The following extracts are from Autism: recognition, referral, diagnosis and management of adults on the autism spectrum. (2012). London: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence. Full Item
Based on the limited and very low-quality evidence for behavioural therapies aimed at communication in autism the GDG concluded that there was insufficient evidence to make a recommendation about the use of behavioural therapies for the core autistic symptom of social-communication impairment in adults with autism.
22.214.171.124 Do not provide facilitated communication for adults with autism
126.96.36.199 For adults with autism without a learning disability or with a mild to moderate learning disability, who have identified problems with social interaction, consider:
188.8.131.52 Social learning programmes to improve social interaction should typically include: