CAMHS Disability

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We work with children and young people with significant learning disabilities and /or ASD. We also accept referrals where there are other types of moderate to profound disability (e.g.physical disability).
Our work includes assessment, diagnosis, psycho-pharmacological intervention,therapeutic/behavioural support and intervention, group work (parenting groups,siblings groups, ASD support), and play specialist.


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

  • Children 0-19 years old with a GP in Hackney or the City of London
  • Dual difficulties: mental health/emotional needs and disability
  • Disability assessed as moderate to profound defined by attendance at Special School or functional
  • Assessment, and where the disability requires specialist support as part of assessment and treatment
  • Disability is permanent and enduring, requiring a multi disciplinary approach to treatment e.g. learning
  • Disability, speech and language disorder, social communication disorder or physical disability
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) if there is also a moderate/profound primary learning disability
  • Under the medical/therapy teams at Hackney Ark for MDT care planning.

Exclusions

Consent from parents/carers must always be given.

 


How to refer

The following clinicians can refer to this service: GPs, Nurses,

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Referral methods: e-Referrals

Any professional who knows the child and family can make referrals by downloading the form.

Self-referral

Parents already known to the Ark can self refer.

We are part of Multi-Agency Referrals meetings (MARs). We see all families within 5 weeks of receipt of referral.

Any professional who knows the child and family can make referrals.
Parents already known to the Ark can self refer. Consent from parents/carers must always be given.
We are part of Multi-Agency Referrals meetings (MARs).
We see all families within 5 weeks of receipt of referral.

Click here to make a referral.


t: 020 7014 7071