The first of the three patient information booklets, from the guideline Assessment, diagnosis and interventions for autism spectrum disorders, for adults going through the diagnosis process, or who may already have been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been published by Health Improvement Scotland. It explains the recommendations in the guideline about:
- approaches that can help after diagnosis
- the care people are likely to get and can expect
The booklet will also be of interest to partners, friends, family, carers and employers.
Please click here to access the booklet, where it can also be downloaded for free.
If you would like to order any copies of this booklet, please email ( firstname.lastname@example.org ) the number of copies you would like and the full delivery address, including postcode. Paper copies of the booklet are free to all residents living in Scotland.
The booklets for young people will be available in January 2017 and the one for parents and carers will be available in February.