Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Assessment (ADHD)

The fee for a full ADHD assessment is approximately £800 and includes the following:

  • Initial Assessment with your family to obtain medical and family history (approximately 2 hours).  This also gives Dr Dickens the opportunity to observe the young person in a clinic setting.
  • Conners questionnaires are used as a diagnostic aid.  One will be sent to the young person's parent(s)/carer(s) and school.  Further information will also be requested from school.
  • Analysis of the Conners questionnaires, review of all information gathered and liaison with school, as necessary.
  • Feedback review appointment to discuss the outcome of the investigations with parent(s)/carer(s) and to agree on best management going forward.
  • Letter summarising the assessment and care plan

Should a discreet school observation be indicated following the above investigations, this would be discussed with you and can be arranged by an appropriate colleague for an additional cost.

Any further follow up appointments will be billed at Dr Dickens' usual hourly rate of £200.00.




Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) & Asperger's Syndrome Assessment


The fee for a multi-disciplinary ASD assessment starts from £2,690.00 and includes the following services:

  • Initial Assessment with your family to obtain medical and family history (approximately 2 hours).  This also gives Dr Dickens the opportunity to observe the young person in a clinic setting.  
  • Detailed early years developmental history
  • Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) (performed by 2 clinicians)
  • Speech & Language Therapy Assessment
  • Discreet School Observation
  • Dr Dickens’ review of all reports, discussion with the various professionals following their assessments
  • Feedback meeting with Dr Dickens
  • Comprehensive Assessment Report

• A Cognitive Assessment is occasionally indicated and this can be arranged foran additional fee

Any further follow up appointments, if necessary, will be billed at Dr Dickens' usual hourly rate of £200.00.