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SIGN Clinical Guideline 145 – Assessment, diagnosis and interventions for autism spectrum disorders

The SIGN guideline on assessment, diagnosis and interventions for autism spectrum disorders (ASD) was published on 30 June 2016. In addition to providing updates of SIGN 98, covering children and young people, this guideline also incorporates evidence and recommendations on assessment, diagnosis and interventions for adults with ASD. The guideline covers:

  • the assessment, diagnosis and interventions for children, young people, adults and older adults with ASD
  • screening and surveillance
  • diagnosis and assessment
  • clinical recommendations and service provision
  • recommendations for further research
  • a checklist for information provision for patients

Link: http://www.sign.ac.uk/sign-145-assessment,-diagnosis-and-interventions-for-autism-spectrum-disorders.html

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