing Specialist Health Services, Local Authorities, independent and voluntary services.
Self referrals for this service are not accepted. Referrals are accepted from one of the following: GP, Specialist Healthcare Services e.g. Mental Health, Learning Disabilities, Criminal Justice Team, Local Authority teams such as Social Services or Acute Hospital Liaison.
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)