Post Diagnostic Support

Post Diagnostic Support

New ASD Post Diagnostic Offer

If your child or young person has received a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust will be working in partnership with ADDvanced Solutions Community Network CIC, to offer you the opportunity to access a new post diagnostic offer for parents/carers and young people. The ofer has been commissioned by NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), NHS South Sefton CCG and NHS Southport and Formby CCG.

Parent/Carer's offer

Autism Post Diagnostic Learning Programme:

ADDvanced Solutions Community Network will offer Autism Post Diagnostic Learning Programmes for parents/carers (delivered age appropriate: 3-8yrs, 9-13yrs and 14-19yrs). Each programme consists of six sessions, with an option to access this unique Post Diagnostic Learning Programme, either online, or face to face across Liverpool and Sefton (subject to ADDvanced Solutions Community Network’s risk assessment process and government guidance). Families will also be provided with wrap around telephone, email and online support. 

During the learning programme, parents and carers will have the opportunity to:

  • develop their understanding of autism
  • explore the lived experience of autistic individuals
  • identify skills and strategies to better support their child/young person’s needs
  • meet other families and share learning and experience

To register, or for more information, please email: info@addvancedsolutions.co.uk quoting APD Enquiry in the subject bar, or telephone 0151 486 1788.

Young person's offer

Feedback Workshop for Young People:

Alder Hey NHS Trust will offer all secondary school aged young people (aged 11-19 yrs) who have received an ASD diagnosis the opportunity to attend a feedback workshop led by Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust Autism Team to gain an understanding of autism (delivered as age-appropriate groups to young people aged 11-14yrs and 15-19yrs). This will be delivered online to aid accessibility and will run every 4 weeks for each age range. The programme has been designed by young people to give useful information about ASD and the impact on a young person’s life. Resources will be shared and the young person will have the opportunity to ask questions to trained clinicians skilled in ASD.

To register, or for more information, please email: asdqueries@alderhey.nhs.uk quoting Feedback Workshop in the subject bar.

If you have any questions regarding any of the opportunities above, please contact us via the relevant email address(es) as specified above.

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