New SIGN Guidelines on Autism Available

The booklet Autism – A booklet for parents, carers and families of children and young people with autism is available on the SIGN website, using the following link:

http://www.sign.ac.uk/pdf/PAT145_parents_and_carers.pdf

The booklet is for parents/carers of children and young people up to the age of 18 who:

• have already been diagnosed with autism
• may be going through diagnosis

The booklet explains the recommendations in a clinical guideline produced by the Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network (SIGN), about:

• getting assessed and diagnoses for autism, and
• the approaches that can help

The booklet explains the recommendations in the SIGN clinical guideline Assessment, diagnosis and interventions for autism spectrum disorders.