Assessment, diagnosis and interventions for autism spectrum disorders (SIGN 145)

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This guideline updates SIGN 98, published in 2007 to reflect the most recent evidence covering children and young people. The guideline provides recommendations for best practice in the screening, surveillance, diagnosis, assessment and clinical interventions for children and young people with ASD. It also incorporates evidence and recommendations on assessment, diagnosis and interventions for adults with ASD.

This guideline will be of interest to healthcare professionals and other multiagency colleagues who work with children and adults with ASD, as well as people with ASD, their parents, carers, relatives, partners and others with whom they interact.

Editorial Information

Last reviewed: 01 August 2019

Next review: 01 June 2023