Autism Assessments in Durham

Northern Integrative Health Practice

The Pinnacle,
Durham Road,
Durham
DH7 6FE

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Face to face appointments at our Durham clinic

Originally starting out in Shrewsbury, The Autism Service has been delivering autism and ADHD assessments for both children and adults since 2019.

With over 700,000 people living with autism across the UK, we recognised the need to supply face-to-face appointments at more locations. Waiting months for an autism diagnosis can be stressful and opening our Durham clinic means private assessments are now more readily available in the North East.

Since launching our Durham clinic in 2023, we’ve been able to increase regional capacity and carry out hundreds of assessments. Currently, we’re only carrying out autism assessments although these are available for both adults and children. If you require an ADHD or combined assessment, please book at one of our other locations. Bradford is currently our closest clinic that carries out both pathways.

Our clinicians deliver fast, accurate diagnostic assessments to identify whether an individual has ASD or ADHD.

Why people choose us

  • Our assessment pathways follow national guidance from NICE
  • You will only be seen by clinicians who are professionally regulated in their practice
  • Your assessment will include at least one in-person appointment
  • We use the best available tools to assist diagnosis
  • You will be assessed by a multi-disciplinary team
  • The outcome of the assessment will be recognised by external organisations

Child ASD pathway

Our NICE-compliant child assessments are typically made up of the following steps:

  1. Clinical interview with a parent or carer (ADI-R)
  2. Observational assessment in clinic (ADOS-2)
  3. School observation
  4. Multi-disciplinary team diagnostic meeting
  5. Feedback appointment and the written report
More about our child autism assessments

Adult ASD pathway

Our NICE-compliant adult assessments are generally made up of the following steps:

  1. Clinical interview
  2. Observational assessment in clinic (ADOS-2)
  3. Multi-disciplinary team diagnostic meeting
  4. Feedback appointment and the written report
More about our adult autism assessments

Book an assessment

“From being extremely nervous about using a private company for our daughter’s diagnosis, it was actually the best decision we made. The process was seamless from start to finish.”

“It was worth every penny. Knowledgeable doctors and even the nursery staff feel they learned from the person who visited them.”

“The service I received from the time of the enquiry to the final appointment was simply outstanding. I can’t thank the people I met throughout my assessment enough. They made my life finally make sense”.

How to find us

Based just off the B6312 and the B6532, this clinic is the furthest north The Autism Service gets (at the moment). Situated in the Sacriston area and near the site of Fyndoune Community College, the clinic welcomes clients from across Durham, including Witton Gilbert, Nettlesworth, Edmondsley, Lanchester and further afield.

There are plenty of public transport options when visiting us and we also offer free onsite parking. There is also a dedicated disabled parking space to the rear of the clinic, please use the intercom to request assistance when entering the building.

Getting here

The Pinnacle,
Durham Road,
Durham
DH7 6FE

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Durham clinic FAQs

We’re based just off the B6312 and the B6532 in the Sacriston area, near the site of Fyndoune Community College. We have free onsite parking with a disabled bay situated to the rear of the building.

Yes, we have free onsite parking with one dedicated disabled bay.

Yes, our Durham clinic is fully accessible with a ramp to entrances and accessible toilets.

There is currently no waiting list at any of our clinics. Please call us directly on +44 0300 303 0667 or submit a booking form above for full details. Please note, waiting times can vary throughout the year.

At our Durham clinic, we currently only offer autism assessments for both adults and children. If you require ADHD or a combined assessment, please enquire at one of our other clinics. The closest location currently offering both assessment pathways is Bradford.

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