Direct Help and Support Service (Salvesen Mindroom Centre)

Who is this for?

  • Young people aged 18-25 who have been given an autism diagnosis at any point, or have had an assessment where there has been no formal diagnosis, but they identify as autistic.

Who provides this?

  • Salvesen Mindroom Centre

Description

This is a Post Diagnostic Support Service offering short-term, confidential, 1:1 support through a blend of in-person and online working, run by the Salvesen Mindroom Centre.

Everyone’s needs are different, you might want to:

  • Reflect on the assessment process
  • Better understand your diagnosis (if one has been given)
  • Explore what this might mean for you
  • Develop strategies and skills to support you in these areas.

We can also help you develop skills to communicate your needs with others in your life and support you in doing so (if you wish).

Sessions might cover a variety of topics. We will work with you to identify which areas you would like to explore in more detail. These might include:

  • What is neurodiversity?
  • Sensory experiences
  • Communication differences
  • Understanding and managing anxiety
  • Relationships and boundaries
  • Executive functioning skills
  • Self-care

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

Yes

Location information

This can be at the persons home, online or anywhere they would like to meet.

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

Suit 4/3, Great Michael House, 14 Links Place , Edinburgh , EH6 7EZ

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Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Young people

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