Child and Adolescent Mental Health, Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment Specialists.
Winner of the Carer Friendly Award, Autism and ADHD, 2021
Welcome to Developing Active Young Minds ltd
Assessment, diagnosis and advice or treatment for:
Assessment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in Children
Child Assessment for Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC)
Childhood Depression and Anxiety Treatment
Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment of Child Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental condition that is characterised by problems paying attention, excessive activity and/or difficulty controlling behavior which is not appropriate to a person's age. Developing Minds can quickly and accurately assess and provide treatment for this neurodevelopmental condition.
Assessment, Diagnosis and Treatment of Childhood Depression and Anxiety.
Childhood depression and anxiety can be crippling for a young person and distressing for the young person's family. Developing Minds can quickly provide a comprehensive assessment of the young person's mental health needs and plan for follow up treatment.
Assessment, Diagnosis and Advice on Autistic Spectrum Condition in Children
Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) is a developmental disorder that affects communication and behaviour. Developing Minds can provide assessment for this condition and practical working advice on support and planning for the young person's future.
Pricing for Assessments
Initial 20 minute consultation: Free.
Assessment for Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) using history gathering and the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule 2 (ADOS2), resulting in a diagnostic report compiled by a multi disciplinary team that is recognised by the NHS, education and the local authority: £1300.
Assessment for Attention Deficit Hyper Actively Disorder (ADHD) using history gathering, diagnostic tool, school assessment and face to face assessment resulting in a diagnostic report that is recognised by the NHS, education and the local authority: £450. With QB check £515. Therapeutic medication available.
Assessment for both Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) and co-morbid Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) involving the above tools and strategies: £1500.
All assessments result in individual documented recommendations.
Assessment of mood disorders resulting in a treatment plan: £250.
Additional face to face consultation after diagnosis including advising schools can be arranged: £105 hourly.
Telephone consultation: £10 per 15 minutes.
All assessments can be arranged to take place in the comfort of your own home at no extra cost.
AS IS EVIDENT FROM OUR PRICING STRUCTURE , WE ARE FAR MORE REASONABLY PRICED THAN OTHER SERVICES OF THIS NATURE. THIS REFLECTS OUR ETHICAL BELIEFS IN CHARGING FAIRLY FOR THE ASSESSMENTS AND TREATMENTS THAT WE PROVIDE AND IS IN NO WAY A SIGN OF THE QUALITY OF OUR WORK. THIS IS SOMETHING WE TAKE GREAT PRIDE IN AS CAN BE SEEN IN OUR GOOGLE AND YELL REVIEWS.
Pricing for Medication
Please note that medication will only be prescribed if clinically indicated.
Medication review after a Developing Active Young Minds assessment, including titration to a therapeutic dosage and a letter to the GP highlighting all the gathered information and the first prescription: £195. Six monthly medication reviews after commencing medication £34.
If appropriate medication can be prescribed following an assessment from a different service provider and on receipt of an assessment report that is of high quality and follows NICE guidelines : £350.
If appropriate we will request that medications are placed on repeat prescription via the GP using the NHS shared care protocol.
We can travel to conduct assessments, but if the journey is over 20 miles an additional cost of 50 pence a mile over the 20 miles will be charged.
Cancellation within five days of an appointment will result in a fee of 15% of the cost.