What is the Pathway Clinical Lead?

The pathway clinical lead is a point of contact for families throughout the process.

As part of the multiagency approach the child or young person is likely to have assessments with other members of the multiagency team, such as speech therapy.

The pathway team works closely with our partners in Education to gather information about the child or young person and their presenting needs and forms an integral part of any subsequent multiagency discussions that take place.

When all the assessments have been completed the multiagency team meets to discuss the child or young person’s presenting needs.

This may or may not result in a diagnosis of Autism, however, the pathway consultant will contact the family to discuss the outcome and how any decisions made were reached.

Referrals must be made by a one of the professionals mentioned and be for a child registered with a GP surgery in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre.

Any queries for children not registered within the area should be directed to your GP, paediatrician, or education setting.