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 »

Autism: recognition, referral and diagnosis in children and young people on the autism spectrum

This guideline published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) covers the recognition, referral and diagnosis of autism in children and young people from birth up to 19 years. Read more »

Empathy/Systemizing Quotient (EQ-SQ) (Child)

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The Empathy/Systemizing Quotient (EQ-SQ) (Child) is a diagnostic instrument, developed by the Autism Research Centre, which contains a list of statements about real life situations, experiences and interests where empathizing or systemizing skills are required. Read more »

Quantitative Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (Q-CHAT)

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The Q-CHAT is a diagnostic instrument, developed by the Autism Research Centre, that aims to identify toddlers at risk of Autistic Spectrum Conditions with improved sensitivity, for both clinical and research purposes. Read more »

Autism Spectrum Quotient (Child)

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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 children. Read more »

Autism Spectrum Quotient (Adolescent)

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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 adolescents. Read more »

Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST)

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The Childhood Autism Spectrum Test (CAST), developed by the Autism Research Centre, is a parental questionnaire to screen for autism spectrum conditions. Read more »

Checklist for Autism in Toddlers (CHAT)

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The Checklist for Autism in Toddlers, developed by the Autism Research Centre, is designed to be used by GPs or Health Visitors during the 18 month developmental check-up. Read more »