NHS Doncaster FOI Request Regarding Autism Provision 2012

See also Autism Provision by NHS Primary Care Trust 2012.

Dear Ms McCulloch

 Following your recent request for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please see below the responses to your questions.

  1. How many adults you have with a diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorder (any, although if there are separate statistics for Asperger’s, HFA, LFA, they would be appreciated) in your area;

Category DIAGNOSIS

200708

200809

200910

201011

201112

Grand Total
Child (0-17) Asperger’s syndrome      

2

1

3

  Childhood autism

1

 

2

1

2

6

  Developmental disorder of scholastic skills, unspecified  

1

 

2

 

3

  Developmental disorder of speech and language, unspecified

1

 

1

   

2

Child (0-17) Total  

2

1

3

5

3

14

Adult (18+) Asperger’s syndrome  

1

6

2

 

9

  Childhood autism    

1

   

1

  Developmental disorder of scholastic skills, unspecified

2

       

2

  Pervasive developmental disorder, unspecified        

1

1

  Specific developmental disorder of motor function

1

       

1

  Specific reading disorder

1

       

1

Adult (18+) Total  

4

1

7

2

1

15

Grand Total  

6

2

10

7

4

29

 

2.         How many children;

            Refer to above table

 

3.         What diagnostic services are available to a) adults and b) children;

           NHS Doncaster do not commission support services for autistic people therefore do not hold this information

 

4.         What agencies or teams you have that work with autistic people, provide support/services, strategise, etc. 

NHS Doncaster do not commission support services for autistic people.  The local authority may be able to help you further with this query.

 

5.         An email address/website for each of these agencies or teams where possible. 

NHS Doncaster do not commission support services for autistic people.  The local authority may be able to help you further with this query.

 

 

6.         What the typical process should be for an adult in your area first asking their GP for an assessment for autistic spectrum disorder to receiving a diagnosis/support.

           NHS Doncaster do not commission support services for autistic people therefore do not hold this information

 

We trust the information provided is helpful.

 

Kind regards,

 

FOI Coordinator

NHS Doncaster

E-mail: FOI@doncasterpct.nhs.uk

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