Autism Assessments in Sussex

With You in Mind Counselling

7A Churchill Court,
Rustington,
Sussex
BN16 3DA

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Face to face appointments at our Sussex 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 Sussex clinic means private assessments are now more readily available across the South East.

Since launching our Sussex clinic in 2022, 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. Our Surrey clinic in Guildford 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

  • Your appointments will always be face to face
  • 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

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“I cannot fault this organisation from the first phone call to the follow-up report. Everyone was friendly, professional, and caring. I would recommend.”

“Our experience of this service, confirmed by a paediatrician, is that you can rely on their assessment to be true, honest and based on current NICE guidance.”

“Very professional and extremely helpful and friendly. I didn’t receive the outcome I anticipated but gained so much knowledge into what is going on and received plenty of recommendations on what to do next.”

How to find us

Our Sussex clinic is in the west of the county, in the small town of Rustington just off the A27 and midway between Chichester and Brighton. Situated at Churchill Court with adjacent public car parking, the clinic sees clients from Crawley, Guildford, Southampton and the surrounding areas.

There is no onsite parking at our Rustington clinic, although there is a car park very nearby that offers 3 hours free parking. The address for the car park is: Churchill Parade Car Park, Rustington, Littlehampton BN16 3DJ.

Getting here

7A Churchill Court,
Rustington,
Sussex
BN16 3DA

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Sussex clinic FAQs

We’re based in the town of Rustington just off the A27 and midway between Chichester and Brighton. The Churchill Parade Car Park nearby offers 3 hours free parking.

There is no onsite parking at our Rustington clinic, although there is a car park very nearby that offers 3 hours free parking. The address for the car park is: Churchill Parade Car Park, Rustington, Littlehampton BN16 3DJ.

Unfortunately there is no lift or wheelchair accessible toilets at this facility. Please call us directly and we’ll be happy to make alternative arrangements.

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 Sussex clinic, we currently only offer autism assessments for both adults and children. If you require an ADHD or combined assessment, please enquire at one of our other clinics. The closest location currently offering both assessment pathways is our Surrey clinic in Guildford.

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