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  • Autism for parents

    Autism for parents, This webpage gives details about Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), as well, , not advice. Please read our disclaimer. What are Autism Spectrum Disorders? Autism is the central condition in the group of difficulties known as Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) or Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASC). For simplicity, we will use the term ASD, disabilities, to being more academically able and in mainstream education. About 10% of people with autism, Information about Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders, and how to get help

  • Neurodevelopmental psychiatry - championing autism

    Neurodevelopmental psychiatry - championing autism, Search Search The Championing Autism campaign led by the RCPsych Autism Champion Ian Davidson started in October 2016 as a pilot with pump, Davidson took over as Autism Champion in May 2021. Aims audit the autism continuing professional, CPD autism training programme to meet identified CPD needs; develop and implement models of best practice in support and selective referral to local specialist autism teams and develop and implement, Find out more about how the neurodevelopmental psychiatry SIG works to champion autism

  • Neurodevelopmental psychiatry resources about autism, Asperger, ADHD, ASD

    Neurodevelopmental psychiatry resources about autism, Asperger, ADHD, ASD, Yorkshire Partnership NHS FT UKAAN Autism College resources College Report CR228: The psychiatric management of autism in adults Diagnostic Interview Guide for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Diagnostic Interview Resource for Adults with ASD (to be used in conjunction with the above guide) England The Self Assessment Framework (SAF) for Autism Skills for Health: the Core Capabilities Framework for supporting Autistic People Think Autism: Fulfilling, Find more useful resources on ADHD and autism from the neurodevelopmental psychiatry SIG

  • Autism Diagnostic Interview Resource - Difficulties in non-verbal communication | Royal College of Psychiatrists

    Autism Diagnostic Interview Resource - Difficulties in non-verbal communication | Royal College of Psychiatrists, YouTube LinkedIn Instagram Section 1b of our autism training resource, on difficulties in non, Section 1b of our autism training resource, on difficulties in non-verbal communication

  • Diagnostic Interview Resource for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

    Diagnostic Interview Resource for Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), DONATE Search Search Search This training resource is designed to help mental health professionals conduct a diagnostic interview to ascertain whether an adult has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). On these pages you, that might be expected by peers of similar practical abilities. Is it Asperger Syndrome or Autism, Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), use our training resource designed to help mental health professionals conduct a diagnostic interview to ascertain whether an adult has Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

  • Is autism being overdiagnosed?

    Is autism being overdiagnosed?, Our Autism Champion Dr Conor Davidson examines the rise in autism diagnoses in the UK. This is one of the questions I am most often asked in my role as Autism Champion, by both psychiatry colleagues and laypeople. Most people have a sense that ‘there is more autism about’ these days. It is now rare to find someone who doesn’t have a friend or relative affected by autism. A recent article in the Guardian newspaper highlighted the issue of a large rise in autism diagnoses in the UK. But does

  • Multi-disciplinary team mentors for National Autism Training Programme for Psychiatrists

    Multi-disciplinary team mentors for National Autism Training Programme for Psychiatrists, health patients (ideally in specialist autism settings) for the National Autism Training Programme, to develop and run an enhanced course to provide specialist autism psychiatrists (or those wanting to develop into autism specialists) with the clinical skills needed to deliver enhanced autism support, and support them in their specialist autism roles. We are hoping to recruit MDT members who can bring, to autismtraining@rcpsych.ac.uk. The College values a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcomes applications from all

  • Autism Champion Blog 2022

    Autism Champion Blog 2022, It’s now over a year since I became the College autism champion and it seems to have gone by in a flash. One of the most heartening developments over that time is how autism and neurodivergence, , giving more prominence to autism and neurodivergence is just the first step. As a profession, all psychiatrists need to appreciate the greatly elevated risk of mental health problems in autism, and Emma have conducted research into preferred autism terminology, 573 participants with lived

  • My special interest in autism

    My special interest in autism, into psychiatry began when my younger brother received his autism diagnosis at just two years old. I, , autism has received growing recognition among healthcare professionals and the public. Thankfully, we have moved away from understanding autism exclusively as Leo Kanner’s classical description, and we now recognise and appreciate its diverse and sometimes subtle presentations. Autism is every, . For these reasons, I think we should all prioritise improving our understanding of autism and developing

  • Conversations about autism

    Conversations about autism, I am six months into a new role as Autism Champion for the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Carpenter, who is the Autism Programme Development Lead for NHS England in the London Region. Andrew told me he was diagnosed with autism aged 40. It was a life-changing event. He said, "I saw, suddenly made sense". Although his autism diagnosis has been overwhelmingly positive for Andrew, it was also unsettling to look back and realise things could have been much easier if the autism had been

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