Neurodevelopmental Team includes Clinical Psychology, Speech, and Language Therapy
We are a growing service and work with external clinicians including Occupational Therapy and Psychiatry. Nadia is trained in Autism and ADHD Diagnosis. However, as per NICE guidance she seeks a Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) perspective for specialist assessments. We work closely with Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) to collate the evidence where appropriate for neurodiverse needs.
When a child and young person arrives to Timeout. The clinical team help support the adjustment process in the first 6 weeks and do not conduct any direct therapeutic interventions with either. They call the team weekly for six weeks to understand the child and carers adjustment to one another, whilst also collating information in the background to gain a better understanding of the young person. This helps develop a Preliminary formulation.
Following this a 12-week psychological assessment commences which determines baseline assessments using psychometric measures and individual meetings with the young person. If appropriate, the young person will be allocated an individual therapist. Individual therapy goals are monitored and reviewed on a three-monthly basis to ensure the intervention remains targeted.
The clinical team members help support the organization in more ways than one but below are the places where you are likely to
Team Around the child (TAC) Meetings
Group Therapies & Family Work