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Autism Assessment Clinic

Does your child have Autism?

We offer comprehensive, compassionate care.

Autism or Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or is a neuro-developmental condition. Individuals with ASD have social communication and social interaction difficulties, unusual behaviours and interests. See ASD information Sheet by Amaze for more information on its features, download here.

Whilst there is no cure, engaging children with ASD in intervention (i.e., therapy and support) at an early age is known to help them achieving their full potential later on in life. That is why all children presenting with symptoms of ASD should engage with appropriate services as soon as concerns arise.

If you are concerned about your child’s development or wondered if they have ASD, please contact the Autism Assessment Clinic to book a timely consultation.

What does the Autism Assessment Clinic do?

The clinic sees children between 3 and 7 years of age who may present with symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The clinic offers a the full range of multidisciplinary assessment all in the same service with short waiting lists, so you can get all your answers quickly and easily to minimise stress on your family.

Upon diagnosis, children with Autism may be able to access support funding through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

To find out more about NDIS, please click here.

What happens when you attend the Clinic?

Service is mainly located at DPV Health’s Medical Centre in Broadmeadows. Our friendly Family Engagement Worker will assist you from the beginning to the end of the assessment. She helps gathering information for the clinic over the phone, answering any general questions you may have and booking appointments for you and your child.

As part of the comprehensive autism assessment, you will see the following health professionals:

  • Audiologists
  • Paediatrician
  • Psychologist
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Occupational Therapist

With your permission, the clinic may get in touch with other people who know your child well (e.g., kinder teacher) for a better idea of how your child behaves in a familiar environment.

After the assessment is complete, you will be given the results in person and in writing, as well as information on how to help your child and recommendation of appropriate services.

Fees

Fees apply, based on the individual requirements. Out of pocket expenses can be clarified at the time of booking.

Who can use this service

The service is available to children between 3 – 7 years. We accept self-referral or GP/Hospital/Maternal Child Health Nurse referral.

How to make an appointment

To book call 1300 234 263 (select option 4) or fill in the contact us form below. Interpreters are available if required.

Referral information for Health Professionals can be found here.

 

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Broadmeadows VIC 3047, Australia
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Broadmeadows VIC 3047, Australia
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Broadmeadows VIC 3047, Australia
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