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Barnardo’s Neurodevelopmental Family Navigator Service Pilot

For parents and carers of children, young people and young adults aged up to 18 who are waiting for a neurodevelopmental assessment in Leeds. This is a Barnardo’s service based in Leeds.

Who can access this service?

This service is available for families and/or individuals who are caring for someone, or who are themselves on a waiting list for an Autism and/or ADHD assessment and in need of some support.

To be eligible for the service, the young person you are supporting, or individuals themselves must:

  • be aged up to 18
  • be on the assessment pathway for Autism and/or ADHD
  • be in need of some help and advice regarding appropriate support services

How could a Neurodevelopment Navigator support me?

Our Leeds Neurodevelopmental Family Navigator will support you to be well informed of options that could be benefit you and your family. They will offer insight and peer support through their lived experience. They can work with you for up to 10 appointments, but one call may be all you need.

How can I access the Neurodevelopmental Family Navigator Service?

To access this service, you can email

Please state:

  • Your name and title
  • Your contact number
  • Your email address
  • Your postcode
  • Best time to contact you
  • Preferred method of contact