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Talking about autism with your child

Parents often ask when is the right time to talk to their child about autism? Whilst this is a personal decision, the following information sheet has been developed to provide some practical suggestions for parents and carers to consider.

Sharing the diagnosis of autism with your child can assist your child to understand who they are and how their brain works.

Professionals suggest that it is ideal for individuals on the autism spectrum to be involved in the assessment process and to understand what the diagnosis means for them in an age appropriate way.

Download our information sheet on Talking about autism to learn more.