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Autism assessment in Bristol and South Gloucestershire

Autism assessment in Bristol and South Gloucestershire

If you think your child/young person (CYP) has Autism:

1. Discuss your concerns with a professional who knows your CYP

This could be your GP, Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) at preschool/school, Health Visitor, School Health Nurse or school link Speech and Language Therapist. Use the links on the right-hand side of this page for more information on each team.

2. Complete our parent questionnaire

This is optional, but can help you explore your concerns and guide the conversation. Download the parent questionnaire

3. Make a referral to the Autsim Assessment Team, if appropriate

If you and the other professional think an assessment is needed, and you (and the CYP, if appropriate) would like this, then you or the professional can make a referral to the Autism Assessment team

4. Further Advice and Support 

Please see the box to the right of this page for some Top Tips from our team, which you can use to support your child or young person.

Here are some other useful places to get advice and support:

Not sure if an assessment is right for you?

If you’re not sure that this is the right step, you could: