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National Guideline for the Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism
The National Guideline for the Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders is the first unified approach to the assessment and diagnosis of autism in Australia. Launched in 2018, the Guideline defines clinical best practice and a new diagnostic standard.
Registering will give you access to the complete Guideline document, and the Implementation Toolkit which helps clinicians to upskill and deliver the recommendations in the Guideline with learning resources and practical tools.
National Guideline for supporting the learning, participation, and wellbeing of autistic children and their families in Australia
The National Guideline for supporting the learning, participation, and wellbeing of autistic children and their families in Australia provides clear and consistent Recommendations and Practice Points for practitioners who deliver supports to autistic children and their families, to ensure they are doing so in ways that are effective, safe and desirable to children and their families.
Launched in 2023, The Guideline focuses on practitioners delivering non-pharmacological supports in community and clinical settings that aim to support children aged 0-12 years but has a lifespan perspective, recognising that early supports should lay the foundation for a positive future.
Registering will give you access to the complete Guideline document.
The Integrated Employment Success Tool (IEST)
The Integrated Employment Success Tool (IEST) aims to improve employer confidence, employee productivity, job retention and the overall workplace success of autistic people. Developed specifically for employers, the practical workplace manual can be used across a variety of work environments.
The IEST provides employers with information about:
- autism and the strengths of autistic employees
- the benefits of employing autistic individuals
- the employment process and important factors for successful employment
- strategies to implement workplace modifications
- a range of resources, including editable checklists and templates.
Participatory and Inclusive Autism Research Practice Guides
The Participatory and Inclusive Autism Research Practice Guides provide researchers with the tools to ensure end-user driven research that delivers practical outcomes and resource that benefit the community. These guides outline the benefits of participatory research and provide guidance to enhance the uptake and quality of participatory and inclusive research practices.
By understanding, recognising and valuing the lived experience of autistic people, their families and supporters, researchers can:
- give end-users the opportunity to shape the research that is done about them
- produces research that is more relevant and beneficial to the community
- improve participant recruitment
- build community capacity and skills by including end-users in the processes and practices of research.