East Sussex and Brighton & Hove Neurodevelopmental Service

East Sussex

What we do

  • Assess and diagnose Autism and ADHD and Tics and Tourette’s - who are referred to us by your local Assessment and Treatment Service (through your GP)
  • Support colleagues in mental health services to assess and diagnose
  • Advice and signposting - given to all patients following assessment
  • We do not hold a caseload or care coordinate. We currently accept referrals for people registered with a GP in East Sussex
  • Current waiting times for an Autism assessment is two years, and waiting times for an ADHD assessment is one year

Brighton & Hove 

What we do

  • Assess and diagnose ASC and ADHD and Tics and Tourette’s - who are referred to us by your local Assessment and Treatment Service (through your GP)
  • Support colleagues in mental health services to assess and diagnose
  • Advice and signposting - given to all patients following assessment. All patients are offered one follow up session with a professional

Post-diagnosis groups

If you have been diagnosed with Autism in our service, we will invite you to a one-off group where we can signpost you to support options in Brighton & Hove. We will also give you information on our Autism and Identity Group and our ‘Emotions Untangled’ group. These groups are co-facilitated by our Occupational Therapist and Experts by Experience (EBE's) who have used our service.

If you have been diagnosed with ADHD in our Brighton & Hove service, you may be offered a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for ADHD group. 

We do not hold a caseload or care coordinate. We currently accept referrals for people registered with a GP in Brighton & Hove .

Current waiting times for an Autism assessment is two years. Current waiting times for an ADHD assessment is two years.