Specialist services

Autism Diagnostic Research Centre

(ADRC) provides an interdisciplinary diagnostic and assessment service for children, young people and adults suspected of having autism spectrum disorder. Read more »

Autism Outreach Team

Provides support to families post diagnosis, often following on from Early Bird courses. Read more »


Our mission is to help children (aged 6 months to 18 years) with conditions affecting their social, communication and learning abilities. Read more »

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Mendip

We provide a specialist mental health service for children and young people aged 0-18 (up to 19 for young people with additional needs), who may be experiencing a range of mental health problems, resident in Mendip Read more »

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, West Somerset

This service caters for children and young people with autism spectrum disorders and accompanying mental health problems. Read more »

Infant mental health

At Infant mental health, we specialize in autism spectrum disorders and the early detection of pre-autism behaviours (as early as 3 months) followed by appropriate interventions especially designed to individual cases. We also train health visitors and paediatricians in identifying… Read more »


Peach is a parent-led charity that promotes Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention (EIBI) for young children with autism. Read more »


We work with disabled people and their families. We offer practical support – from information services to education and everyday care. Read more »

Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust Paediatric Service

Dr Ruth MacGregor leads the autism service for Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust and is based at Musgrove Park Hospital. Read more »