Changes to Autism guidelines in Australia
Big news in the autism world was revealed this month - the first national guideline for the clinical assessment and diagnosis of autism.
AUSTRALIA’S first national guideline for the clinical assessment and diagnosis of autism was published this month, with the aim of creating greater consistency in practices across the country.
The new guideline has been developed through a comprehensive research process and in close consultation with the clinical, autistic and broader autism communities, according to Professor Andrew Whitehouse, Chief Research Officer of the Autism Cooperative Research Centre.
The recommendations of the guideline have been approved by the National Health and Medical Research Council, with copies available for download online from autismcrc.com.au
Thanks to Autism Swim for the info