Management of assessments and diagnoses for children with autism spectrum disorders: the Western Australian model.

@article{Glasson2008ManagementOA,
  title={Management of assessments and diagnoses for children with autism spectrum disorders: the Western Australian model.},
  author={Emma J. Glasson and Sarah A Macdermott and Glenys Dixon and Hugh Cook and Peter Chauvel and Alana Maley-Berg and John Wray},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2008},
  volume={188 5},
  pages={288-91}
}
Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are severe developmental conditions that require specialised intervention and lifelong support. Recent increases in ASD prevalence have prompted new initiatives in Western Australia to improve the consistency of assessments and to more accurately monitor diagnostic trends within the population. WA has implemented statewide guidelines for the assessment of ASDs, has developed an open forum for clinicians to discuss issues relating to the assessment process, and… CONTINUE READING

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