Autism Plan for Children
4, 2003 - Source:
The Royal College of Psychiatrists
National Autism Plan for Children is the completion of the work
of the National Initiative: Autism Screening and Assessment (NIASA)
NIASA core group of experts was drawn from a wide range of disciplines
and areas of expertise.
recommendations include a clear timeframe for assessment, a call
for urgent training of professionals in knowledge and awareness
of autism spectrum disorders, the active involvement of families
in care planning and procedures, better multi-disciplinary and multi-agency
working, and the setting up of national networks. The report's appendices
contain useful tools and reference materials.
plan can be downloaded from: http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk
buy a copy of the full report and appendices (Code NAS 477; ISBN
1 899280 85 5), please contact The National Autistic Society's book
distributors, quoting the title and the NAS code.
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