Autism Assessments in York

Reflect Psychology and Psychotherapy

Clifford House,
Regent Street,
Pocklington,
YO42 2QN

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Face to face appointments at our York 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 York clinic means private assessments are now more readily available.

Since launching our York clinic in May 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

  • 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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“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

Our York clinic is one of five clinics in Yorkshire (which also includes Bradford, Halifax, Sheffield and Hull). Located 13.4 miles east of York city centre, the clinic, situated on Regent Street has free on-street parking and welcomes clients from surrounding towns, such as Market Weighton and Beverley.

The clinic can be accessed by public transport for all visitors, via the X46/X47 EastRider buses. We strongly believe in equality and identify as LGBTQ+ friendly and our friendly reception team are happy to assist with any enquiries from visitors, visiting the clinic.

Getting here

Clifford House,
Regent Street,
Pocklington,
YO42 2QN

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York clinic FAQs

The York clinic is easily accessible from Market Weighton and Beverley, as well as clients from the central York area. If travelling via York, drive out of the city centre onto the A1079 and turn off to the B1246 on Barmby Road, before taking the first exit onto Railway Street. For clients coming in from Market Weighton and Beverley, take the A1079 from York Road and turn onto Canal Lane and W Green, before taking the second exit at the roundabout to arrive at the clinic.

Yes, there is free on street parking outside the clinic for clients visiting us. Alternatively, there are several car parks located nearby. Robertson Close Car Park and West Green Car Park are nearest car parks where you can park up and walk to the clinic.

No, our York clinic is not wheelchair accessible. If you make a booking at the clinic, please contact our friendly team, who will make the necessary arrangements when booking an appointment with us.

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 York 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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