Dr Laura Roughan is a highly experienced Clinical Psychologist with a special interest in neurodevelopmental disorders, especially autism. She has previously worked in the Social Communication Disorder Clinic at Great Ormond Street Hospital and now works for East London NHS Trust where she is part of a multi-agency assessment clinic for children and young people with neurodevelopmental disorders including autism, ADHD and ADD.
Dr Roughan has experience carrying out a range of assessments of complex neurodevelopmental presentations and comorbid mental health disorders. She is fully trained in the use of 3Di and Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2), both widely recognised as the leading assessment tools in their field. Dr Roughan delivers and supervises individual therapeutic work, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and also runs parent groups to help support parents managing a range of behavioural problems related to ASD.
Dr Roughan is highly expert in providing neuropsychological assessments in order to identify a range of specific learning difficulties and we can strongly recommend her if you are looking for expert opinion in this area.