How to do a great assessment for someone who has autism

Authors:
SKILLS FOR HEALTH, SKILLS FOR CARE
Publishers:
Skills for Health, Skills for Care
Publication year:
2015
Pagination:
16
Place of publication:
Bristol

A guide to help professionals who are carrying out assessments for people with autism. It provides a list of issues to consider when carrying out assessment for someone with autism, highlighting the importance of communication; looks at carrying out the assessment; and the attitudes, knowledge and skills that staff should possess in order to carry out an effective assessment. The guide was co-produced with people with autism, their carers and families, advocates and health and social care professionals. (Edited publisher abstract)

Subject terms:
autism, autistic spectrum conditions, assessment, skills, social workers;
Content type:
practice guidance
Location(s):
England
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