My 21 month old daughter is showing early signs of autism. She has been referred to the Community Paediatric Team but they have advised that there is a 6-9 month waiting list for an initial assessment.
I am considering obtaining a private assessment. Has anyone else done this or have any experiences that they wish to share? I am concerned about going private in case she is diagnosed incorrectly (either way) as they may not be knowledgeable.
Would anyone be able to recommend anyone reputable/knowledgeable in the Midlands area?
Unfortunately I don't know anything about private - my daughter was diagnosed age 8 and it was a 12 month wait at the time so 6-9 months seems relatively quick which is awful to say. I would keep ringing them - be on their case until support if offered. Trust your judgement. Good luck!