Package 2: Comprehensive Adult Autism Assessment
Individuals with ASD may navigate the world with differences in social communication, interactive patterns, repetitive behaviors, and sensory experiences. These nuances are not viewed as obstacles but rather as expressions of a rich and diverse cognitive tapestry. We understand that these unique qualities contribute to the vibrant mosaic of human experience.
While ASD may present challenges in social interactions, relationships, and sensory processing, our perspective is one of affirmation and empowerment. Rather than focusing solely on difficulties, we recognize the individual strengths and capabilities that coexist. We acknowledge the potential for growth and the development of coping strategies that can enhance well-being.
In all aspects of life, including home, learning environments, the workplace, and community interactions, our commitment is to foster an inclusive and neuro-affirming environment. By embracing and understanding the unique qualities of individuals with ASD, we aim to create spaces that celebrate diversity, nurture strengths, and promote a sense of belonging in every facet of their lives. Prior to your first appointment a series of questionnaires are required to be completed to further assess social skills and adaptive functioning. The Adult Autism Assessment package includes the following: Session 1: Adult Clinical DSM-5-TR Diagnostic Intake Interview (2 hours)
Session 2: Cognitive Assessment using WAIS-IV (2 Hours) Session 3: Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2), Module 4 Testing (1 Hour) Session 4: Feedback Session (1 Hour) A comprehensive report with recommendations will be provided. Please note that there is a two to three week turn around for report writing. There will be a four week turnaround for report writing if the assessment is booked in with a Provisional Psychologist. You will be provided with this information at the time of booking an assessment.\ Based on 12 hours of clinician time, inclusive of a written report. A $500 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking This assessment is not covered by Medicare. If you have private healthinsurance, please contact your provider to see how much they can cover foryou. The private health code is 100