Diagnosis resources

Autism – management of autism in children and young people

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The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued draft guidelines on ‘The management and support of children and young people on the autism spectrum’. Read more »

Estimating the prevalence of autism spectrum conditions in adults

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This report estimates the prevalence of autism in England and shows that adults with a more severe learning disability have a greater likelihood of having autism. Read more »

Autism: recognition, referral, diagnosis and management of adults on the autism spectrum

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This guideline published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence clearly identifies the most common, recognisable characteristics that could suggest an individual is autistic and provides a full clinical pathway of care for those with the condition. Read more »

Autism Spectrum Quotient (Adult)

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The Autism Spectrum Quotient (AQ), developed by the Autism Research Centre, provides a measure of the extent of autistic traits in adults. Read more »

Adult Asperger Assessment

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The Adult Asperger Assessment (AAA) is a diagnostic test for Asperger syndrome in adults devised by the Autism Research Centre. Read more »

Empathy Quotient (EQ) for Adults

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The Empathy Quotient (EQ) for Adults is a self-assessment scale designed to measure empathy, which plays a key role in social understanding. Read more »