Waiting times to diagnose autism increase by 25% in two years
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Waiting times to diagnose autism increase by 25% in two years

Stacey Atkinson Matron/manager, Inpatient services for people with learning disabilities, St Mary’s Hospital, Leeds

Public Health England and the National Autistic Society have revealed that people with autism are waiting about 25% longer than they did previously to get a diagnostic appointment for autism.

Learning Disability Practice. 20, 6, 11-11. doi: 10.7748/ldp.20.6.11.s13

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