The Specialist Autism Team (SAT) is a multi-disciplinary team who work together to provide autistic people with the specialist support they may need.

The team focus on early intervention and work to put in place the right package of care and support to prevent admissions to psychiatric hospitals, wherever possible.

The team also work closely with partner organisations, such as education providers and social services, to provide holistic care and more support where it is needed.

The Specialist Autism Team (SAT) consists of:

  • Nurses and Health Care support workers
  • Occupational Therapists and Assistant (OT)
  • Speech and Language Therapists and Assistant (SaLT)
  • Psychologist and Psychology assistant.
  • Dietitian
  • Family Therapist

The team also operates the ChatAutism text messaging service, for anyone who has an autism diagnosis, thinks they have autism or are awaiting a diagnosis – as well as their family or carers – to access free, safe and confidential advice and support from a qualified health professional.

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