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All about diagnosis

Getting a formal autism diagnosis can mean access to the right support, and an explanation for why certain things are so difficult. There are many online 'autism tests' but these cannot guarantee accuracy, and are no replacement for a formal diagnosis.

This section explains the diagnostic process for children and adults, what to do following a diagnosis, and diagnostic terms and criteria.

You can also find information on our diagnostic services: The Lorna Wing Centre for Autism.

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Everything you need to know

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Children

Find out how to get a referral for your child and how we can support you through the diagnosis process.

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Adults

Do you think that you or someone you know may be autistic? Read about the diagnosis and support services available.
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Professionals involved

Find out more about the different professionals who can support you and your family through diagnosis.

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Autism profiles and diagnostic criteria

Find out about different autism profiles, diagnostic tools and criteria. 

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Diagnostic services

Learn more about our diagnostic services at The Lorna Wing Centre

Autism Helpline Number: 0808 800 4104
Last updated: 16/04/2018 15:27:45