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Autism and ADHD Diagnoses: Why Are Wait Times So Long?

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KEY POINTS

On “Psychology Behind the Headlines,” hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest therapist Ryan Heapy discuss the alarming rise in wait times for autism and ADHD assessments in the NHS.

The Impact of Delays

Extended wait times for autism and ADHD diagnoses can significantly delay access to essential support services for children and adults alike.

The Power of Early Intervention

Early diagnosis and support are crucial, especially for children with autism, to maximize their developmental potential.

Potential Solutions

Prioritizing younger patients for assessments could provide them with the timely interventions they need to thrive

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