How is ASD diagnosed?

Published online: 
06 May 2010
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This resource is for people who work in education, health or community settings who might come across children or adults with possible ASD or who might refer someone on for further assessment or diagnosis.

It describes the process of formal diagnosis of ASD, so that both you and the person with possible ASD and their family/whānau know what to expect if the person is referred for formal diagnosis.


Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    06 May 2010
  • ISBN:
    978-1-877509-24-7 (online)
  • HP number:
  • Citation:
    New Zealand Guidelines Group. 2010. What does ASD look like? A resource to help identify autism spectrum disorder. Wellington: New Zealand Guidelines Group.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
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