5 Other versions of this guideline
The full guideline, Autism: recognition, referral, diagnosis and management of adults on the autism spectrum, contains details of the methods and evidence used to develop the guideline. It is published by the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health.
The recommendations from this guideline have been incorporated into a NICE pathway.
NICE has produced information for the public explaining this guideline.
We encourage NHS and voluntary sector organisations to use text from this information in their own materials about autism.