Supplementary papers and supporting materials
Papers, evidence tables and documents that supplement the Aotearoa New Zealand Autism Guideline: Third Edition.
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The Living Guideline Group regularly release documents that supplement the Aotearoa New Zealand Autism Guideline.
These include papers on the following topics:
- Parent mediated approaches for children (DOCX 5.1MB), published 2023
- Supports in tertiary education (DOCX 5.2MB), published 2022
- Music therapy (DOCX 758KB), published 2021.
- Physical activity (DOCX 663KB), published 2021.
- Sexuality education (DOCX 610KB), published 2019.
- School transitions (DOCX 1MB), published 2019.
- Impact of ethnicity (DOC 1.5MB), published 2018.
- Social skills groups (DOCX 764KB), published 2016.
- Cognitive behaviour therapy (DOC 2.3MB), published 2016.
- Implications of DSM-5 for diagnosis (DOCX 507KB), published 2014.
- Gastrointestinal problems (DOCX 739KB), published 2013.
- Supported employment services (DOC 1.1MB), published 2012.
- Pharmacological interventions (DOC 415KB), published 2011.
- Applied behaviour analysis (DOC 444KB), published 2010.
The evidence tables provide a transparent link between the strength of the available evidence and the grading of the recommendations in the Guideline.
Last updated: 24 November 2009
This is a review into available, validated instruments for use in the diagnosis of autism in combination with expert clinical judgement.
The review summarises the characteristics of several available instruments in terms of appropriate use and setting, statistical properties, training, qualification requirements and licensing arrangements.
In addition, it sets out some potentially preferable combinations of instruments for screening and diagnosis of autism.
- Diagnostic instruments for autism - Summary (PDF) (PDF 217KB)
- Diagnostic instruments for autism - A brief review (PDF) (PDF 406KB)