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A-Z of services

A-Z of services

An A-Z directory of services offered by Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.

My name is Carrie and I’m a health visitor with the Hallam Health Visiting Team. I am a qualified nurse and midwife and have worked for Sheffield Children’s as a health visitor since 2013. I’ve written a short diary to give you an insight into what a typical week looks like for a health visitor...
Local Services Disability Support Sheffield Provides information about local sports clubs and leisure facilities that are available for disabled people.  Special Needs Inclusion Playcare Sevice (SNIPS) Support children with disabilities to access clubs and activities of their choice. Aspergers Children and Carers Together (ACCT) Provides a wide range of in-person and online activity groups for...
Our Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Service is based at the Ryegate Children’s Centre. We see children and young people aged three to 16 with ADHD and other developmental disorders. We see families and patients at clinics in our specialist centre in Crosspool and provide diagnostic assessment and ongoing support and management. Children with ADHD...
We run a service for adults, aged 16 or over, who stammer (also called dysfluency). This is supported by Sheffield Children’s Hospital with the clinic based at Flockton House. First appointments for assessment are for about an hour. The therapist discusses with the patient how the stammer impacts upon their life as well as understanding what...
In our Allergy Service we diagnose and manage children with a range of allergies including food, skin, drug and respiratory allergies. Services We work closely with other hospital departments plus adult allergy services and laboratories to provide a range of services. Specialist allergy nurses do supervised food challenges most days on our Research and Medical...
Welcome to Amber Lodge at the Becton Centre, a day unit where we offer intensive outreach support and see young people aged 5-11 who have serious and complex mental health problems. We are a regional unit and children are referred to us from community CAMHS teams in Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and North Derbyshire. It is...
Your child’s safety is our primary concern. Our anaesthetists specialise in looking after children with a variety of complex medical problems and bringing them safely through surgery. We are also skilled in a variety of specialised pain treatments to make children much more comfortable when they awake after surgery. This makes the stress of going...
Your child/young person may be on the waiting list for an assessment for possible Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The wait for an assessment can be very long and we know this can be a difficult and frustrating time for your child and your family. We have provided information on the assessment process for autism along...
Our Ataxia Service was the UK’s first clinic for paediatric ataxia. The clinic aims to provide the best possible outpatient care to children and their families, both in terms of diagnosis and treatment. We have a full range of diagnostic facilities including advanced neuro-imaging. Sheffield Children’s Hospital is also one of the national centres for...
After an autism assessment   This page outlines the next steps following your autism assessment. There are different possible outcomes from the assessment. Your child may:  Be diagnosed with autism Need further assessment for other conditions such as ADHD, developmental impairment/learning disability or developmental language disorder. Further assessment may show your child has other conditions alongside...
On this page you will find a number of documents to help with preparing you and your child for the assessment appointment. The team will work with you to find out what is best for you and your child but remember, there is a lot of support available before you receive a diagnosis so you...
What to expect at your child’s autism assessment  The aim of your assessment appointment is to identify whether your child fits the diagnostic criteria for autism. The assessment team will work with you and your child to find out about their strengths and needs. We will NOT be able to provide specific individual advice and...
What is autism? Autism (also known as autism spectrum disorder or ASD) is a lifelong condition that affects how people communicate and relate to others and how they process information. An autistic child or young person may see and understand the world differently to their peers and they may have difficulties with friendships or relationships....
This page has information about a range of services and support for specific areas your child may need help with. You can access many of these resources directly without needing a referral. You can also access many of these service without a confirmed diagnosis, as they are based on need and not on having a...
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