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Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Learning Disabilities Service

Phone number:
020 3228 4220 or 020 3228 4757
Hospital site:
Maudsley Hospital
Address:
The Michael Rutter Centre for Children and Young People
Maudsley Hospital
De Crespigny Park
London
SE5 8AZ
Disabled access:
  • Wheelchair accessible building
  • Ground floor therapy rooms
  • Accessible toilets on all levels
  • Lift access to the 1stfloor.
Directorate or department:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services
Care pathway:
Service type:
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (National and Specialist)
Treatment mode:
Outpatient
This service is for people who live in:
National (Child and Adolescent services)
Summary:
We offer assessment and management for children and adolescents with a learning disability and behavioural or mental health problems.

Our service assesses young people with recognised learning disabilities (global developmental delay), and associated behavioural or mental health problems, including autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, psychosis, depression, feeding disorders, offending behaviours and sleep disorders.We offer advice on medication, neuropsychological functioning, behaviour management, educational placements and risk assessment, all in relation to learning disabilities.We are able to assess capacity, and offer specialist assessment of parenting ability in patients with a learning disability.
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