Autism – A booklet for parents, carers & families

“Autism – A booklet for parents, carers and families of children and young people with autism” is available on the SIGN website

Autism – A booklet for parents, carers & families

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 which can be viewed here 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.


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