Dr Sonia A

Dr Sonia A is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist who can undertake assessments of adults and children. Her areas of expertise are as follows:

  • Autism Assessment with children and adults using:
    • Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (Lorna Wing Centre, National Autistic Society)
    • The Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS)
    • The Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R)
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Assessments to provide information to help inform services on how to support parents with learning disabilities
  • Psychometric assessments, including:
    • WAIS IV (gold standard IQ assessments)
    • WPSSI IV
    • WMS III and WMS IV (gold standard memory assessments)
    • Vineland Adaptive Behaviour Scales (adaptive functioning assessment)
    • Rivermead Behavioural Memory Test
    • Griffiths
    • Adaptive Behaviour Assessment System (ABAS)
    • The Functional Living Scale (TFLS)
  • Awareness and assessment of the Mental Capacity Act
  • Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS)
  • Parenting Programme based on Webster Stratton Incredible Years
  • Safeguarding and Multi Agency  Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA)


We have adapted our working practices following the new COVID-19 national lockdown and rest assured that Carter Brown and our expert team of assessors are still available to support you throughout this difficult time. Although our doors may be closed, we are open for business and willing, ready and able to assist you.