Alder Hey Neurodevelopmental ASD Offer

The neurodevelopmental offer for children, young people and their families has been commissioned by NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group to ensure services and support are available for those experiencing difficulties with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and Sensory Processing Difficulties (SPD).


For Parents & Carers

What can we offer?

Pre diagnosis:

  • Drop in session with psychologist and ND practitioner – 30minute session – Tuesday mornings
  • Keyworker allocated to child – keyworker available by telephone and will also signpost to appropriate support and services and training

During diagnosis / under assessment:

  • Drop in session with psychologist and ND practitioner – 30minute session – Tuesday mornings
  • Contact with keyworker – telephone contact to keep up to date with progress on the pathway

Post diagnosis:

  • Telephone contact with keyworker

No diagnosis given:

  • Signpost to other support networks

For Supporting Professionals

What can we offer?

Pre diagnosis:

  • Consultation with the ND practitioner
  • Invitation to share information on child’s progress

During diagnosis / under assessment:

  • Sharing information with parents’ consent

Post diagnosis:

  • A report will be generated and distributed to professionals involved with parental consent
  • In complex cases – the keyworker may attend MDT meetings

No diagnosis given:

  • A report will be generated and distributed to professionals involved with parental consent