Subject: Children aged 0 – 5 with suspected autism
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?
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