This website (previously ASDinfoWales) belongs to and is run by the National Autism Team, which is funded by Welsh Government. It is one of the resources which helps the Team achieve their aim to improve the lives of autistic people in Wales.

The following advice is adapted from NICE Guideline CG170: Autism in under 19s: support and management []


NICE have recommended that clinicians should not use the following treatments for core features of autism:

  • Antipsychotics
  • Antidepressants
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Exclusion diets (such as gluten- or casein-free diets).
  • Neurofeedback or auditory integration training
  • Omega-3 fatty acid supplements
  • Secretin
  • Chelation
  • Hyperbaric oxygen therapy