SIGN – Patient Version – Autism

A booklet has been produced for young people of high school age who may have autism, or have already been diagnosed with autism, and explains the advice for healthcare professionals on how to help people with autism.

SIGN – Patient Version – Autism

A booklet has been produced for young people of high school age who may have autism, or have already been diagnosed with autism, and explains the advice for healthcare professionals on how to help people with autism.

The booklet looks at:

  • assessment and diagnosis of autism, and
  • what can help people with autism

This is the second of three patient booklets that SIGN are producing for autism.

The booklet for adults was published in December 2016 and the one for parents/carers will be published in March 2017.


Back to all articles


We provide a daily update on the day’s top health news by WhatsApp. To subscribe, please add our number (+447458012663) to your contacts as “College Voice” and then send "NEWS" as a WhatsApp message to +447458012663 for a daily update for the news that matters to you.

Who we are

We are a worldwide community of inspiring health professionals working together to advance our profession and improve patient care.

Read more

What we do

Over the past year we’ve made great advances in professionalising our approach to engaging more effectively with government and the wider health sector.

Read more

What we stand for

Together we are demanding action to address workforce shortages and implement solutions to help reduce staff burnout.

Read more