What Is An Adult Autism Assessment Like?

Sarah Boon

Now unless you have been through it, being assessed for autism may seem like a mysterious process. To be honest, it is, and I had very little idea of what my day would entail until it arrived. I completed the whole assessment process in one day, with the diagnosis confirmed by the end of the day. Everybody’s experience will vary depending on where they will get their diagnosis from. But this is what my diagnosis was like when I went through the process last year.

First, there was a lot of form-filling

I self-referred myself to the place I got my diagnosis from. So it was a little different than going through my GP. I had a lot of paperwork to fill in about my life history. Questions ranged from sensory sensitivity to friendships and if I had any intense interests. Once I had completed about 12 sides of A4…

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My name is Nathan Young. I'm the founder of the Autism Candles project. I am a self-advocate. The candle project exist to make a statement about inclusion and opportunity. My email is nathan@autismcandles.com. Feel free to contact me. https://www.autismcandles.com


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