Reference 2019-92

REF:           2019-92

Subject:       Children aged 0 – 5 with suspected autism

 

Request:

In your Trust area, what is the actual, average duration from receipt of referral to initial assessment / triage. NB If there is no initial assessment/triage stage, what is the actual, average time from referral (Stage 1) to a diagnosis appointment (Stage 3)?

If there is an initial assessment/triage process in your locality, what is the actual, average duration from initial assessment/triage (2) to formal diagnostic clinic appointment (3)?

What was the number of children aged 0 – 5 receiving a formal diagnosis of autism in the last full year for which records are available?

What was the average age of these children at the point of formal diagnosis?

 

 

Response:

Please find information attached.

2019-92 – FOI Request – Children aged 0 – 5 with suspected autism [115 kb] PDF