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Neurosciences Unit

Nature of clinic

Statewide outpatient general diagnostic service for paediatrics and adults in Western Australia

Range of health professionals at the clinic

Neuropsychologist, Speech Pathologist, Social Worker

Type of services provided at the clinic

Assessment

Where referrals are accepted from

General Practitioners, Paediatricians, Other medical specialists, Allied health professionals, Child protection services, Education Departments, Justice Departments

How the clinic bills

Publicly funded, no fee for clients

Ages that the clinic provides services for

0 - 4 years, 5 - 11 years, 12 - 18 years

FASD experience and training

Our service regularly provides neurodevelopmental assessment of clients 6-18 years to assist with diagnosis of FASD. The team has substantial experience in differential diagnosis of FASD and application of the Australian Guidelines for FASD. We provide multi-disciplinary liaison with Paediatricians to assist with FASD differential diagnosis. Members of the team regularly attend CPD relevant to FASD diagnosis including FASD clinician forums run through PMH/Telethon Kids. Our adult general diagnostic team is also capable of providing differential diagnostic input with regards to FASD. 


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Page last updated 10 August 2018