The Complex Neurodevelopmental Disorders Service (CNDS) is a specialist tertiary second opinion Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) service for children and young people.
Nationally commissioned by NHS England CNDS works in collaboration with locality teams. In addition to ASD diagnostic assessments the team also provides consultation and management advice to locality teams for complex cases with established ASD diagnoses.
CNDS referrals are accepted via Community CAMHS team or Community Paediatrician.
Newcastle Blue Room Treatment
CNDS provides the new Blue Room Treatment for situation specific anxiety, phobia and fear in children with ASD. The following brochure has been written to give families and professionals information about this novel treatment.
Referrals for treatment are accepted via Community CAMHS team, Community Paediatrician or GP.