Decision Aid Summary

Title Autism Early Intervention Decision Aid.
Audience Parents of children under 7 years old newly diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Options included Family-based including parent training
Therapy-based Interventions
Single element components addressing one aspect of autism
Therapies not specific to autism, but which may benefit children with autism
Service based treatments specific to autism
Comprehensive programs, combined approaches and developmental approaches
Year of last update or review 2013
Format Web, paper
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Nicole Grant
Where was it developed?
The University of Queensland
Health condition Autism
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
4 out of 8 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.