Sheffield Adult Autism and Neurodevelopmental Service (SAANS) is an NHS service responsible for the assessment and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders including:
- Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
- Developmental Co-ordination Disorder (DCD) previously known as Dyspraxia.
The clinic primarily provides assessment and diagnosis, and only provides limited ongoing support. This can include occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and support with medication. A post-diagnostic follow-up appointment is offered if a diagnosis of autism is made.
You can find out more about the service they offer, waiting times and what your appointment will be like by going to their webpage.
Clients outside Sheffield may also be able to be referred to this service subject to funding.
Referrals are accepted from both primary and secondary care teams. You cannot self-refer to this service.
Covid update 03/08/21: Most services continue under covid-safe conditions but may be experiencing changes to how or when they deliver their service. Contact Sheffield Adult Autism Neurodevelopmental Service directly for the latest information.
- Sheffield Adult Autism and Neurodevelopmental Service, Lyndhurst Road, Sheffield, S11 9BJ