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Hi, any advice for diagnosis and GP referral or your experience

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself' started by Mischieftigertot, Nov 7, 2018.

  1. Mischieftigertot

    Mischieftigertot Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I have suspected that I am autistic for a while now. After researching and asking input from husband, parents, and taken some tests online it all points in the same direction. Well when I first started looking into it as aspergers but now, in the United States at least, it is ASD. So tomorrow I have an appointment with my GP for a referral to get diagnosed. I have read about others having difficulty getting a referral and am a bit worried. Did anyone else have issues with this and if so what did you do? I am a bit unsure what information I should take? It is difficult to find a good checklist for adult autism to take.
     
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    Nitro Admin/Immoral Turpitude Staff Member Admin V.I.P Member

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    Hi Mischieftigertot :)

    welcome to af.png
     
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    BraidedPony Not so well known member of anything V.I.P Member

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    Checklist to take....lol
    Sounds soooo Aspie doesn’t it?
    I’m a list person too.
     
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    clg114 Still crazy, after all these years. Staff Member V.I.P Member

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    Welcome to AutismForums!
     
  5. Autistamatic

    Autistamatic He's just this guy, you know?

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    Hi and welcome to the forum.
    I'm afraid I can't help you on your question from the UK but I'm someone will be along later who will be able to help :)
     
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    Mischieftigertot Well-Known Member

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    Hi, welcome to the forum. You will quickly find most (almost all) Doctors and even therapists know very little about ASD. Your best bet is to search ASD specialists in your area and start from there.
     
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