Waiting times

There NICE guideline for autism diagnosis specifies 3 months lead time.

The latest report in June 2019 from the government self-assessment found out that the waiting times for adults’ autism assessment have doubled in the last two years.

The average wait is now 30 weeks.. Clearly with awareness the demand has increased while to supply of specialists did not keep up.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/autism-self-assessment-framework-exercise/executive-summary

NAS discusses the implications and its campaign: https://www.autism.org.uk/get-involved/media-centre/news/2019-06-20-new-report-adult-diagnosis-waiting-times.aspx