Paediatricians are receiving referrals for children without the appropriate supporting information for diagnosis. This pathway ensures the work is completed in the community prior to referral.
For School age children please follow the School Age Autism Pathway
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Presentation may be by parents concerned with challenging behaviour and/or hyperactivity, or may present incidentally:
As part of the core programme of child health surveillance, healthcare professionals should be vigilant of features of Autism Spectrum Condition (ASC) to aid early detection.