MINISTRY OF HEALTH
CHILDREN’S GENERAL HOSPITAL  OF ATHENS “P. & A. KYRIAKOU”

The Specialized Unit for the Treatment of Children with Autism
The Specialized Unit for the Treatment of Children with Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders has operated as a peripheral unit of the Children’s Psychiatric Hospital in Attica, Greece since 1985.
This facility has been the sole structure of this kind since 1985 (within the Greek National Health System) and it was set up under the 2716/1999 Act concerning mental health. Under the providing of the same act it has been categorized as a Specialized Care Centre.
Following a decree by the Ministry of Health and Social Solidarity (23/5/2011) the Unit became part of the Children’s General Hospital of Athens “P. & A. KYRIAKOU”.
The unit offers mental health services to children and adolescents diagnosed with Autism or within the pervasive developmental disorders spectrum.

SPECIALIZED UNIT
DIAGNOSIS
ASSESSMENT
THERAPY PLANNING
MONITORING
INSTRUCTION – PARENT COUNSELING
FOR CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS 1 – 17 YEARS OLD

TREATMENT THROUGH THE DAY CARE PROGRAM
FAMILY SUPPORT
COUNCELLING ON TRANSITION FROM THE DAY CARE PROGRAM TO MAINSTREAM SCHOOLING
INSTRUCTION AND MONITORING OF SPECIAL EDUCATORS
FOR PRESCHOOLERS 2 – 5 YEARS OLD .

RESEARCH ON AUTISM
EDUCATION OF THERAPISTS AND HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
FOR HEALTH AND/OR EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS.

STAFF
The Day Care Centre is a unit of the Children’s Genaral Hospital “Panagiotis and Aglaia Kyriakou”.
The Head of the unit, since 1985, is the clinical psychologist, Stergios Notas D.P.MGR.
The multidisciplinary team, which is the scientific “core” of the unit, consists of the following:

STERGIOS NOTAS, Clinical Psychologist, Head of the Unit
CHRISTOS KAMBAKOS, Child Psychiatrist
MARIA NIKOLAIDOU, Social Worker
STILIANI TSIMPLOULI, Speech Therapist
ALKMINI BOUTRI, Clinical Psychologist
ANTIGONI MERTIKA, , Clinical Psychologist
NEFELI SOTIRAKOPOULOU, Special Educator – Psychologist
SOFIA KAVOURA, Special Educator
AGELIKI HAROKOPOU, Nurse – Educator
AIKATERINI MASTORAKOU, Nurse –  Educator
VASILIKI ANAGNOSTOU,  Occupational  Therapist
IFIGENIA STAVROPIERAKOU , Executive Assistant

This team is supported by a variety of staff aided by trainees in the fields of Psychology and Occupational therapy, as well as a number of trainee health professionals.
The team is assisted by associate health practitioners of various disciplines.

Useful Links
www.autismhellas.gr
http://autismpraxis.ning.com

CHILDREN’S GENERAL HOSPITAL “P. & A. KYRIAKOU”
www.aglaiakyriakou.gr  , 0317.syzefxis.gov.gr/?page id=2213

Contact Information
MINISTRY OF HEALTH
CHILDREN’S GENERAL HOSPITAL “P. & A. KYRIAKOU”
SPECIALIZED UNIT FOR THE TREATMENT OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM
AND PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
Postal address
91, MARATHONODROMON St.,
ATHENS 15452, GREECE
E-mail : autismos@aglaiakyriakou.gr
Tel. 210 6728181 , fax 210 6728182

How to reach us
By bus: Ε14, Χ14, 550, Α7, 602, 610 lines, get off at “Agia Varvara” station
By street car: 10, 18, 19 lines, get off at “Agia Varvara” station