Unfortunately due to the impact of Covid19, we are not currently taking new referrals
until we have been able to reduce our waiting list. We will provide an update as soon as possible.
Centre for FASD provides a variety of assessments to suit all requirements. Assessment of FASD and Secondary Neurodevelopmental Diagnoses We offer a multidisciplinary approach to assessing children for FASD, including the assessment of frequently co-presenting...More Information
All families who receive a diagnosis through the Centre for FASD will be invited to attend an After Diagnosis workshop. This is a three hour session providing detailed information about FASD, and how to manage...More Information
The Centre for FASD provides training for professionals, which can be tailored to suit the professional group requesting it. This can range from full day conferences for social care services, to two hour training sessions...More Information
If you would like to speak about referring a child for assessment (either as a professional or a parent/carer) please email or fill in the contact form below. A member of the team will then...More Information
The Centre for FASD offer blocks of play therapy with a play therapist who is extremely experienced in working with children with FASD. Play therapy may be beneficial for children who have attachment and trauma...More Information
Speech and language therapist for FASD. We have a speech and language therapist in our team who is able to provide both assessment and ongoing therapy for FASD if required.More Information
Caring for a child with FASD can be difficult and isolating without access to appropriate support. Should a parent or carer wish to engage in psychological therapy for themselves as means of exploring difficulties feelings...More Information
The Centre for FASD offers ongoing behavioural consultation and support for families affected by FASD. This can take the form of face to face consultation or telephone consultation for families who live further afield or...More Information
The Centre for FASD is a multi-professional service, providing full FASD assessment, diagnosis, and post diagnostic support for children and their families. The service fills a huge gap in provision for affected families, who frequently do not know where to turn to gain much-needed diagnosis and support for their children.
In addition to accepting self-referring families, we also work closely with social services to help support adopted children and children in care.
– Dr Cassie Jackson, Director.
"Thanks again. You were very clear and helpful. I so appreciate this work you are doing – desperately needed."
"Right from our first tentative enquiry as a family, Dr Jackson really listened and upon completion of the assessment, our daughter's relief at having been genuinely heard was abundantly clear.
As we all read the report (which arrived in good time) our overwhelming feeling was that at last we had found someone with the experience to recognise the nature of our daughter's difficulties and the expertise to help us to move forward with hope."
"The most positive occurrence during our protracted FASD journey has been to find Cassie. Her knowledge and understanding of the spectrum is second to none and her gentle, caring approach towards our Grandson, CJ, ensured his co-operation throughout her in-depth assessment.
Her detailed report describes his difficulties at length and how they impact on his life, and the implications for his future, and it identifies the support he needs to receive in order to reach his potential."
The post-assessment support has also proved invaluable. So much time has been wasted by not having this information sooner, and I sincerely hope that with the development of the Centre for FASD, others will have an easier route to diagnosis and support than we have had. CJ says "Cassie is kind".