resources for medical professionals
Supporting Autistic Patients:
Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN) recommendations for best practice guidelines for health care providers
RACGP – Recognising & Supporting Autistic Patients
Autistic SPACE: a novel framework for Autistic needs in healthcare settings
AASPIRE – Primary Care Resources for Service Providers
A note on pain:
The FLACC and Wong-Baker faces pain scales are not appropriate for Autistic people (who can appear stoic and physically still, despite significant pain). You should always give more weight to the patient's self-report.