New guide on the assessment and diagnosis of autism

A quick guide for young people and their families.

More than 1 in 100 people have autism. Being autistic affects people in different ways. It can bring strengths but also some challenges that can impact on how comfortable, health and happy you feel. Getting the right diagnosis and support is important.

This guide is for young people who are of secondary age and their families or adults with parental responsibility.

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