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Autism diagnosis in children and young people (NICE clinical guideline 128)

Published: 01/09/2011

This guideline was produced by the National Collaborating Centre for Women’s and Children’s Health (NCC-WCH) on behalf of the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE).

This guideline covers the signs and symptoms that should prompt professionals working with children, young people, and their parents or carers to consider autism; including components of diagnostic assessment after referral; and appropriate information and day-to-day support for children, young people and their parents or carers during referral.