The following is an extract from The management and support of children and young people on the autism spectrum. (2013). London: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence.
22.214.171.124 Consider a specific social-communication intervention for the core features of autism in children and young people that includes play-based strategies with parents, carers and teachers to increase joint attention, engagement and reciprocal communication in the child or young person. Strategies should:
The intervention should be delivered by a trained professional. For pre-school children consider parent, carer or teacher mediation. For school-aged children consider peer mediation.
126.96.36.199 Do not use the following interventions for the management of core features of autism in children and young people:
188.8.131.52 Do not use the following interventions to manage autism in any context in children and young people: