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resources for medical professionals


Resources for MDs Working with Autistic Patients

Certain health conditions are more prevalent in the Autistic population (autoimmune conditions, irritable bowel syndrome, epilepsy, dysautonomia, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, mast cell activation syndrome, etc).

Supporting Autistic Patients:
Quick Tips

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

Doctor's Appointment

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.

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