Neurodevelopmental and Learning Disabilities Service for Kent & Medway

The Neurodevelopmental and Learning Disability Service for Kent and Medway is a specialist service consisting of highly skilled multidisciplinary team responsible for the assessment and diagnosis of neurodevelopmental disorders including Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Learning Disabilities (LD) and Tics and Tourette’s syndrome (TS).

The Learning Disability team is a community based specialist service offering support to children and young people, aged between 0-18 years, who are experiencing significant mental health problems and who are diagnosed with moderate to severe learning disability.

Patient Information

The Kent and Medway Neurodevelopmental and Learning Disability service will see patients in their locality areas across Kent & Medway. To contact our team, please see details below:

George’s Turle House
54 London Road
Canterbury
CT2 8JY

Tel: 0300 300 1622
Email: NLDSEnquiriesWestKent@nelft.nhs.uk (West Kent)
Email: NLDSEnquiriesEastKent@nelft.nhs.uk (East Kent)

Opening times: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Referral Information

Please see table below for referral criteria:

 
  Referral age for ASC  Referral age for ADHD
East Kent
(Canterbury, Ashford, South Kent Coast and Thanet)
From 8 to 18 years old From 0 to 18 years old
West Kent
(Maidstone, Swale, Dartford and Medway)
From 11 to 18 years old From 11 to 18 years old

f your child is under our referral age please seek support from your GP or local Community Paediatric Service)