NHS Autism Changes Put Assessment & Diagnosis Under Threat
Children may no longer be able to get NHS referrals for assessment and diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in South West London
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A Sheffield Hallam University lecturer has been announced as a patron of national autism charity Anna Kennedy Online.
Dr Luke Beardon, who works in Sheffield Hallam’s Autism Centre, has been a professional in the field of autism and Asperger syndrome for more than 20 years.
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